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I was featured on ABC News alongside Meryl Streep and Wynn Handman in a 'behind the scenes' look at American Place Theater's "Literature to Life Program."

For two years I toured New York and beyond in a stage adaptation of Lois Lowry's Award Winning novel, "The Giver" directed by the incomparable Wynn Handman.

Watch this news segment to learn about this important, inspirational project.


Lucy Blayne attempts to channel her fears and save the misguided attempt after another.


Melissa Center as Lucy Blayne
Matthew Siegan as Ras the Fuhl
Nicole Steinwedell as Girl with Sunglasses
Mike Kopera as Husband
Mark Underhill as Mark
Stella Stahl as The Geologist
Justin Jones as Tranny Hooker
Christopher Maikish as Young Dad
Nancy Keuss as Young Mom
Julian Harker as Irate Driver
Nicole Montez as Lucy's Mom
Jade as Batboy

Written, Directed and Edited by Melissa Center

D.P. Benjamin Salley