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Short plays, concert by Tommy Cash set for Wellsboro

WELLSBORO – There will be a lot of entertainment in Wellsboro the weekend of Sept. 30.

Workshops, memoir and short play festival

Sept. 30-Oct. 2, the Hamilton-Gibson Women’s Project will host a memoir and short play festival and invites men, women and children and full-time students to attend.

Memoirs written by local women will be presented in reader’s theater-style at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 30 and 2:30 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Warehouse Theatre, 3 Central Ave.

Five 10-minute plays authored by male and female professional playwrights will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1 and again at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 2 at the Warehouse Theatre. Four are comedies and one is a drama.

Women of high school age and older can register for a comedic improvisation workshop being held at 10 a.m. Oct. 1 in the Warehouse Theatre Gallery and an unarmed stage combat workshop at 2 p.m. Oct. 1 in Room 218 at the Deane Center for the Performing Arts, 104 Main St.

For individual tickets to attend Memoir and Short Play Festival performances or a workshop or for a special weekend package for women to attend both workshops and the festival, call Hamilton-Gibson at 570-724-2079 or email hamgib@gmail.com.

Johnny Cash’s brother to perform

The Wellsboro Community Concert Association’s first concert of its 69th season will feature Tommy Cash and his band, the Cash Crew in the Coolidge Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Deane Center for the Performing Arts.

A singer-songwriter, Cash has released more than 20 albums during his country music career. For his family oriented performance, he will sing his hits, including his best-known “Six White Horses” and perform a musical tribute to his brother, the late Johnny Cash.

Now in his mid 70s, Tommy continues to record music and is currently on tour across America and foreign countries. In July and August, he was on stage in Canada; in September and October he will be in the U.S.; and he will travel to Norway Oct. 19-24.

For more information, visit www.wellsborocca.org.

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