Women Center Stage: Chloe Varter Brown, The 20-Something Project

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With the mission of cultivating new, exciting work by early-career artists, The 20-Something Project gives emerging playwrights the opportunity to build their plays and their professional relationships through productions by their peers. The Lost Theatre presents developmental readings of Chloe Carter Brown's BEAUTIFUL SOMEWHERE and Molly Hagan's THE SWING OF THE SEA. Beautiful Somewhere Written by Chloe Carter Brown Presented by The Lost Theatre A dark and stormy night over the fields of Galilee. After the mysterious disappearance of a rabbi, Yoav arrives at the surreal American outpost, Temple Farm, where he is greeted by Paul, Lily, Warren, and the Israeli Mariah, all united by their belief in the Holy Land. Yoav's arrival coincides with a birth, a vision, a barn burning, a death, and an intruder- leaving the group fragmented and asking the unavoidable question--what is the fate of faith in the face of human tragedy? "It's this kind of focus and passion that is so encouraging to see in a young company making socially relevant work, and The Lost Theater is certainly a company to watch for the next few years." New York Theater Review (About Chloe) Chloe Carter Brown is a playwright, poet, and writer based in California, slouching towards Brooklyn. An Arabic speaker, Chloe has lived in Egypt and Yemen where her work involved gender roles and artistic representations of religious violence. She is a recent graduate of Williams College, where her short play about a subway bombing, Blast Radius, or Rachel and the Salt Pillars, is being produced in April. During her time at Williams, Chloe was involved in many productions, including The Last Days of Judas Iscariot and A Trivial Pursuit. She also wrote comedy for the sketch group, Department of Homeland Security. Chloe began developing Beautiful Somewhere with The Lost Theatre last fall; in addition to the theater, she writes for the cooking blog Big Girls Small Kitchen, her own blog, and her own amusement. (About The Lost Theatre) The Lost Theatre (TLT) is committed to building a theatre community where artists and non-artists alike can experiment and create in a supportive environment while finding where it relates to our lives and communities. Founded in August 2009 by three College Conservatory of Music graduates, today TLT consists of 14 core company members and has been a part of The New York International Fringe Festival, the V-Day World Campaign, and is now thrilled to join Women Center Stage. Currently developing two new plays by young emerging artists, along with curating The REX Project and The 20-Something Project, TLT is continuing its commitment to giving emerging artists' work and lost community stories a platform to be heard.

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