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WOW Productions presents new original stage play this month

Ready, Set, Dye! Walking on Water (WOW) Productions is proudly preparing for the debut of its first collaboration piece following Confessions of a Good Man, titled Secrets in Plain Sight. This inner-city whodunit unfolds on the premises of the urbanite’s unofficial counselor’s office, the beauty salon and barbershop. The show will be staged Thursday, July 13th through Saturday, July 22nd at the WOW PAC (5816 Shakespeare Rd, Suite A, Columbia, SC 29223). Tickets are $20 and can be purchased online at www.wowproduction.org or by phone at 803-807-2969.

Secrets in Plain Sight is written by Tangie Beaty, Donna Johnson and LeTasha Robinson. Robinson is an alumnus of WOW Productions’ New Playwright Series who had her first play, Ulterior Motives, produced by WOW in 2015. The new production will be directed by William Young IV. Audiences are used to seeing Young on stage, but with this show he will make his directorial debut with WOW. WOW Productions is constantly grooming and nurturing playwrights, directors and actors. The Company continuously supports and promotes hidden talent and original theatre within the Midlands. WOW has been nominated for the first time among Free Times Best of Columbia 2017 in two categories (Best Local Theatre and Best Local Theatre Production for Confessions of a Good Man). The public is able to vote for WOW Productions at www.free-times.com until June 30th.

Founded in 2005, Walking on Water (WOW) Productions is the Midlands’ premier inspirational theatre company and has the area’s first Urban Black Box Theatre. In 2013, WOW Productions received the Kingdomwood Christian Film Festival’s Best Stage Play Director Award for their play Yesterday is Still Gone. The play’s DVD was distributed nationally and is available online at several retailers including Walmart, Best Buy, and Amazon. In 2015, Tangie Beaty and Donna Johnson (CEO and COO of WOW Productions) won the Best Black Female in the Arts – Dramatist, Screenwriter, Playwright Award from Black Women in Jazz and the Arts. WOW’s mission is to inspire, educate, encourage and empower artists and audiences to make communities more conscious and compassionate places. WOW believes in using local and upcoming artists to make a difference in not only their surrounding communities, but nationwide. For more information about WOW Productions visit www.wowproduction.org or call 803-807-2969.

SYNOPSIS: Michelle had it all, Sonya lost it all and Diane wants it all. Although they have been friends for years they soon find out that they are more connected than they once realized. The secrets they have kept and the lies they have told threaten their relationships, marriages and livelihoods! When their sordid pasts catch up to their fragile futures, will they be able to withstand the fury behind their Secrets in Plain Sight?

 

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