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CPT Big Box, Thrity Umrigar and Jean Cummins

Monday, January 9, 2012

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CPT Big Box, Thrity Umrigar and Jean Cummins Dee Perry gets a preview of Cleveland Public Theater's new Big Box series from artistic director Raymond Bobgan. Plus award-winning local author Thrity Umrigar turns the pages of her new novel - 'The World We Found.' And local playwright Jean Cummins spotlights her First Monday play reading series at Judson.

Additional Information

Cleveland Public Theater‘s Big Box series is onstage now through February 18th.

Thrity Umrigar signs copies of ”The World We Found” Tuesday, Jan 10, at the Woodmere Barnes & Noble at 7 and Thursday, Jan 12, at the Hudson Library at 7.

Jean Cummins hosts the First Mondays play-reading series tonight at Judson Manor.


Arts and Culture, Literature, Theatre


Raymond Bobgan and Beth Wood, Cleveland Public Theater

Thrity Umrigar, author

Jean Cummins, playwright

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Special thanks to the Oberlin Conservatory of Music at Oberlin College for the use of their Steinway Piano.

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