Stolen Beauty

by Leslie Kobylinski

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About the Play

The accidental discovery of an art masterpiece creates a twisted web of competing truths that threatens to unhinge a family and destroy the lives of everyone involved.


Staged Readings, FREE ADMISSION! 

7:30pm October 6, Arts Club of Washington

7:30pm October 20, Theater on the Run

7:30pm November 2, Keegan Theater 

7:30pm November 3, Keegan Theater



Leslie Kobylinski (Playwright)

Leslie Kobylinski is best known as the Artistic Director for First Draft, a non-profit professional theater company dedicated to developing new plays alongside audiences and partnering with theaters looking to produce new work. She has collaborated with DC playwrights on over 30 new works for the stage, and has guest directed over 25 readings. In 2007, Leslie made her playwriting debut at Round House Theatre with The Director: The Third Act of Elia Kazan starring Helen Hayes award-winner, Rick Foucheux. A DC native, and former producer for network television programs at NBC, CNN and TNT, Leslie is a frequent script consultant for television and films.


Suzanne Maloney (Dramaturg)

For over 40 years, Suzanne has helped to create and lead theater productions for a wide variety of amateur, academic, and professional companies. She has directed plays in the area for over 20 years at companies around the Washington DC area. She works as a dramaturg for local and national playwrights as they develop new work for the stage and has served as production dramaturg for over 27 productions, most recently The Typographer’s Dream at The Hub Theatre. She helped develop the First Light Mason Student Playwright Mentorship and Competition at George Mason where she also taught playwriting. Suzanne has served as production dramaturg for nine years for the Mason Ten Minute Play Festival and works as the Company Dramaturg for The Hub Theatre.


Kathleen Akerley (Director)

Kathleen Akerley has written and/or produced Pol Pot & Associates, LLP, Goldfish Thinking, Something Past in Front of the Light, and The Oogatz Man (Longacre Lea);Theories of the Sun, and Tyrant (Sideshow Theatre); Feet, 1,952 Miles, and Banquo's Dead, Jim (Source Festival); several plays for eXtreme eXchange, Hope Operas, and Round House's Heyday Players. 


First Draft at The Rose Theatre

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