Local’s one-act play picked up, premiered in NY play festival
By Brandon Hansen/The Independent Staff
Lori Londagin began performance writing when her kids became involved in StageTime and Jenkins High School theatre. That has since gone from an interest, to a hobby, to a full-fledged semi-profession (a super-hobby!). This month, one of her plays is being performed on the stage in New York.
“I just remember a lot of the students using similar monologues for auditions and thought to myself that I could write those. Or at least give it a shot,” she said.
Originally from New York herself, Londagin went to school at the US Merchant Marine Academy followed by the University of Washington. She was a maritime professional in Alaska and Seattle, but she and her family now reside in Chewelah. More