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Temple Women’s Association Virtual Opening Luncheon
September 22 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Join us (virtually) for an afternoon of sisterhood and “Jewish Theater and the New Normal,” a presentation by Faye Sholiton, Founding Artistic Director of the Cleveland Interplay Jewish theater. She will discuss the effect the pandemic has had on her theater and what to expect next.
Box lunches are available for $25! Click here to reserve a lunch to be picked up at The Temple between 9:30-10:30am on September 22. The deadline for reserving a lunch is September 14.
Linda Myers – firstname.lastname@example.org or 216.337.7833
Sandy Pearl – Pearlie2129@sbcglobal.net or 440.449.1987
About Our Guest Speaker
Faye Sholiton developed her work in the Cleveland Play House Playwrights’ Unit from 1996-2011 and is a charter member of Dobama Theatre’s Playwrights’ Gym. Her full-length works have been read or produced in more than four dozen venues worldwide and have won more than 20 national honors. She is a five-time winner of Individual Excellence Awards from the Ohio Arts Council. Her work has been published by Applause, ArtAge, Meriwether, Smith & Kraus, Speert Publishing and the International Centre for Women Playwrights (ICWP). Prior to writing plays, she was an award-winning journalist for local, regional and national publications. She teaches writers of every description, including high school and college students, community groups and cruise ship guests. Professional affiliations include the Dramatists Guild, which she served as Regional Representative for Northern Ohio 2009-2016; the Alliance for Jewish Theatre; and ICWP. She is Founding Artistic Director of Interplay Jewish Theatre, a company that produces staged readings and presented works on Jewish themes. She has also adapted her play U.S. v. Howard Mechanic into the screenplay Howard Mechanic, both adapted from his autobiography “The Fugitive Candidate,” a memoir by the last prisoner of the Vietnam War. For the screenplay, she has been granted an OHIO ARTS COUNCIL INDIVIDUAL EXCELLENCE AWARD FOR FY 2020.