Sci-Fi Scenes and Monster Dreams - a collection of scenes for student actors
Coming in Fall 2015 - Pioneer Drama Services, Publisher
Sci-fi Scenes and Monster Dreams is the current title for my upcoming collection of scenes for student actors. Based on traditional Sci-fi and Monster genres, these scenes are humorous and fun to present. Designed for 2 - 8 actors of any age, each scene offers a unique approach to acting development.
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Starring on Bay Street is my first novel and I am so excited to share this work with my readers.
A Synopsis of the novel, Starring On Bay Street,
by Jan Peterson Ewen.
Adrian Williams is fighting to keep a local theater from taking its final bow. Formerly a professional stage actress, she has now turned her expertise from promoting herself to promoting the aspirations and dreams of a community of larger-than-life characters. The old, 1914 structure that houses the makeshift theater sits on the shores of the beautiful Puget Sound in a small, blue-collar town in the Pacific Northwest.
Starring on Bay Street follows the lives of Adrian, her amateur theater group, her growing family and an incredible cast of comical characters as they struggle, persevere and ultimately thrive. Framed by a main stage production of The Pirates of Penzance, from opening night accidents to closing night bows, this comically touching story is replete with the joys and mishaps that are ever-present in local community theater. Laced throughout the five weeks of performance, the real life dynamics of the participants unfold - the growth of an adult acting class that embraces a group of courageous women in the process of reinventing their lives through the arts; the life passages of a failing, elderly actor and his rising 12 year old protégé; the needs of Adrian’s own talented family; her challenge of dealing with a short-sighted Board of Directors and the personal decisions that plague her as she weighs her love for these people and the success of the theater against her personal struggles and fulfillment.
Full of comedic dialogue, human foibles and moving interactions, Starring on Bay Street will touch your heart, stir your emotions and inspire you to find your inner muse.
Bonus Material for Starring on Bay Street
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