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John Patrick Shanley's "The Danish Widow" At Powerhouse

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    John Patrick Shanley is a Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning playwright, Oscar winning screenwriter, and theatre and film director. His works include Moonstruck, Joe Versus the Volcano, Welcome to The Moon, Savage in Limbo, Outside Mullingar, Doubt: A Parable - for stage, the title shortened to Doubt when it was adapted to film.

His new play, The Danish Widow, opens tonight in the Hallie Flanagan-Davis Powerhouse Theatre on the Vassar College campus in Poughkeepsie, NY. It’s the third mainstage show of the New York Stage and Film summer season.

In the play, a mystery unfolds against an international backdrop as a female insurance investigator finds herself battling wits with a formidable Danish widow.

The stellar cast includes Kyra Sedgwick, Craig Bierko, Matt McGrath, and Annika Boras.

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John Patrick Shanley, Kyra Sedgwick, and Annika Boras in rehearsal for The Danish Widow.

Sarah has been a public radio producer for over a decade. She grew up in Saranac Lake, New York where she worked part-time at Pendragon Theatre all through high school and college. She graduated from UAlbany in 2006 with a BA in English and started at WAMC a few weeks later as a part-time board-op in the control room. Through a series of offered and seized opportunities she is now the Senior Contributing Producer of The Roundtable and Producer of The Book Show.
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