Dave and Connie Mayta invite you to the City Theatre of Independence production of “The Foreigner” Sept. 8 at the Powerhouse Theatre inside the Roger T. Sermon Community Center, Truman and Noland roads, Independence. A reception will be held at 7 p.m., with the performance at 8 p.m.

This play demonstrates what can happen when a group of devious characters must deal with a stranger who (they think) knows no English. The play is produced by Maytas, directed by Victor Hentzen, and the cast includes Henry Ledbetter, Tyler Miller, Bill Pelletier, Jason Patrick Pollard, Elizabeth Power, Patty Shockley and Aaron Smithson.

Proceeds from this event will benefit PAWS Inc. and Animals Best Friends. Tickets are $10 each. Make checks payable to PAWS Inc. and mail in care of Dave Mayta, 10609 E. 25th Terrace S., Independence, Mo. 64052.

For questions, call 816-836-4866 or email mayta@comcast.net.