Bastille Arts
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Akashic Books published a short story by Cass Lewis in their Mondays Are Murder: Original Noir Fiction series.

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We thought Bastille Day would be a good time to give an update on one of the stories we are in the process of producing. As you may already know, our stories explore the gray areas of human experience. We’re interested in protagonists who are flawed and human, whose decisions impact the world around them. […]

Akashic Books will publish Cass Lewis’ short story, “The Rumor,” on September 26, 2016 as part of their Mondays Are Murder: Original Noir Fiction series. The story is set in San Francisco’s Mission District.

A monologue written by Cassandra Lewis was published in The Best Contemporary Monologues for Kids Ages 7-15 by Applause Books.

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Cross Guns Confession, a short play by Cassandra Lewis will be produced by Playhouse Creatures Theatre Company as part of the Page2Stage Festival: Love and Politics from 11/4 – 11/9 at Access Theater in New York City.

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Bastille Arts celebrates Bastille Day and prepares for the next season of exciting new projects.  

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Following the success of the August 16th production of Connecting Creativity, a transatlantic theater collaboration for which 10 actors and 10 writers from Ireland and the United States were paired to create original monologues, The Break-Away Project is producing a second round.  Connecting Creativity II will be produced in both New York City and Dublin, […]

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Cassandra’s award-winning play, Marked, will be produced by Playhouse Creatures Theatre Company in “Fresh Meat: Prime Cuts from NYC Playwrights” and performed at The Drilling CompaNY at 236 West 78th Street in New York City on Mondays and Tuesdays, November 11 – 26, 2013 at 7:30 pm.  

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Cassandra will be signing copies of Literacy Is Power in the Authors’ Corner at the ProLiteracy U.S. Conference on Adult Literacy in Washington DC on October 31 and November 1st.  

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Uneven Surfaces by Cassandra Lewis will receive a staged reading at The Brick Theatre in Williamsburg, Brooklyn by the Obligatory Theatre Company on October 28, 2013.   In Uneven Surfaces an estranged family reunites for a funeral, including a prison guard who escorts one of the family members.  The family is haunted by trauma involving train tracks, madness, and […]