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Sara Lee Stadelman

On the Broadway stage, Sara Lee Stadelman had principle or lead roles in Sons and Soldiers, Skin of Our Teeth, Boy Meets Girl, Snafu, and You Can't Take It with You. With the Bird Cage Theatre in Las Vegas ... The Heiress, Joan of Lorraine, and The Glass Menagerie. Sara Lee has toured with the United Services Organization (USO), and later with the Moving Word Centre (ChorelogiaTM: "the word moves") that she founded, through the U.S., Mexico, Italy, and Canada. She has travelled to European and North African combat zones. She has written over sixteen stage plays (as well as three screen plays), directed over a dozen and choreographed over two dozen. Her memoir notably touches on how she landed her role in Boy Meets Girl on Broadway, and later conceived the New Canticle igniting on the stage the inner life of the late-nineteenth-century saint—French Carmelite nun, Thérèse of Lisieux.

She wrote a book of poetry entitled After the Ascension. Myriad other writings—poems, stories, essays—have found their way onto several CBC Radio programs, as well as into newspapers, literary anthologies, and magazines in Canada, the U.S. and England. Now in her eighties and living in Ottawa, Sara Lee is ever embarking into fresh terrain to express her spiritual and artistic vision.

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