HEROINES premieres in Goshen 9/29!



HEROINES, my first original play in three years, will premiere at Cornerstone Theatre Arts in Goshen, NY for two weekends beginning 9/29!  Please come see what my cast and I have been up to, and please share this with anyone you know who might be interested!

Info below.  Thanks!


The reality and emotion surrounding opioid addiction is laid bare in the

Cornerstone Theatre Arts world premiere of:


a new play by Brian C. Petti

**funded in part by the Orange County Arts Council’s

Community Arts Grant Program**

Saturday, September 29th

Friday, October 5th and

Saturday, October 6th at 7PM

Sunday, September 30th and

Sunday, October 7th at 2PM

at Goshen Music Hall, 223 Main Street, Goshen NY (2nd floor walkup) 

Tickets are $12, call 845-294-4188 for reservations.

Donna is the mother of a newborn girl. She is also a long-time, hardcore heroin addict. When she loses her baby to Child Protective Services, she begins a harrowing journey through drug court, N/A meetings, and her own demons to earn back custody of her baby and try to reclaim control of her life.

Written by Hudson Valley playwright Brian C. Petti, HEROINES will have its world premier from September 29 to October 7 at Cornerstone Theatre Arts in Goshen, NY. The play, which explores the personal and emotional effects of opioid addiction, will be produced by Ken Tschan and assistant directed by B.J. Boothe.  Featured actors include Heather Roland-Blanco, Jacqueline Dion, Drew Nardone, Christian Williams, and Dana Lockhart. This project is funded in part by the Orange County Arts Council’s Community Arts Grant Program.

HEROINES will be shown Saturday, September 29th Friday, October 5th Saturday, October 6th at 7PM, and Sunday, September 30th and October 7th at 2PM at Goshen Music Hall, 223 Main Street, Goshen NY (2nd floor walkup). Tickets are $12. Reservations are required, call  845-294-4188.

This marks the third of Petti’s plays to be produced through Cornerstone Theatre Arts, joining ECHOES OF IRELAND and ABSOLUTION. Additional information can be found at: bcpkid.wixsite.com/pettiplays and www.cornerstonetheatrearts.org/. This production is also the first of the playwright’s works to earn a grant through the Orange County Arts Council.

The Orange County Arts Council works daily to integrate the arts into the many aspects of Orange County life, support the county’s many creative resources, and enrich the quality of life for all Orange County residents. The Arts Council collaborates with many organizations throughout the county to make sure the arts are recognized as a necessary part of our lives as individuals and our collective life as a community.

Brian C. Petti is an award-winning playwright who has been produced internationally by such companies as Ten Grand Productions, Theatre of NOTE and 5th Wall Productions. NEXT YEAR IN JERUSALEM was the winner of the Humboldt State University National Play Contest. THE MEASURE OF A MAN and ON THE EXPECTATION OF WHITE CHRISTMASES are published by JAC Publishing and Promotions, and BANSHEE is published by Next Stage Press. ECHOES OF IRELAND was produced in County Cork, Ireland by the Skibbereen Theatre Society and is published through Eldridge Plays and Musicals. TEN SECONDS was the winner of the Carlton E. Spitzer Excellence in Playwrighting Award, and THE LOVE SONG OF SIDNEY J. STEIN was the winner of Las Vegas Little Theatre New Works Competition. Most recently, BANSHEE was produced by Theatre of NOTE in Hollywood, CA and LIKE DROWNING was produced by 5th Wall Productions in Charleston, SC.

Cornerstone Theatre Arts іs committed tо producing high quality plays оf historical, cultural, social, аnd educational significance. Their premium efforts аre designed tо engage audiences аnd explore the power оf the living theatre. They аre аlsо dedicated tо producing аnd celebrating the works оf William Shakespeare fоr audiences оf аll ages аnd offering theatre workshops fоr аll artists.

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