FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 14, 2004
Contact: Svetlana Ganea
MUW alumna and student come
together in reading of play during Homecoming
COLUMBUS, Miss. – Mississippi University for Women senior theatre major
Eric Boswell of Holly Springs will direct a reading of “Debs” by Mavis
Lamb, MUW class of 1985, on Friday, April 16, 8 p.m. in Cromwell Theatre
as part of this year’s Homecoming events.
Writer/Director Lamb began her career in Los Angeles, Calif., as a video
producer during the mid 80s, where she worked with several recording
artists such as Gloria Estefan, Natalie Cole, Alice Cooper and Little
She continued her connection with the music industry by producing videos
for Vince Gill, Toby Keith and Marty Stuart. Her clip for Vince Gill’s
“Don’t Let Our Love Start Slippin’” was nominated for Country Music
Award’s video of the year.
While in Nashville, Tenn., Lamb worked as a writer/producer for
commercials, television programs, educational videos and historical
Since 1996, Mavis has worked in Seattle, Wash., with Mambo Productions,
a personal venture with the focus on writing scripts and marketing copy.
Recent playwright credits include “Salute to Radio
Christmas Days” for the Covered Bridge Theater in Northeast, Maryland
and the full-length play “Debs.” In early 2004, she directed “Ladyhouse
Blues” for ArtsWest, a professional theatre in West Seattle.
Lamb is an active member of Women In Film/Seattle, The Recording
Academy, The Pacific Northwest Writer’s Association, Business Network
International and serves as director of Seattle Playwrights Studio.
While at MUW, Lamb was active in the Mam’selle social club, appeared in
several plays and worked as a disc jockey at WMUW.
The cast of “Debs” will feature MUW alumni, students as well as members
of the community. The event is free and open to the public. Seating is
For more information about the event, please contact the Office of
Alumni Relations at (662) 329-7295.