LOS ANGELES, Sept. 11, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Celebrating ten years of one-person-shows with insight into history's most famed figures, Tom Dugan Plays will commemorate the 10-year anniversary with a ticket giveaway in the four upcoming locations where Tom Dugan Plays will be performing, to those who offer a personal answer to the question "What is your real face?" by November 16 via creative works including drawing, writing, photo, video or other creative piece to the Tom Dugan Plays Facebook page. Entry details: https://www.facebook.com/events/201985319974823/?context=create#
Playwright, actor and Drama Critics Circle Award Winner Tom Dugan will personally select one best submission from each region to win two tickets for the corresponding show in that submitter's region and will feature the creation on social media. Upcoming shows include:
|Southern California – "Robert E. Lee - Shades of Gray"|
|Rubicon Theatre in Ventura, CA|
|Sept. 4 – Sept. 29|
|Georgia – Premiere of "The Ghosts of Mary Lincoln"|
|University of West Georgia in Carrolton, GA|
|Oct. 15 – Oct. 18|
|Las Vegas – "Wiesenthal"|
|The Smith Center in Las Vegas, NV|
|Nov. 9 – Nov. 10|
|New England – "Frederick Douglass - In the Shadow of Slavery"|
|Zeiterion Theatre in New Bedford, MA|
The anniversary contest is inspired by a major theme in "Lee" of "showing your real face." Dugan's current performances in Ventura mark exactly ten years since the inception of Tom Dugan Plays with the initial performance of "Lee."
Dugan has four shows in production simultaneously, making his ten years of theatrical contributions both significant and unique.
With recent past performances in Beverly Hills and Manhattan, Dugan's one-person plays are celebrated from coast-to-coast. See one sheets for each play: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.387048708071454.1073741829.226637107445949&type=3
Says Dugan, "I am thankful to my audiences who go on this journey with me and I'm excited to see and share the creations by others in our community."
ABOUT TOM DUGAN: Veteran actor, playwright, recipient of the 2011 Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Solo Performance and winner of three 2011 Los Angeles Ovation Award nominations for his work in "Wiesenthal," Tom Dugan has been professionally acting in Los Angeles for over 25 years, with a play opening Off-Broadway in 2014 and extensive TV and film credits including Bones, Friends, Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Practice, Even Stevens, Chicago Hope, Just Shoot Me, Kindergarten Cop and Dave.
ABOUT "THE GHOSTS OF MARY LINCOLN:" Written by playwright Tom Dugan, "The Ghosts of Mary Lincoln" offers a private visit with America's most haunted first lady, Mary Todd Lincoln, as portrayed by award-winning actress Michele Tauber. Set on a dark and stormy night, "The Ghosts of Mary Lincoln" is an evening of blood, madness and murder.
ABOUT "WIESENTHAL:" Critically acclaimed one-man play "Wiesenthal" was hailed "masterful" by Backstage, "authoritative and engaging" by the LA Times, and "most eloquent" by LA WEEKLY. Written by and starring Tom Dugan, "Wiesenthal" chronicles the life of Holocaust survivor Simon Wiesenthal. http://www.tomduganplays.com/HTML%20pages/simon.w.html
ABOUT "ROBERT E. LEE - SHADES OF GRAY:" One-man play "Robert E. Lee - Shades of Gray" invites audiences into the mind of the Confederate Commander moments before meeting with General Ulysses S. Grant on April 9, 1865, triggering the end of the American Civil War. http://tomduganplays.com/HTML%20pages/lee.html
ABOUT "FREDERICK DOUGLASS - IN THE SHADOW OF SLAVERY:" Deemed "fantastic," "smartly produced," and "the best history lesson ever," "Frederick Douglass - In the Shadow of Slavery" explores the dramatic complexities of American history as portrayed by Broadway's Mel Johnson Jr. http://www.tomduganplays.com/HTML%20pages/douglas.html
ABOUT "JACKIE KENNEDY:" "Jackie Kennedy," currently in pre- production, is an intimate portrait of the most private, public figure of the 20th century.
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