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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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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 […]

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Cassandra Lewis was selected by The Break-Away Project in Dublin, Ireland to participate in an exciting transatlantic theatre production called Connecting Creativity.  Five American writers are paired with five Irish actors and five Irish writers are paired with five American actors.  Cassandra was paired with the great Dublin-based actress Diana O’Connor. Based on a Skype meeting the […]

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Bastille Arts was founded to create and promote stories about modern-day heroes.  Our stories often explore social justice issues, such as mental illness, the prison system, immigration, political corruption, and many other lighthearted topics. This year our writer celebrated Bastille Day by witnessing a truly awesome annual tradition in Philadelphia.  The Bearded Ladies, a cabaret […]

A monologue from American Lullaby by Cassandra Lewis has been published in The Best Men’s Stage Monologues & Scenes 2012. The anthology also includes works by José Rivera, Stephen Adly Guirgis, Katori Hall, Y. York, Adam Rapp, Adam Bock, Don Nigro, and Jesse Eisenberg. Editor Lawrence Harbison described Cassandra Lewis as one of the “exciting up-and-comers” […]

A monologue from American Lullaby by Cassandra Lewis has been published in The Best Women’s Stage Monologues & Scenes 2012 by Smith & Kraus.  The anthology also includes work by David Lindsay-Abaire, Stephen Adly Guirgis, José Rivera, Katori Hall, and Adam Rapp. American Lullaby made its world premiere at the Manhattan Repertory Theatre. Play Synopsis: When […]