Our PLAYS


ACCOUNTABILITY  

by Nathan Anderith of Ethiopia
Directed by Mackenzie Doss

Mind Painting  © agsandrew / Adobe StocK

Mind Painting © agsandrew / Adobe StocK

 

THE THREE FATES

Birth, Life and Death -- work in an ethereal accounting office, until some all-too-human frustrations and desires upend their timeless routine.

"... sometimes I wish I could spend one night the way you spend your whole life. Then I think that night would probably leave me passed out and pregnant in a Taco Bell bathroom."

CAST

Lachesis: Elizabeth Hawkins
Atropos: Maggie Mae (Oct 11+13)
Courtney Sturm (Oct 12+14)
Clotho: Janet Alexander
Fates’ Assistants: Matthew C. Taylor, Matthew Draper, Jordan Pieper

Underwritten by Calvin Clary of Salon Seven & Paul Wilson of Ermilio’s



UNTIL THE EARTH BREAKS OPEN

by Lindsay Partain of Portland, Oregon
Directed by Kenn Woodard

Intuition  © agsandrew / Adobe Stock

Intuition © agsandrew / Adobe Stock

 

Women across time and culture grow together as a tree in the desert and call out to their lost children.

“I used to tell my children a story ... about a tree that sprouted in the desert … and to all who wandered the desert it gave shelter.”

Cast

Vine: Maricarmen Rose
Limb: Pearl Brick
Root: Elise Buchman
Branch: Justine Ryan
Tree: Miranda Smith
Ensemble: Soldiers - Matthew Draper, Jordan Pieper, Chris Ritthaler, Mattew C. Taylor; Children - Joa Murray, Ian Evans, Oen Evans, Bradshaw Hendershot, Layla Langhover, J. P. Langhover, Scarlett Shreve

Underwritten by Tom & Debbie Reay of The Woods Cabins


TWO MARTINIS

by Ashley Arai of Seattle, Washington
Directed by Elise Buchman

The Age of Learning  © Gino Santa Maria / Adobe Stock

The Age of Learning © Gino Santa Maria / Adobe Stock

 

A missile alert sounds in Honolulu and a couple must decide what to do with their remaining ten minutes.

“Ballistic missile threat in-bound to Hawaii. Seek immediate shelter. This is not a drill.”
“Told you it wasn't Missy.”

Cast

Nancy: Liz Kimberlin
Marcia: Carmen Caldwell
Ensemble: Announcer - Chuck Landis; Lamp - Courtney Sturm; Art - Caia Claire

Underwritten by the members of Pride Power:
Mary Carter & Betsy Taylor, Jan Laughlin & Kathy Piotruszwicz,
Cindy & Gid Morrison, Mary Phyl Dwight & Donita Davenport,
Susie Norton & Ann Sivyer, Larry Horn & Edward Bibber,
Ann Hopkins & Tom Gorsuch


THE COMBUSTIBLES

by Mackenzie Doss of Eureka Springs, Arkansas
Directed by Michael Carey

Virtual Self Fragmentation  © agsandrew / Adobe Stock

Virtual Self Fragmentation © agsandrew / Adobe Stock

 

An absurdist play in which two characters meet on a roadside and discuss a growing epidemic of human spontaneous combustion.

“People don't want to know about the world, they want to SEE it!”
“In 30 second segments.”

Cast

Mal: Jim Holt
Given: Heather Huber

Patrons: Equity Bank , Kristine Bradt Kendrick, Esq., and Jocelyn Morelli & Kenn Woodard Local Tub


ANGELS OF THE MANSIONS OF THE MOON

by Randy Gross of Enola, Pennsylvania
Directed by Justine Ryan

Lonely Man  Original Painting by © Mikhail Zahranichny / Adobe Stock Reinterpretation by Jocelyn Morelli

Lonely Man Original Painting by © Mikhail Zahranichny / Adobe Stock
Reinterpretation by Jocelyn Morelli

 

Two women and the phantom images of their war-veteran husbands struggle to come to terms with the unfulfilled promises of love, marriage, and country.

“Tell her … that you miss the way things used to be but are terrified that they never will be again … Tell her!”

Cast

Requiel: Gail Medley Booker
Chubba: Kenn Woodard
Mike: Matt Draper
Mikal: Matthew C. Taylor
Sammi: Maggie Mae (Oct 11 + 13)
Courtney Sturm (Oct 12 + 14)
Kylie: Caia Claire    (Oct 11 + 13)
Liz Hawkins    (Oct 12 + 14)

Underwritten by Judy & Jom Statton of The Statton Gallery 


PULSE & POWER

by Amy Tofte of Los Angeles, California
Directed by Matthew C. Taylor

Faces  © Rolffimages/ Adobe Stock

Faces © Rolffimages/ Adobe Stock

 

Three separate character poems reveal critical points in three desperate lives.

“Why can't you listen? With your heart? And hear my Song? Why do you mumble grumbled wishes ... I were gone?”

Cast

Boxer: Michael Carey
Roadmap of the Jilted Lover: Joa Murray
Echo in the Street: Steve “Yip” Vorbeck

Patrons: David Biossat; Frankie Green & Scott Moore of
Anglers Grill & The Grand Treehouse Resort


BONKERS

by Michael Carey of Eureka Springs, Arkansas
Directed by Chris Ritthaler

abstract digital painting of human face  © Kara-Kotsya / Adobe Stock

abstract digital painting of human face © Kara-Kotsya / Adobe Stock

 

A man must deal with his roommate's annoying imaginary friend.

“That's not true, Jen! Just because I'm imaginary doesn't mean I'm not real.”

Cast

Jen: Justine Ryan
Bonkers: Courtney Sturm
James: Michael Carey

Underwritten by Jim Holt of Brews

Miscellaneous Production Photos