Veronica receives news her eldest daughter, Anna, has tragically died while on duty as a firefighter. The news media picks up the story, and soon Veronica is thrust into the national spotlight as the mother of a hero. After a year speaking to groups and becoming a sort of celebrity, Veronica must come to terms with whether her choice to honor her daughter was based on love or something more self-serving.
Tom Smith’s published plays include Drinking Habits, Drinking Habits 2: Caught in the Act, Dangerous, and The Odyssey (Playscripts); ESL, What Comes Around, A Christmas Carol, Johnny and Sally Ann… and The Wild and Wacky Rhyming Stories of Miss Henrietta Humpledowning (YouthPLAYS); and Marguerita's Secret Diary (Samuel French) among others. His plays have been produced across the U.S. as well as in Australia, Belgium, Canada, Germany, Ireland, Latvia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Romania, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. Tom is a proud member of The Dramatists Guild of America and Stage Directors and Choreographers Society. tomsmithplaywright.com
Kathryn Stewart is a freelance director based in Seattle as well as the casting director for Theatre Battery in Kent, WA. This summer, she directs the workshop of Kiki’s Delivery Service by Eiko Kadono, adapted for the stage by Jessica Siân at Theatre Battery. Since moving to Seattle in 2012, she’s had the pleasure of working with theatres such as ACT, 5th Avenue, Intiman, Book-It, Village Theatre and Taproot Theatre Company. kathrynstagedirector.com
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