Tampa, Fla. – (November 30, 2012) – “Distorted Love,” a dramatic stage play, will be presented at the University Area Community Center on Saturday, Dec. 15. The production offers a live, staged theatre experience to community residents, and ticket sales will benefit the University Area Community Development Corporation’s “Make it Happen!” fundraising campaign.
“The performance at our Community Center is a creative way to bring additional funding to the community while providing arts and entertainment to residents,” said Dan Jurman, Executive Director and CEO, UACDC. “Our ‘Make it Happen!’ campaign is designed so there are opportunities for residents within the University Area Community to large corporations to make a contribution to better our community.”
Doors open at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 15. Tickets are $15 at the door, or can be purchased in advance for $10. A special ticket price of $5 is available to residents of the University Area Community (must show ID with 33613 ZIP code). For tickets and more information, go to www.charlaynehenry.com.
“Distorted Love” is about three generations that have gained wealth and status, but it all was obtained to cover up family lies and secrets. The family is faced with the decision to tell the truth to save the family or let the family continue to be surrounded by lies. This is a dramatic play with original musical scores and appropriate for ages 12 and up. The play was written and is being produced by recent Tampa transplant Charlayne Henry, who previously produced the play in the Philadelphia area, where she was Founder and Executive Producer of the Charles A. Stewart Performing Arts Center, Eagles Wing Films, and Charlayne Henry Productions, LLC.
The University Area Community Development Corporation, Inc. (UACDC) is a 501(c)(3) public/private partnership whose mission is children and family development, crime prevention, and commerce growth. Its primary focus is the redevelopment and sustainability of the at-risk areas surrounding the Tampa campus of the University of South Florida. The UACDC was named nonprofit of the year for public and societal benefit by the Tampa Bay Business Journal in 2011 and 2012. It is headquartered in the University Area Community Center Complex, owned by Hillsborough County and operated by the UACDC, which is located at 14013 North 22nd Street in Tampa. For more information about UACDC, please visit www.uacdc.org or call Sue Hutson at 813-558-5212.