2016 Capital Fringe Preview #47: ‘Death Be Not Loud!’ by Susan Jackson

Southern Railroad Theatre Company presents:


(a contemporary Southern comedy)
By Susan Jackson

as part of the 11th Annual Capital Fringe Festival

Southern Railroad Theatre Company makes their DC debut with this world premiere production.

Meet Red and Marion, as different as they can be – “People are worse than anybody!” – Marion’s take on the world after a few martinis collides with Red’s pragmatism and profanity: “You just gotta laugh, goddamn it!”  Will they find Southern comfort as they story down the railroad tracks of life? Southern Railroad Theatre Company makes their Capital Fringe debut with DEATH BY NOT LOUD!

Directed by Wesley Cayabyab, Co-Producers Diana Brown and Susan Jackson will represent the Southern Railroad Theatre Company at the festival in Susan Jackson’s two-handed contemporary Southern comedy.

In A:3 at The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library – 901 G Street NW, in Washington, DC 20001


Thursday, July 7th @ 5:45 pm

Sunday, July 10th @ 1:30 pm

 Tuesday, July 12th@ 7:30 pm

 Wednesday, July 13th @ 5:45 pm

Saturday, July 16th @ 2:00 pm

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    Twitter handle: @srtcsf, #capfringe16, #SouthernRailroadTheatreCompany, #ComfortFoodEntertainment, #originaltheatre.


download (9)SRTC’s mission is to bring the true Southern experience through live theatre, “one hush puppy at a time”—from the perspectives of the producers—Susan Jackson, the daughter of a Southern liberal minister and a former Tar Heel, and Diana Brown. Diana was raised by a daughter of Texas and a son of Oklahoma and was baptized in a river at sunset. Our main characters are strong, irrepressible women, facing sudden challenges. (General Sherman, death of a parent, infidelity, etc.) All of the characters in writer, co-producer Jackson’s plays are related by blood or marriage and this family tree is the foundation of our producing calendar, –beginning with HEATHEN, which takes place during the Civil War (a slave and the plantation master fight off General Sherman) and continues to the present day.

Jackson’s play HEATHEN was presented in the New Play Lab at the 2016 William Inge Festival. Southern Railroad works to present new plays at theatre festivals nationwide. In 2013, we were invited to represent in New York City in Altruistic Theatre Company’s Bare Knuckle Theatre Fest, in 2014, we were invited to participate in the Eugene O’Neill Foundation’s Eugene O’ Neill Festival. Then in 2015 we were invited back to New York City for the Midtown International Theatre Festival’s Midwinter Madness Festival.

We’re drawn to work that emphasizes how underneath it all, we’re the same, human. Join us for some “Comfort Food Entertainment.” We sure hope ya’ll come see, you’re in for a damn good time!”For more about Southern Railroad Theatre Company, please visit our website

FRINGE2016 GREEN LOGO 200X200At Capital Fringe our focus is on expanding audience’s appetites for independent theatre, music, art, dance and unclassifiable forms of live performance and visual art. Capital Fringe is a catalyst for cultural and community development, and a destination that brings artists and audiences together. Capital Fringe thrives on amplifying the vibrancy of DC’s independent arts community and enriches the lives of those who reside, work and visit here.

As a non-profit business Capital Fringe is made possible by: Reva and David Logan Foundation, Nora Roberts Foundation, DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, The City Fund, Dallas Morse Coors Foundation, Prince Charitable Trust, Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation, Share Fund of the Community Foundation for the National Capital Region, MARPAT Foundation, DC Public Library Foundation, PNC Bank, Fringe Board of Directors and Fringe individual donors and members.


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