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Arts & Entertainment - August 18, 2017

Just keep swimming

Dragon offers poignant production of British dramedy

by Karla Kane

Dragon Productions Theatre Company has been waiting a long time to produce the regional premiere of British playwright Charlotte Jones' "Airswimming." Executive Artistic Director Meredith Hagedorn, who also directed the current production, fell in love with Jones' work a decade ago and even had her cast members all picked out based on the chemistry she saw between them in another local production. Finally, years later, the rights were granted and the cast (Annamarie MacLeod and Katie Anderson) was ready to bring "Airswimming" (which first opened in 1997) alive for local audiences. It was worth the wait.

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Arts & Entertainment Editor Karla Kane can be emailed at kkane@paweekly.com.


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