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SAVE – A DQT Benefit Reading

 Theatre in an animal shelter? SAVE teams up with Local Award Winning Playwright for an evening of theatre and pets.

When: Thursday June 29, 2017 at SAVE - A Friend to Homeless Animals, 1010 Route 601
Skillman, NJ08558 (10 minutes from the Princeton Shopping Center, just off the Great Road)
5:30 PM tour of the facility
6:00 doors open for “The Pet Play” reading
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM play reading and light refreshments
Tickets: $20 on line at, $25 at the door.

Donations gratefully accepted on line, and at the door.

Award winning, local playwright Noemi de la Puente teams up with SAVE - A Friend to Homeless Animals, for an imaginative fundraising event to support both Dramatic Question Theatre (DQT) in New York City, and SAVE- A Friend to Homeless Animals in Skillman, NJ.

Ms. de la Puente will present a reading of scenes from her latest work THE PET PLAY - a comedy that explores the relationship between pet owners, their pets, and each other. THE PET PLAY is being developed by DQT, a playwright driven theatre company. Ms. de la Puente approached SAVE because of the subject matter of the play: pets and pet owners. “I’m thrilled with SAVE’s work in the community. I’m grateful they have embraced this unusual partnership. It’s not the usual combination - theatre companies and animal shelters. Two of the characters in the play are the dog and the cat that belong to the leading couple. So it’s a perfect fit to have a reading here, and raise money for both organizations.”, says Ms. de la Puente

SAVE’s Volunteer Coordinator Anna Finch, “We’ve never done this before, but we are excited that Ms. de la Puente thought of SAVE. It’s a unique opportunity to get people here to see our beautiful new facility, take a tour, hear a play reading, and possibly take the first step towards adopting a pet.”

Funds that are raised will support the SAVE animal shelter and DQT’s production of “The Pet Play” in New York City, slated for February 2018. SAVE and DQT are both non-profit501 (c) 3 organizations. Can’t make it because you will be out of town? Be there in spirit by following the ticket link to make a donation.

For more information contact Anna at
SAVE:, on Facebook (savehomelessanimalsnj), and Twitter @SAVEanimalsNJ
Noemi de la Puente:,  on Facebook (look for the red mask), @noemidlp
DQT:, on Facebook (Dramatic Question Theatre) and Twitter @DQTheatre