Oct. 28: Prospect Theater Company’s VISION Series is presenting Britt Bonney’s LADY LAWYER LOCKWOOD RIDES HER TRICYCLE Featuring Ali Ewoldt, Fiona Santos, Tina Stafford and Jacob Keith Watson

Prospect Theater Company’s VISION Series is presenting Britt Bonney’s LADY LAWYER LOCKWOOD RIDES HER TRICYCLE, an original musical on film featuring Ali Ewoldt, Tina Stafford, Jacob Keith Watson, and Fiona Santos (who also serves as Music Director). Cara Reichel directs with Gabrielle Mariella as Director of Photography. The free premiere screening, pre-show cocktail and and post-show artist discussion is on Wednesday, Oct. 28 at 7:00 p.m. Click here for tickets and here for more information.

Ali Ewoldt as Belva Ann Lockwood. Photo courtesy of Facebook

Groundbreaking 19th-century American lawyer Belva Ann Lockwood, the first woman to argue a case before the Supreme Court, grapples with her decision to run for President of the United States in the 1884 election.

The premiere event kicks off with Jacey Powers of Feminist Cocktail Hour sharing the Belva-dka Lockwood Lemon Fizz signature cocktail recipe, seasoned with a short history of Ms. Lockwood’s contributions to the historical record.

The Fall 2020 series will feature six original short works from a variety of artists, including four pieces filmed on location during a September residency at the Goodwill Theatre, an unrenovated proscenium theater in Johnson City, NY that originally opened 1920, and is on the National Register of Historic Places.

Launched in August 2020 with the music video The Answer – Black America’s unrequited love letter from InnissENT – Prospect’s VISION Series is a new initiative continuing the company’s mission of creating and presenting original musical theater works by emerging artists while public gatherings are on pause.

The resident production and design team at the Goodwill Theatre included Production and Projection Designer Lianne Arnold, Lighting Designer Adam Honoré, Sound Designer and Audio Engineer Marián Gómez Villota, and Production Manager Josh Cape.

During Prospect’s September residency at the Goodwill Theatre (Chief Executive Officer: Naima Kradjian) located outside of Binghamton, NY, health and safety needs were generously sponsored by United Health Services, which included regular COVID testing under the guidance of Health Safety Supervisor, RN Megan Farmer.

BSN Prospect’s VISION Series is a music-theater-on-film initiative made possible with leadership project support from Leonard Majzlin, and by Somerled Arts.

Lia Chang

Lia Chang is an actor, a multi-media content producer and co-founder of Bev’s Girl Films, making films that foster inclusion and diversity on both sides of the camera. Bev’s Girl Films’ debut short film, Hide and Seek was a top ten film in the Asian American Film Lab’s 2015 72 Hour Shootout Filmmaking Competition, and she received a Best Actress nomination. BGF collaborates with and produces multi-media content for artists, actors, designers, theatrical productions, composers, musicians and corporations. Lia has appeared in the films Wolf, New Jack City, A Kiss Before Dying, King of New York, Big Trouble in Little China, The Last Dragon, Taxman. She stars in and served as Executive Producer for the short independent films Hide and Seek, Balancing Act, Rom-Com Gone Wrong, Belongingness and When the World was Young. She is also the Executive Producer for The Cactus, The Language Lesson, The Writer and Cream and 2 Shugahs. All text, graphics, articles & photographs: © 2000-2020 Lia Chang Multimedia. All rights reserved. All materials contained on this site are protected by United States copyright law and may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, displayed, published or broadcast without the prior written permission of Lia Chang. You may not alter or remove any trademark, copyright or other notice from copies of the content. For permission, please contact Lia at liachangpr@gmail.com

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