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Free Playwright Reading at the Deering Estate's Theatre Lab

MIAMI (May 27, 2016)

Lost Girls Theatre Company, Co-Artistic Directors Andie Arthur and Katherine Siegel, present their final Playwright Reading of the season, "Faust: A Gay Romantic Comedy" by emerging Miami playwright, Vyvian Figueredo at the Deering Estate's Visitor Center Theatre on Monday, June 13, 2016 at 8:00 pm. The event is free and open to the public. Please note that the playwright readings may contain mature subject matter.

About: "Faust: A Gay Romantic Comedy" by Vyvian Figueredo
This play follows Faust, a young gay man living with his mother. The main character longs for his love interest, Ben, to notice him, so he makes a deal with the Devil to fulfill his wish. To Faust’s dismay, Ben dotes upon another and an unconventional romantic comedy ensues.

The event is part of a Playwright Project Residency as well as a part of annual Theatre Lab Programming at the Deering Estate located at 16701 SW 72 Avenue in Miami. The Visitor Center Theatre and parking lot are located at the end of SW 168th, east of Old Cutler Road in the Palmetto Bay Neighborhood.

Arts Programming at the Deering Estate is made possible with the support of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the South Florida Theatre League, and the Deering Estate Foundation, Inc.

About the Deering Estate
The 450+ acre Deering Estate is an environmental, archaeological and historical preserve. From canoe tours to bird walks and guided nature hikes, the Deering Estate has diverse activities for the whole family to enjoy. The Estate is part of the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Space Department, which manages the Estate on behalf of the State of Florida.
 
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About Lost Girls Theatre Company
On a mission to recreate a sense of wonder, Lost Girls Theatre focuses on highly visual storytelling that addresses modern concerns through the lens of classical themes and pop culture. Co-Artistic Directors Andie Arthur and Katherine Siegel strive to bring the excitement of unique and original theatrical performances to audiences both young and young at heart.