HOW TO KEEP AN ALIEN

by Sonya Kelly
Directed by Gemma Whelan~
at New Expressive Works, 810 SE Belmont St. Portland

Apr 12 – May 5, 2019
Thu – Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2pm
Run time is approximately 90 minutes with no intermission.

Irish Sonya and Australian Kate meet and fall in love, while working on a Russian play with English accents in an Irish castle. Together, they embark on a global odyssey to prove that they have a right to live together in Ireland. How to Keep an Alien is a tender and hilarious story attesting to the perils and obstacles of emigration, and the transformation that Irish society has undergone in recent times. This is a story about falling in love and proving it to the government.

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CAST: Sara Hennessy* (Sonya Kelly), Amy Katrina Bryan (as herself, the stage manager)

CREATIVE TEAM: Amy Katrina Bryan (Stage Manager/Production Manager, Actor), Trevor Sargent (Set and Light Design), Summer Olsson (Costume Design), Sharath Patel (Sound Design), Chanell Magee (Props Design)

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Audio Described Performance: Friday, April 26 @ 7:30pm.
ASL Interpreted Performance: Saturday, April 27 @ 7:30pm.

* Member of Actors Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers
~ Member of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society