The World Premiere of CHARLOTTE STAY CLOSE at Ensemble Studio Theatre/LA!

I am thrilled to announce that my play Charlotte Stay Close is about to start performances at EST/LA! If you are in Los Angeles between September 20 and October 27, I'd love to see you there.

EST/LA presents the World Premiere of


By Christine Hamilton-Schmidt Directed by Jonathan Muñoz-Proulx

Previews September 20, 21, 22 Opens Friday, September 27 and runs through October 27 Fridays & Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 2pm

Tickets @

in the Atwater Village Theater Complex 3269 Casitas Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90039

Charlotte is just days away from dying of cancer and wants her older sister Kathryn to go on to live the happiest life possible. Unfortunately, there’s a giant obstacle standing in the way of that possibility: Kathryn. CHARLOTTE STAY CLOSE is a brutal, funny, moving play about young people navigating loss, love, and the bond between sisters.

with Cast A: Alana Dietze, Andy Shephard, Jenny Soo Cast B: Jacqueline Emerson, Tarah Pollock, Christopher Reiling

See for performer schedule

Written by Christine Hamilton-Schmidt Directed by Jonathan Muñoz-Proulx Produced by Kay Foster Set Design Amanda Knehans Light Design Ken Booth Sound Design Stevo George Costume Design Melanie Fairchild Production Stage Manager Priscilla Miranda

William Duffy, Executive Director Kevin Comartin, Liz Ross & Keith Szarabajka, Co-Artistic Directors Christopher Reiling, Producing Director

For more information call 818-839-1197

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