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written by Regina King and Directed by Anthony Bean
New Orleans, LA. August 22, 2007
In celebration of The Anthony Bean Community Theater 10th year Anniversary. Were returning to the play that started it all. Steal Away, a comedy written by Regina King and Directed by Anthony Bean and original cast member, Gail Glapion, a prominent community leader, will return in the lead role as Stella. A lighthearted, outrageous comedy for the entire family. In this fun-filled production, the ladies of the Negro Womens Organization for Youth Education find inventive ways of sending girls to college.
Steal Away, an incisive Depression-era comedy, follows five upstanding, God-fearing women endeavoring to provide scholarships for young black women residing in the community. When the group is flatly refused a bank loan on the grounds that colored girls shouldnt waste their time on education as the bank manager puts it-the friends devise an elaborate scheme to rob a bank.
Gail Glapion, a prominent community leader, will return in the lead role as Stella.Also starring in this stellar cast will be, seasoned actress, Linda Merritt as Miss Sudy Atkinson, Nadine Cutno as Mrs. Bluiah (Blu) Daniels, Venita Matthews as Mrs. Renita (Redd) Ruth and super kids Jade Radford as TracyAda Kyzer and Morgan Lawrence as Mrs. Jade Long.Starring
Cast of Steal Away
(Front) Nadine Cutno,Gail Glapion, Linda Merritt,Jade Radford,Morgan Lawrence and Venita Matthews in Steal Away
Jade Radford worry as they plan a bank heist