Celebrity Reads-Part 3
An event every day that begins at 9:00 AM, repeating until December 17, 2020
Celebrity Reads Part 3 is available through Dec. 17.
Welcome to the Keeping Live Theatre Alive! virtual video page.
Seven Angels Theatre is part of the #theatre5alliance, a group that was recently formed to promote live theatre during the Covid-19 pandemic and to keep it thriving. The alliance is comprised of the Berkshire Playwrights Lab, Durango PlayFest, the Laguna Playhouse, the New Jersey Repertory Company and Seven Angels Theatre. Like similar groups nationwide, each of these organizations canceled their summer and fall performances due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The alliance will harness the writing talents of dozens of well-known screen and stage actors to create original vignettes of three to ten minutes each. The project is the brainchild of actor Dan Lauria (The Wonder Years, Lombardi), who called upon friends in the industry to create videos of themselves reading works they’ve written under the banner “Keeping Live Theatre Alive.” He has brought in Filmmaker Jeremy Fletcher to edit individual videos of the actors and alliance members will be making them available on their websites. Lauria is a longstanding supporter of local theater and of the alliance members.
“Every sector in society has been impacted negatively by COVID-19, including theaters,” Lauria said. “I wanted to raise awareness of the plight of these organizations while celebrating how actors are keeping their creative juices flowing.”