2015 Plays

Thursday, Nov. 5 @ 8pm

The Third Rail

Two couples are reeling (and concealing) as past secrets start coming to light and the fragility of love is examined in this sensitive, surprising drama set in winter-night Brooklyn.

Playwright: Jacob Perkins
There will be a brief Q&A following the reading.

with Meghann Garmany, Jacob Horstmeier, Anna Nugent*, Paul Nugent*
stage directions Steven Young, directed by Michael Rhodes

 

Friday, Nov. 6 @ 8pm

The Mongoose

Young Kay tries to hold the family together, as Mom goes missing, Dad brings home a strange man, Joe grows violent, and Maddy talks with a mongoose in the walls, in this wild, astounding family drama.

Playwright: Will Arbery
There will be a brief Q&A with the playwright following the reading.

with Brendan Burke*, Meghann Garmany, Samuel Hoeksema, Amy Lemon* Olson, Michael Rhodes*, Amie Tedesco*
stage directions Steven Young, directed by Paul Nugent

 

Saturday, Nov. 7 @ 2pm

Last Flight of the Mercenary

A fantastical romantic comedy of star-crossed love and quantum mechanics, set at a Canadian cliff-side B+B, which hosts weddings that tend to turn out catastrophically.

Playwright: Karen Howes
There will be a brief Q&A with the playwright following the reading.

with Tom Byrn*, Anna Nugent*, Paul Nugent*, Audrey Rapoport*, Steven Young
stage directions Jacob Horstmeier, directed by Melisa Annis

 

Saturday, Nov. 7 @ 8pm

The Other Genius

A razor-sharp comedy of love triangles, master criminals, art deals, family secrets, murder plots, Oedipal rivalry and Serbian ninjas.

Playwright: Steven Haworth
There will be a brief Q&A with the playwright following the reading.

with Brendan Burke*, Samuel Hoeksema, Anna Nugent*, Paul Nugent*, Audrey Rapoport*, Steven Young
stage directions Steven Young, directed by Michael Rhodes

 

Sunday, Nov. 8 @ 2pm

The Orange Garden

In this political drama set in 1970s Iran and America, Peace Corps volunteer John finds himself caught up in a culture-clash whirlwind of danger and forbidden romance.

Playwright: Joanna Garner
There will be a brief Q&A following the reading.

with Summer Corrie, Ben Fundis, Samuel Hoeksema, Jacob Horstmeier, Amie Tedesco*
stage directions Anna Nugent, directed by Amy Lemon Olson

 

Sunday, Nov. 8 @ 6pm

LOVE, LOVE: Last Stand at Helm’s Deep

It’s the end of the world, and Kit, Von, Helen and Carter are trying to hold on, in this bold tale of love and loss, computers, cockroaches, and stardust.

Playwright: Peter Papadopoulos
There will be a brief Q&A with the playwright following the reading.

with Brendan Burke*, Jacob Horstmeier, Anna Nugent*, Paul Nugent*, Brenny Rabine*, Michael Rhodes*
stage directions Steven Young, directed by Melisa Annis
* member AEA

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