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Sheran Keyton as Etta James

Second Season for DVA Productions

The 2012-'13 season for Fort Worth group features a tribute to Etta James, a Joe Rogers musical and a comedy with a twist, all in a new location.



published Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Here's the 2012-'13 season for Fort Worth's DVA Productions, the group founded by performer Sheran Goodspeed Keyton. Like the group's inaugural season, it features four titles, but the big news is that it's moving to a new home, from the Pantagleize space to the Fort Worth Community Arts Center's Sanders Theatre. (One guess is that it's easier to produce in the Sanders now that Amphibian Stage Productions has a new space, which it will inaugurate in October.)

The season kicks off with a tribute to the late, great Etta James, Simply Etta, which Keyton performed at playwright diannetucker's venue in Deep Ellum, Tucker's Blues, in 2011. It continues with a new play called The Catch, a revival of the beloved bittersweet comedy Steel Magnolias (perhaps with a black or mix-raced cast?), and wraps up with Sam Shade, Joe Rogers' first musical that he wrote after his longtime collaborator at Jubilee Theatre, Rudy Eastman, died.

For more info, visit www.dvaproductions.org. There's also a Kickstarter campagain going to help DVA fund this season. For more on that, go here.

Here's the season breakdown:

 

Simply Etta

October 5-14, 2012

Written by diannetucker

Directed byEd Smith

This show is our tribute to iconic singer Etta James. It features the outstanding actress Sheran Keyton as Etta James and long time music collaborator Joe Rogers on piano.

 

The Catch

March 22-30, 2013

Written by Jordan Cooper

This story takes place in 1994 on the Southside of Chicago, Illinois. It's an original play about a usual family living with an unusual circumstance involving HIV.

 

Steel Magnolias

June 7-16, 2013

Written by Robert Harling

Directed by Sheran Keyton 

A comedy drama play about the bond among a group of Southern women in northwest Louisiana. The underlying group-friendship among all six women is prominent throughout the drama.

 

Sam Shade

August 16-25, 2013

Written by Joe Rogers

Directed by Sheran Keyton

A farce based on the classic novels The Invisible Man and The Maltese Falcon. This musical*s humor and style stem from the classic movies of the 1940s and 50s. Thanks For Reading





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