Blair Leatherwood will read John Lescroart’s story “The Last Confession.” Leatherwood comes to Stories on Stage Davis after several appearances at Stories on Stage Sacramento. He is an actor with over forty years of experience in and around the Sacramento area. He has worked with the Sacramento Theatre Company, Sacramento Music Circus, Capital Stage, Livermore Shakespeare Festival, and many other arts organizations, including the late Davis Comic Opera Company. He has a number of film and commercial credits as well.
Diana Cossey will read an excerpt from K.E. Montieth’s novel, Fiddler’s Ridge. Cossey’s passion for music and theater has made her a familiar figure to Sacramento theater-goers and music lovers. She played Truvy Jones in the 2011 Celebration Arts Theater production of Steel Magnolias, appeared at Stories on Stage Sacramento several times, and she has been an active member of the River City Chorale for the past twenty years. She’s been blessed to perform her music in Italy, Croatia, and Brazil, and has appeared in David L. MacDonalds’ Best of Broadway and Family Promise. Cossey is pleased to make her first appearance at Stories on Stage Davis.
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Thanks for helping us celebrate the beginning of our second season last night! It was wonderful to see so many new and familiar faces at the Pence. Join us next month for a special fourth Saturday event, featuring thrilling writing from John Lescroart and K.E. Montieth.
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Kat Miller will read from Yiyun Li’s Kinder Than Solitude. Miller is a proud member of Actor’s Equity Association. She began her professional theater career performing in regional theaters of Northern California. She is a former member of the Sacramento Theatre Company, where her credits include Gwendolen in The Importance of Being Earnest, Vicky/Brooke in Noises Off, The Goddess Parvati in Arranged Marriage, Ifigenia in Electricidad, and Padma in Queen of the Remote Control. Miller is also a member of the Canadian Actor’s Equity Association. Credits abroad include the role of Tecmessa in Timberlake Wertenbaker’s Ajax in Afghanistan and Artemis in Valina Hasu Houston’s The Intuition of Iphigenia—both productions were world premieres performed in Greece in 2012. Other favorite shows include Fat Pig, Much Ado About Nothing (Capital Stage), A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Taming of the Shrew, and Othello (Sacramento Shakespeare Festival).
Charlotte French will read Lois Ann Abraham’s “Mary Jesus.” French has enjoyed theater in its many aspects, from puppet shows as a child to directing, choreographing, acting, and costuming as an adult. She has had the pleasure of working with a number of local groups, including the Davis Comic Opera, Roseville’s Magic Circle, the Woodland Opera House, the Sacramento Opera, and the Davis Musical Theater Company. Of all the varied roles she has played, her favorite will always be Desiree in A Little Night Music. She is looking forward to reading for Stories on Stage Davis.
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