Special Chamber Breakfast: Meet the Playwright

This is a special and unique opportunity for Chamber members to meet with A. Rey Pamatmat who will discuss The Rep’s upcoming world premiere of his play “after all the terrible things I do.” 

This event is open to all members. Registration is not required but if you plan to attend, we'd appreciate knowing at info@wislgbtchamber.com so we can plan accordingly.

The play confronts issues of bullying, sexual identity, parenting and forgiveness. Milwaukee Rep is committed to providing platforms for understanding between and within the diverse communities of our region by producing plays and programs that engage specific challenges in our community and serve as a catalyst for civic dialogue and action. With this world premiere production there is a unique opportunity to increase awareness of LGBT issues in our community and better Milwaukee for generations to come.

A. Rey’s play after all the terrible things I do will open at Milwaukee Repertory and Huntington Theatres in 2014 – ’15. This summer, his play A Power Play; Or, What’s-its-name was presented at the 2014 O’Neill Playwrights Conference, his second residency there after Thunder Above, Deeps Below was presented in 2008. Rey’s play Edith Can Shoot Things and Hit Them premiered at the Humana Festival, received the Steinberg/ATCA New Play Citation and nominations for 2013 GLAAD Media and Lambda Literary Awards, and was featured at Guadalajara’s 2014 Semana Internacional de la Dramaturgia. Productions: Thunder Above, Deeps Below (Second Generation), A Spare Me (Waterwell), DEVIANT (the Vortex), High/Limbo/High (HERE); publication: Samuel French, Playscripts; awards: ’12/’13 Hodder Fellowship, ’11/’12 PoNY Fellowship, Princess Grace Award, Princess Grace Special Projects Grant, NYFA Playwriting Fellowship, E.S.T./Sloan Grant. Rey is Co-Director of the Ma-Yi Writer’s Lab. BFA: NYU, MFA: Yale School of Drama.

WHEN
September 30, 2014 at 8am - 9am
WHERE
The Rep’s Stackner Cabaret
108 E Wells St
Milwaukee, WI 53202
United States
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