Playwright Burke Campbell on his short play The Red Lacquered Box, part of the Week Two lineup in Alumnae Theatre Company’s 29th annual New Ideas Festival. Week Two runs Wed – Sunday, March 15 – 19. Week Three starts March 22, and features a different lineup of plays that run 15 – 30 minutes each.
See http://www.alumnaetheatre.com/new-ideas-festival-2017.html for more info. Tickets are only $15/week!
Aleksandra Maslennnikova as “Madame Giles”, in The Red Lacquered Box. Photo by Burke Campbell
The curtain is going up on the second week of the New Ideas Festival, at the Alumnae Theatre. My play, THERED LACQUERED BOX, will receive its premiere. The psychological thriller stars Aleksandra Maslennikova. As “Madame Giles”, she explains the incredible events that have led to a public scandal, one that has sent shock waves through polite society. Directed by Lynn Weintraub. Stage managed by Ksenia Sabouloua. Book early, as the festival usually sells out.
Director Lynn Weintraub
The Red Lacquered Box by Burke Campbell
March 15-19, 2017
Wednesday to Saturday 8pm
Saturday + Sunday 2:30pm
In the late 1800s, in Paris, France, a tragic incident shocks polite society. Madame Giles, secretary to Madame Tullée, relates the details of the terrible event, casting light on this dark mystery.
Playwright: Burke Campbell
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