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New Play Workshop No. 1

How the Light Gets In

By E. M. Lewis
Directed by Emilie Beck

July 18–20

An unconventional romantic comedy! While grappling with her recent cancer diagnosis, a travel writer meets a frustrated Japanese architect, a homeless girl who lives under a weeping willow tree, and a tattoo artist who doesn’t want to use his gift. How the Light Gets In is a poetic and quirky romantic comedy about four lonely people who find each other when one of them falls apart.

This show includes adult language and themes and may not be suitable for children under age 14.

85 Minutes, no intermission. 

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Creative Team:

Playwright - E.M. Lewis

Director - Emilie Beck 

Scenic Designer - Sasha Schwartz 

Costume Designer - Dorottya Vincze

Lighting Designer - Baxter Carlisle Chambers 

Sound Designer - Zackery A. Bennett 

Stage Manager - Stephanie Buck*

Assistant Director - Matt Dickson

Assistant Stage Manager - Christian Marshall

Stage Management Apprentice - Kacie Pimentel


Cast (in order of appearance): 

Grace Wheeler - Tasha Lawrence*

Haruki Sakamoto - Ryun Yu*

Kat Lane - Madeline Seidman

Tommy Z - Ricardy Fabre


Production Team:

Wardrobe Supervisor - Jaylene Ogle

Light Board Operator - Wayne Ogle

Sound Board Operator - Alex Brock