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Virginia playwright adapts play to region for MAT production


April 17, 2019

Havre Daily News/Ryan Berry

Serena Ekegren-Dawson and Destiny Martin hug during a dress rehearsal of "I am (not) my Mother" Monday at Montana State University-Northern's Little Theatre in Havre. The play, originally written by Suzanne Beal, was adapted by director Audrey Barger to tell local stories.

Montana Actors' Theatre is starting a run this week of a play by a Virginia playwright adapted specifically to this part of north-central Montana

Suzanne Beal adapted her play "I am (not) my Mother" just for Havre, taking stories from community members in the region to bring something everyone can relate to at the show's opening Friday in Cowan Hall's Little Theatre at Montana State University-Northern.

"It touches everyone," director Audrey Barger said. "I love how universal it is. I love how everyone can relate to it. It's just done in a beautiful and touching way and represents everyo...

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