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Latea Theater @ The Clemente
Friday 7/20 @7:30pm-9:00pm
Sunday 7/22 @9:30pm-11:00pm
Saturday 7/28 @11:15am-12:45pm
Wednesday 8/1 @9:15pm-10:45pm
Saturday 8/4 @2:30pm-4pm
Runs as a double bill with GIRL INSIDE THE MIRROR.
A New York actress has to decide between giving birth to a baby with a serious genetic
disorder or starring in her first Broadway show (Opening Night is her due date).
Long: Although Essie has mixed feelings about being pregnant — she’s a successful New
York actress with a happy marriage — she warms to the idea, until she learns the baby has a
genetic disorder. Haunted by her past, Essie examines her life’s work, worth, and the future
of her family. Pregnant Pause premiered at United Solo Theatre Festival in 2016.
Kathleen Jones (Playwright, Founding member of Good Pilgrim) is a writer and performer with an MFA in playwriting from Catholic University. Previous plays include her solo show Daughter of Salt at United Solo (winner, Best Short Solo); Soldier W and The Turtle and the Kidney at Drew University; and Conversations I’ve Never Had at Catholic University. The W Trilogy was a semi-finalist at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival and had a full production at Arcadia University. Notable performances include Erika in Dontrell Who Kissed the Sea at Source Festival and Stephanie in String of Pearls with Theatre 68. She is a company member at Theatre 68 and is currently working as a staff writer on Wholly Broken.
@hellokathleenj | www.hellokathleenjones.com
Amie Cazel (Essie, founding member of Good Pilgrim) is an actor and collaborator in theatre and film. She originated the role of Essie in Pregnant Pause at United Solo in 2016. Amie is the NY Associate Artistic Director for Improbable Players, an educational theatre company dealing in substance abuse prevention. Past solo performance includes The Yellow Dress (Deana’s Educational Theater) and Broad Stripes and Bright Stars (Smithsonian). NY Theatre: The Seagull (Ophelia Theater Group). Her short film Sisters Bound is soon to be released. She holds an MFA in Acting from Catholic University and is a proud member of Actors Equity and SAG-AFTRA. @amiecazel | www.amiecazel.com
Maureen Monterubio (Director) is a theater and film director based in New York City. Her work has been produced by The Araca Project (Off-Broadway), Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival, United Solo Festival, Manhattan Theatre Club, Field Trip Theatre, Source Festival, and The Kennedy Center. Maureen is making her writing debut in the short film, Emma On The Roof premiering Fall 2018. She is currently developing a new play Voyagers based on the NASA mission of the same name. @maurmontie