Norwich Writers Series presents play and playwright

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NORWICH UNIVERSITY OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS

March 28, 2016

Norwich University’s 2015-16 Writers Series presents “Rodeo Gals,” a play written and produced by Jeanne Beckwith, March 31 – April 2, beginning at 7:30 p.m. in Dole Auditorium.

The performance of “Rodeo Gals” on Saturday, April 2, will be followed by an interactive “Talk Back” with Beckwith and the actors.

A Norwich Adjunct Professor in playwriting and theater, Beckwith has been writing and producing plays since 1982. She received her doctorate from the University of Georgia.

A director as well as a playwright, Beckwith has worked both in children’s theatre and as a professional actor in summer repertory theatre. Her plays have been produced around the United States and abroad, including a production of her play “A War Story at the Rialto” by the State Theater in Turkey in Ankara and Istanbul. In addition to her playwriting skills, Beckwith specializes in drama and acting.

The Norwich Writers Series is produced by the College of Liberal Arts, the Department of English & Communications, and Pegasus Players. All Writers Series events are free and open to the public.

For more information, please visit the Writers Series website: writers.norwich.edu.

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