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The Mound Builders by Lanford Wilson

  • The William Esper Studio Theater 208 West 37th Street New York, NY, 10018 United States (map)

Kelsey will be playing Jean in a staged reading of The Mound Builders by Lanford Wilson, directed by Bruce McCarty.

Tuesday, July 24th at 7:30PM - The William Esper Studio Theater

Free Admission - seat reservation is encouraged. Email thekelseyclaire@gmail.com for a reservation.

The Mound Builders - At an archeological dig in the Midwest, a party of university scientists are unearthing vestiges of a lost Indian civilization. Heading the group is Dr. Howe, accompanied by his wife and daughter, and by a younger associate and his wife. They are all joined by Dr. Howe's sister, a famous and jaded novelist, who is "drying out" after many years of dissipation in remote parts of the world. There is also an outsider, the acquisitive son of a local landowner, who wants the digging site to be turned into a commercialized tourist trap. Interweaving past and present, the action of the play probes into the lives—and conflicts—of these disparate people.