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Jewel Box Series Presents Becoming Dr. Ruth

March 1, 2016
Jewel Box Series Presents Becoming Dr. Ruth

The incomparable Darci Georges brings Westheimer’s story to life in the Stageworks Ensemble production of Becoming Dr. Ruth , part of the second season of the El Paso Community Foundation Jewel Box Series at the Philanthropy Theatre.

Performances will be at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 12 and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 13 in the Philanthropy Theatre, part of the Plaza Theatre Performing Arts Centre.

Tickets are $16 at the box office, Ticketmaster outlets, http://www.ticketmaster.com/ (additional online charges may apply), 800-745-3000 and 915-546-0609.

Star Darci Georges likes playing real people on stage. “It is such a huge challenge for an actress,” she said, adding that Dr. Ruth’s life is particularly fascinating. “She’s a character, kind of like me. It should be fun,” she said.

Stageworks founder and El Paso theater veteran Ivan Sandlin directs the one-woman show, written by Mark St. Germain.