Light of Night

Written by Cecilia Copeland

Directed by Padriac Lillis

Dates: March 21, 2011 ( 7:30–9pm)

Language: English

Location: 64 East 4th Street, New York, NY 10003


"Light of Night" is Stephanie’s poetic descent into the dark underworld of marriage. Her charismatic husband and seductive best friend fight over who she should be. This Persephone inspired journey reflects our darkest natures. In the end, Stephanie must decide which windows and doors to leave open for light.

About the Playwright:
Cecilia Santa-Maria Rivera Copeland

Cecilia’s One Acts: Amusement Bomber made into a film with a Grant from Metro Screen Australia. Playing KCACTF First Honorable Mention, Produced at University of Iowa and Marietta College. Props Produced by Dark Luna in New York. W.O.W Hostage Produced by 13th Street Repertory Theater. Her Full Lengths: riptideSeven Devil’s Finalist, Courting produced as SLP’s New Play Winner. Light of Night with Florencia Lozano and Ana Cruz Kayne directed by Jay Wahl reading at New Dramatists and Arts/West hosted by Emily Prince. “The Wicked Son” A Passover Play, Friday Night Footlights, Dramatists Guild Directed by John Gould Rubin. One Women, produced for SWAN Day, Lennis J. Holm Scholarship Playwriting Award. Her Short Works: Words of a Revolutionary, produced by the Anarchist Theatre Festival of Montreal to be published this year by PM Press. Unicorn and Moontanner Girls to be published by The International Center for Women Playwrights. She holds a Theater BA with Honors University of Iowa and is a Playwriting MFA Ohio University, 2011. Cecilia is the Artistic Director for New York Madness and a member of the Dramatists Guild of America.


Ana Cruz Kayne
Florencia Lozano
Charles Goforth

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