The Excavation of Mary Anning

The Excavation of Mary Anning

by Ian August

June 18 | 2018| @ 7p

A fanciful history of a truly remarkable woman.

WSRep LAB Staged Reading Series.
FREE Admission

19th-century fossil hunter Mary Anning moves to tear down a system desperate to keep her anonymous. 


Ian August (playwright) is a NJ based playwright and lyricist, whose works have been performed across the U.S., as well as in Canada, Australia, the UK, South Korea and Bermuda.  His full-length plays include: The Goldilocks Zone, (Passage Theatre Company), Donna Orbits the Moon (NJ Repertory Company, Utah Contemporary Theatre; Barbour Memorial Playwright Award, 2010), Missing Celia Rose (NYC Summer Play Festival; Orlando Shakespeare Theater’s “Playfest 2009″; Bermuda Musical and Dramatic Society), Submitted by C. Randall McCloskey (2011 NY Intl. Fringe Festival), Natural History (2009 NY Intl. Fringe Festival),The Aisling (2009 Heiress Productions New Play Series Award), The Moor’s Son, Interviewese, The Excavation of Mary Anning, Displaced, and Cobbler.  Mr. August’s works have been published by Sam French Inc., The Pitkin Review, Smith and Kraus Publishing and the One-Act Play Depot.  Mr. August is a founding member of the Princeton-based Witherspoon Circle Playwrights Lab and is a graduate member of PlayPenn’s playwriting workshop, The Foundry.


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