What's the 411?
DigiREP, produced by Coffee and a Play, is a BIPOC digital new work repertory festival, featuring new and up-and-coming Philadelphia playwrights, focused on the values of representation, workshopping, and development for the 2020 Philadelphia Fringe Festival!
Discovering Blackness; a short film by Briana Gause
Young Money by Erlina Ortiz
Lawrences Law of Pawn Shops by Jaedto Israel
More information, including ticketing information can be found here! "See" you at the show, and thank you for supporting new BIPOC works!
As many of us are stuck inside during the COVID-19 Pandemic, Frank Schierloh and myself decided to start a virtual play reading series.
Plays read thus far:
The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told by Paul Rudnick
Raised in Captivity by Nicky Silver
Vanya and Sonya and Masha and Spike by Christopher Durang
Dance Nation by Clare Barron
Check us out on facebook here!
We will be doing more readings, as well as new works!
If you would like, please donate on Venmo to: @amanda-shaffern
Donations are split amongst readers!
Amanda was Madame Horrible in The Lizard of Oz: A Parody Musical with JaffeStQueer Productions!
Check our the Broad Street Review here!
Check our our Philly Gay Calendar Review here!
Amanda recently performed in BIG GIRL, YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL with Nightcap Cabaret!
"...She was so confident and strong on stage and brought that energy in full force...."
"...Shaffern brought us a sweet, compelling version of “Simple Little Things” from 110 in the Shade...."
Full review can be read here! https://phillyreview.com/chills-running-arms/
Amanda is very excited to be returning to the Candlelight Theater as part of the ensemble in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels! The production runs January 20th- February 25th. Tickets and more information can be found on the company website!
Amanda was seen int he Ensemble and Puppeteering this holiday season in THE WIZARD OF OZ at Media Theatre!