October 2017

 
 
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Featured ORGANIZATION: ALLEY THEATRE & BAKERRIPLEY

A portion of every October membership has been donated to the Alley Theatre in Houston, Texas. The Alley Theatre's Neuhaus performance space, lobby, the basement with dressing rooms and props storage, and vital electrical systems are all under ten feet of water from Hurricane Harvey. The Theatre is closed for the foreseeable future. Our donation will be for this recovery.

BakerRipley is a local Houston charity with deep roots in the community. They were there in the immediate aftermath of Harvey. And, working in collaboration with other agencies, they pick up after the initial emergency responders and work on helping people restart their lives. 

Learn more about Alley Theatre and BakerRipley.


Among the dead by Hansol Jung

Scriptd EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Hansol Jung! 

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Number Four is a Korean sex-slave fleeing from the Imperial Japanese army of WWII. Luke Woods is an abandoned American soldier. The two find each other in an attempt to survive the war. They end up with more than they'd bargained for - a baby. Ana, a 30 year old woman in 1975 finds herself in a hotel room in Seoul, Korea, getting to know Luke and Number Four’s tale through Luke's journal, and a little bit of help from Jesus.

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appropriate by branden jacobs-jenkins

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Every estranged member of the Lafayette clan has descended upon the crumbling Arkansas homestead to settle the accounts of the newly-dead patriarch. As his three adult children sort through a lifetime of hoarded mementos and junk, they collide over clutter, debt, and a contentious family history. But after a disturbing discovery surfaces among their father's possessions, the reunion takes a turn for the explosive, unleashing a series of crackling surprises and confrontations.