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Friday, June 8, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Real-life drama: Crowded Kitchen Players (CKP) presents the world premiere of “A Softening of Her Eyes,” opening June 8, Charles A. Brown IceHouse, Behlehem. The play, written and directed by CKP co-founder Ara Barlieb, is based on the true story. A black man on trial tells his story on a radio show. Will Alexander, above left, plays the lead, Emmanuel Thorogood Morris. Trish Cipoletti, above right, plays Leslie Grant, the radio show host. Tickets: The Charles A. Brown IceHouse box office, Sand Island, 56 River St., Bethlehem; ckplayers.com; ckplayers@outlook.com; 610-395-7176

“Glee”-ful: Lea Michele and Darren Criss perform in concert, 7:30 p.m. June 8, State Theatre for the Arts, Easton. The concert is expected to include songs from Broadway, the TV show ”Glee,” and original songs from the duo’s recent solo albums. Lea Michele is best-known for the role of Rachel Berry on the Fox television series “Glee.” Criss is best-known for the role of Blaine Anderson on “Glee.” Tickets: State Theatre Center for the Arts box office, 453 Northampton St., Easton; statetheatre.org; 1-800-999-7828; 610-252-3132

15th SSFF: The 15th annual SouthSide Film Festival, June 12-16, opens with a reception, 6:30 p.m. June 12, PBS39 Studios at PBS39-WLVT Public Media Center, 839 Sesame St., SteelStacks, Bethlehem. There’s an outdoor screening of “At The Drive-In,” a documentary film, 8:30 p.m. June 12. Screenings June 13-16 are at Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts, Touchstone Theatre and Victory Fire House. Also: Sixth Annual SouthSide Film Festival Fundraiser, 6 p.m. June 11, Molinari’s, 322 E. Third St., Bethlehem. Ticket information: southsidefilmfestival.com; Deja Brew, 101 W. Fourth St., Bethlehem; 610-865-2739