September 6 & 7, 8:00 pm
[Cover Art by Kathy Ammon. Kathy@kathyammon.com]
PORTRAITS: HE SAID.. SHE SAID.. written by Robert Siegel is performed by two actors portraying men and women from different walks of life, different perspectives, and different ages. It covers a wide range of situations in our culture. There are twenty six monologs, 13 by a man, 13 by a woman, alternating, one at the end together. There are also three interludes where spoken word interacts with live music. The show runs about an hour. There is a $5 admission
Robert Siegel’s plays have been produced Off Broadway at the John Houseman Studio Theatre (Katmandu, a commission from F. Murray Abraham), EST’s Octoberfest (Overlooking The Park), and the New York Library for the Performing Arts at the Bruno Walter Auditorium (Night Into Winter), and regionally at the Mill Hill Playhouse in New Jersey, Charlotte Rep (Overlooking The Park). He has written screenplays for Lumiere in New York and Film Magnum Oy in Finland. He teaches playwriting and screenwriting at ECU.
Claire Ramsey’s storytelling has been heard and enjoyed statewide in North Carolina. President ex officio of the North Carolina Storytelling Guild, she has featured at such well-known regional storytelling festivals as the NC Storytelling Guild’s Storytelling Festival in Brevard, H. Leslie Perry Memorial Library’s annual festival, Stories by the Millstream sponsored by Rowan County public libraries, and annual arts festivals in Cary and at East Carolina University.