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Pinky Swear Announces its Next Season, Comprised of Two World Premieres from Local Playwrights Highlighting Women’s Voices


Pinky Swear Productions is proud to announce that its 20172018 season will feature two brand-​new works by DC playwrights and Pinky Swear company members, Natalie Piegari and Brittany Alyse Willis. Piegari’s Safe as Houses will debut this fall, while Willis’ Use All Available Doors will open in the spring/​summer of 2018. Both productions will be world premieres.

Pinky Swear has been developing both pieces internally for nearly two years, and an excerpt from each was presented at the Kennedy Center’s Page-​to-​Stage Festival in 2016.

“We feel that Safe as Houses and Use All Available Doors are really unique and vital pieces of theatre and are proud that they have come from local playwrights who are members of our company and that they so perfectly align with our mission of showcasing complex women characters,” says Karen Lange, Pinky Swear’s Artistic Director. “We’ve long believed in these pieces, and we’re thrilled to be able to share them with the community.”

A violent storm is more than the harbinger of rain in Piegari’s Safe as Houses. In the play, an ordinary suburban family struggles to survive both a supernatural and natural disaster. Willis’ Use All Available Doors follows a soon-​to-​be-​decommissioned WMATA train car, a grieving operator re-​evaluating her life’s path, and a revolving door of passengers as they travel the length of the Red Line, with vignettes performed between each stop.

Exact dates and venues haven’t yet been announced, but keep an eye on Pinky Swear Productions’ newly revamped website (http://​pinkyswear​-pro​duc​tions​.com/) for updates.

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About Pinky Swear Productions

Pinky Swear is a feminist theatre company that celebrates the diversity of women’s experiences by telling inclusive and subversive stories.

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About Pinky Swear

Pinky Swear’s Mission is to produce modern plays with well-​crafted, believable, engaging women’s roles where people talk to each other and things happen. Our productions are a little funny, a little dark, and a lot entertaining.

Pinky Swear is a 501©3 nonprofit organization.

Our goals are to:

• Build a company in which local theatre artists can make a living in our community.

• Raise the profile of women’s voices in theatre by hiring women artists and technicians whenever possible.

• Enable artists to experiment with new avenues of expression.

About Capital Fringe

Capital Fringe is a 501©3 nonprofit organization founded in 2005 with the purpose of connecting exploratory artists with adventurous audiences by creating outlets and spaces for creative, cutting-​edge, and contemporary performance in the District. Capital Fringe’s vital programs ensure the growth and continued health of the local and regional performing arts community by helping artists become independent producers while stimulating the vibrant cultural landscape in our city.

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