Tonight, a 2003 performance of Earth And Sky by playwright Douglas Post is featured on L.A. Theatre Works, featuring an all-star cast led by Annette Bening and Ed Begley, Jr. Full cast includes Ana-Alicia, Jana Hupp, John Mahoney, Steven Weber, Stephen Markle, Joseph Mascolo, and George Murdock.
About the play:
Head in the clouds, Sara McKeon lives in the rarefied world of library work and poetry readings. She seems completely unsuited to investigating the sudden brutal murder of her lover. A haunting mystery infused with humor, poetry, and urban grit.
About the playwright:
Douglas Post‘s plays, which include Bloodshot, Cynical Weathers, Drowning Sorrows, Earth and Sky and Murder in Green Meadows, and musicals, which include God and Country, The Real Life Story of Johnny de Facto and The Wind in the Willows, have been produced in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Canada, England, Wales, Germany, Austria, Russia and China. He has also been commissioned to write screenplays for Warner Bros. and NBC, teleplays for WMAQ-TV, and several radio adaptations of his scripts. On three occasions, he has been selected to develop his work at the O’Neill National Playwrights Conference and once at the O’Neill National Music Theater Conference. He has received the L. Arnold Weissberger Playwriting Award, the Midwestern Playwrights Festival Award, the Cunningham Commission Award and three Playwriting Fellowship Awards from the Illinois Arts Council, and has been nominated for a Joseph Jefferson Award and an Emmy Award. Mr. Post is a Founding Member of the Victory Gardens Playwrights Ensemble, teaches at Chicago Dramatists, and is the Chicago Regional Representative for the Dramatists Guild of America.