Hot Off the Press

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Hot Off the Press is a program of excerpted new solo writings presented by talented women playwrights in staged readings. The program includes:

Real As It Can Be. Written and performed by Yvette Cason. Musician, actor and now empty nester, Yvette takes us on a personal and funny journey from childhood to adulthood. She discovers that life doesn't always turn out like we planned.

Strong As Honey. Written and performed by Alma Collins. A woman recounts her generational relationship with her mother and grandmother and how being an ultimate caretaker for her mother both challenged and healed their role- reversal relationship.

Self-ish! Written and performed by Roxana Ortega. An ambitious Latina actor accepts the role of a lifetime when she decides to care for her mother with Alzheimer's and in doing so she must face her ultimate fear: Will loving her mother mean losing her own dreams?! Her journey takes her through the world of elder care, the opera and even Africa.

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