300 Alamo Plaza
San Antonio, TX 78205
Please enter through the North Gate, near the Emily Morgan hotel.
Attire is Hill Country Chic
6:00 PM Doors Open for this exciting private event. Enjoy cocktails and hors d'oeuvres while listening to live music in one of the San Antonio's most historic settings.
6:30 PM Meet the playwrite, Donald Frazier, producer Anne Street and the amazing actors that will be bringing this reading to life.
6:45pm Act I Reading
8:00 PM Intermission
8:15 PM Act II Reading
9:00pm Open Q&A
Enjoy a complimentary curated selection of Texan-inspired cocktails, a taste of Texan tapas enriched by the riveting reading of "Come and Take It." The play will unravel its narrative, transporting the audience through the compelling stories of Susanna Dickinson, Joe Travis, and the courageous defenders of the Alamo. This extraordinary evening guarantees a seamless fusion of historical depth, culinary delight, and the captivating force of live theater.
**No cost to attend but RSVP required for admittance**
Writer - Donald S. Frazier
Donald S. Frazier, Director of The Texas Center at Schreiner University in Kerrville, Texas, and an esteemed veteran of several decades in higher education, is an award-winning author renowned for his contributions to American Civil War, Texas History, Military History, and US-Mexican Borderlands literature. Beyond academia, Frazier has played a pivotal role in heritage and cultural tourism initiatives, consulting on the development of museums, research centers, and historical projects both in the U.S. and internationally. His dedication extends to historic preservation, where he currently presides as President and CEO of the McWhiney History Education Group. Recognized by prestigious organizations, including the American Association for State and Local History, The Texas Historical Foundation, the Historical Society of New Mexico, and the Louisiana Historical Association, Frazier remains a notable figure in the realm of history education and preservation.
Co-Producer - Anne Street
Anne Street, Producer, is excited to help bring to life Don Frazier’s Come and Take It. Anne and Don met through their shared love of Texas history. She was instrumental in producing the staged reading of Come and Take It at Graham Regional Theatre in Graham, Texas in 2019. Based on the success of that reading, she is partnering with Alamo City Arts to bring the play to the stage just steps away from the Alamo in 2025.
Anne’s vocation is in business and hospitality. She earned her BA in Humanities from Texas Wesleyan University in 1978 where she has served as a member of the Board of Trustees since 1991. She has produced numerous large-scale musicals for Graham Regional Theatre and First United Methodist Church Fort Worth since the mid 1980’s. She is goal oriented and loves to see a production grow from an idea to a good experience for the audience, performers and crew.
In addition, Anne is a seasoned performer. Some of her favorite roles include Clairee in Steel Magnolias, Golde in Fiddler on the Roof and Mrs. Potts in Beauty and the Beast. She continues to perform in the DFW area in Chordially Yours, a vocal ensemble.
Professionally, Anne co-founded Gramily Entertainment in 1995 with her then husband, Mike Skipper. Gramily won a Tony in 2008 for co-producing the original Broadway production of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s In the Heights.