WSRep Lab Series Presents “The Excavation of Mary Anning”
The Excavation of Mary Anning
by Ian August
A fanciful history of a truly remarkable woman.
19th-century fossil hunter Mary Anning moves to tear down a system desperate to keep her anonymous.
Ian August (playwright) is a NJ based playwright and lyricist, whose works have been performed across the U.S., as well as in Canada, Australia, the UK, South Korea and Bermuda. His full-length plays include: The Goldilocks Zone, (Passage Theatre Company), Donna Orbits the Moon (NJ Repertory Company, Utah Contemporary Theatre; Barbour Memorial Playwright Award, 2010), Missing Celia Rose (NYC Summer Play Festival; Orlando Shakespeare Theater’s “Playfest 2009″; Bermuda Musical and Dramatic Society), Submitted by C. Randall McCloskey (2011 NY Intl. Fringe Festival), Natural History (2009 NY Intl. Fringe Festival),The Aisling (2009 Heiress Productions New Play Series Award), The Moor’s Son, Interviewese, The Excavation of Mary Anning, Displaced, and Cobbler. Mr. August’s works have been published by Sam French Inc., The Pitkin Review, Smith and Kraus Publishing and the One-Act Play Depot. Mr. August is a founding member of the Princeton-based Witherspoon Circle Playwrights Lab and is a graduated member of PlayPenn’s playwriting workshop, The Foundry.
Monday, June 18 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Raue Center For The Arts, North Williams Street, Crystal Lake, IL, United States