Annual 10-Minute Play Festival Features Original Works by Studio Writers - June 18-28!
Join us for The Studio's annual 10-minute play festival featuring new works written and directed by Studio members. An audience favorite each summer, New Summer Shorts features works by Studio writers. With wide-ranging topics and themes, you get eight plays and eight delightful experiences at once! This year's selections:
Flora and Fauna, by Debra Rich Gettleman
Directed by: Richard Hardt
Featuring: Bill Straus, Nina Koch, Dayna Dayson, Steve Fajardo & Tracy Payne Black
When an uppity Botanic Garden employee gets too big for his britches, it takes a young student to put him in his place and equal the playing field.
Latrodectus, by Aaron Seever and Debra Rich Gettleman
Directed by: Amanda Melby
Featuring: Aaron Seever & Laura Munoz-Bottini
A game of cat and mouse...or rather spider and fly. Only it's not clear who's who in this unlikely pairing of pest guy and legal eagle.
Pick A Leaf, by Kathleen Buckstaff
Directed by: Mary Clare Coleman
Featuring: Susan Sindelar & Dayna Dawson
Based on a true story. Two women meet in San Francisco and talk. One is 25 and from Uganda. The other is almost 50 and from California. Both are working to empower girls. They discover they share the same purpose and the same wound.
Power Play, by Richard Warren
Directed by: Martha Welty
Featuring: Aaron Seever, Steve Fajardo, Bill Straus, Alexandra Erario. Patti Hurtado, and Laura Munoz-Bottini
A charity check is being presented to a movie star by The Power Company chairman who is hosting a location shoot, but there are problems. A comedy of complications unfolds as power shifts between the star, his aid and his photographer, and the chairman, his wife and his PR person.
Some of My Best Friends, by Richard Hardt
Directed by: Steve Fajardo
Featuring: Martha Welty, Mark Gluckman, Ashley Faulkner & Jared Queen.
A man becomes ill at ease when his daughter brings home unexpected and unwelcome, company for dinner.
The Storm, by Alan Austin
Directed by: Barbara Acker
Featuring: Jeff Stimson, Tracy Payne Black & Angee Lewandowski
A couple's apparently happy marriage is brought into sharp relief by the husband's affair with a younger woman.
The Storytellers, by Susan Sindelar
Directed by: Judy Rollings
Featuring: Sydney Davis, Alexandra Erario & Jared Queen
Hang on....as you are drawn into the private passion and imagination of the actor's mind!
Until You're Not . . ., by Susan Sindelar
Directed by: Mary Robinson
Featuring: Patti Hurtado & Marylou Stephens
When Libby dreams about anyone she knows, expect the unexpected as the near future unfolds!
Theatre Artists Studio presents 2015 New Summer Shorts from June 18-28 at The Studio, located two blocks east of Tatum Blvd., and just north of Cactus Road on Paradise Village Parkway East, on the west side of the street. Show times are Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 2:00 pm.
Tickets are $20 for General Admission, $10 for Students 25 & Under and $15 for Groups of 10 or More, Seniors 65 and over and Members of the Military. For tickets, call the box office at 602-765-0120 or visit our TICKETS page.
This production is being presented under the auspices of the Actor's Equity Association Members Project Code.