The Victory Theatre Center is back with A Terminal Event
The Victory Theatre Center is thrilled to open up its doors again and welcome our beloved audience after two years! Don't miss the world premiere of Richard Willett's A Terminal Event; a thought-provoking, wryly humorous and powerful love story, set in the controversies of the medical world.
An exciting new drama about an aspiring actress who works part-time as a medical receptionist and falls under the spell of a young advertising executive who insists on addressing his cancer diagnosis with alternative medicine. With regrets from their pasts and heavy defenses in place, they stumble into an unlikely chance at love.
About the playwright:
Richard Willett is also the author of the plays Triptych, Random Harvest, The Flid Show, and Tiny Bubbles, which have been presented off-off-Broadway and at theaters across the country. Honors include an Edward F. Albee Foundation Fellowship and a Tennessee Williams Scholarship. His play 9/10 is scheduled for a world premiere in New York in 2023, and he is currently developing a one-woman show about Ingrid Bergman with actress Annemette Andersen and director Henning Hegland in New York, London, and Copenhagen. Richard is also an optioned screenwriter who has twice been in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Nicholl Fellowships Top 50 and a finalist for both the Sundance Feature and Episodic Labs. He was also a finalist for the Cynosure Diversity Screenwriting Awards, the Stage 32 Diverse Voices Springboard, and won the Lonely Seal Film Festival Award for the best script with a disabled lead character. For A Terminal Event he received a Julie Harris Playwriting Award from the Beverly Hills Theatre Guild and was a finalist for the Woodward/Newman Drama Award.