CANO’s Writers Salon presents theatrical riffs, rants, scenes and soliloquies written by Karen Butler. Actors Rachel Rissberger and Bhala Jones join her in stringing together rollicking scenes dealing with the joys and frustrations of writing and acting: Staging Pages/Paging Stages.
Karen graduated Meisner’s Neighborhood Playhouse and Barnard College, Columbia University. She has been writing, acting, directing and teaching ever since, from a running role on The Guiding Light, to commercials, to Hartwick and SUNY Oneonta Colleges. Locally, she has worked with Arts in Education, Cider Mill, Leatherstocking, Glimmer Globe, UCCA, Orpheus, Start, Playwright Players, CANO, and Franklin Stage.
Writers Salon takes place the 3rd Thursday each month. Readings begin promptly at 7:30 pm (please arrive by 7:15). Beginning with open mic, guests are encouraged to read personal works in this casual & welcoming environment (open mic is limited to 5 minutes per reader). Afterwards, enjoy a reading and presentation by a featured published author. Free & Open to the public. Donations greatly appreciated. Refreshments Served.