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ON THE EXHALE Involves Stage West

How do you retain your self from turning into the very factor you concern? Stage West Government Producer Dana Schultes, starring in her first ever one-woman present, tackles this query in Martín Zimmerman’s engrossing On the Exhale. The piece begins a 3-week regional premiere run on Thursday, February 3 within the Evelyn Wheeler Swenson Theatre at Stage West.

A university professor, whose life has been endlessly modified by a mindless act of violence, finds herself inexplicably drawn to the very weapon used to perpetrate the crime – and to the irresistible feeling of energy that comes from holding life and loss of life in her palms. This well timed tour de power intimately examines our collective grief over a nationwide epidemic which all of us need to finish.

Schultes says “I knew I needed to do the play. The second I completed studying it, I stated to myself, ‘Oh yeah. I need to do that play. That is the one.’ The very fact is, I like a great story. It is what attracts me to simply about each play we placed on the season and that is what sealed the deal for me with regard to On the Exhale. I can not wait to share it with audiences.”

“Mesmerizing, gripping in its economic system and hits dwelling like a bullet” – The Guardian

Martín Zimmerman is a multi-ethnic, bilingual playwright and screenwriter whose performs embrace Seven Spots on the Solar, On the Exhale, White Tie Ball, The Making of a Fashionable People Hero, The Stable Sand Under, and Let Me Depend the Methods, and have been produced or developed at The Kennedy Middle, Goodman Theatre, Cincinnati Playhouse In The Park, Oregon Shakespeare Pageant, La Jolla Playhouse, Alley Theatre, Roundabout Underground, Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, Traverse Theatre, LCT3, New York Theatre Workshop, Victory Gardens Theater, The Eugene O’Neill Theater Middle’s Nationwide Playwrights Convention, The Playwrights’ Middle, Alliance Theatre, A.C.T. (Seattle), amongst many others, with upcoming initiatives with Roundabout Theatre Firm, Yale Repertory Theatre, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, and Marc Platt Productions. A recipient of the Terrence McNally New Play Award, Steinberg/ATCA New Play Award Quotation, Humanitas Prize New Voices Award, and the Nationwide New Play Community’s Smith Prize, amongst others, Martín is a Producer on Netflix’s Ozark, was a Employees Author on Netflix’s Narcos, has been the Alliance for Latino Theater Artists (ALTA) Artist of the Month, was a member of the 2011-2012 Playwrights’ Unit at Goodman Theatre, and is a Playwright in Residence at Teatro Vista. He holds an MFA in Playwriting from The College of Texas at Austin, and a BA in Theater Research and BS in Economics from Duke College.

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On the Exhale shall be directed by TCU Professor Harry B. Parker, who final directed First Date for Stage West. The forged options Stage West’s Government Producer Dana Schultes, who has most lately been seen in Stage West’s studying of Conflict Phrases, in addition to in our digital presentation of Boredom, Concern and Wine.

Set design is by Allen Dean, with lighting design by Bryan Stevenson, costume design by Dana Schultes and Garret Storms, and sound design by Ryan Simón.

On the Exhale will preview Thursday, February 3 at 7:00 and Friday, February 4 at 7:30, and can run via Sunday, February 20. Efficiency occasions for this present shall be half-hour forward of our regular schedule because of the overlap with Church & State: Thursday evenings at 7:00, Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30, with Sunday matinees at 2:30. NOTE: all Sunday matinees shall be Protected Sundays, with proof of vaccination required. Masks are additionally required for all efficiency. Ticket costs for the season are $40 on Thursdays and Fridays, and $45 on Saturdays and Sundays, with $20 tickets for the 2 preview performances. Meals service is accessible 90 minutes previous to performances (reservations are suggested). Reservations and data can be found via the Field Workplace (817-784-9378), or on the web site,


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