Cope Play “Wisdom” Gets Public Reading, Audience Truly Invested

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Playwright George Cope introduces his play Wisdom while Arthur Paul works his role as Sam Saturday afternoon at the Chapel Street Players in Newark De Playwright George Cope introduces his play Wisdom while Arthur Paul works his role as Sam Saturday afternoon at the Chapel Street Players in Newark De

If the audience’s peppering of George Cope with questions Saturday after the first public reading his new play “Wisdom” is any indication of his ability to make the people care about his story, all is right at the Chapel Street Players.

Given the mixed age of the audience – maybe better than alight, but that ise a different story for another day – there were young people there! Yeehaw!

The play – an original work from Mr. Cope – juxtaposes the idea that wisdom, true wisdom – comes from experience, and personal insight, more than it comes from the opinions of others or technological advances.

The script – in its current form – uses the foils of a young woman and a septuagenarian man, who each…

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Cope Play “Wisdom” Gets Public Reading, Audience Truly Invested

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