PROGRAM A: REFLECTION

Run Time: Approximately 90 Minutes – Room 300

 

The Surprise

by Corey Rieger, directed by Nathan Green

The tables get unexpectedly turned on a group of people gathered to throw a surprise birthday party for a friend.

 

The Distance to the Moon

devised by First Floor, directed by Jesse Roth

Puppet theater, live action and multimedia elements combine in this story of a young sailor stranded on the moon alongside the woman he loves.

 

Let Me Tell You What I See Here

by Jason Gray Platt, directed by Anna Bahow

Real YouTube comments are deconstructed and repurposed to show personal connections in a disconnected world.

 

To the NSA Agents Listening in on this Play

by Sam Graber, directed by Mary O'Connor

An important message to our burgeoning national security state from one lone voice in the wilderness.

 

Asshole

by Lisa Kenner Grissom, directed by Jo Cattell

When some ‘infernal ass pains’ force Lena to retreat into the solace of her bathtub, she learns a thing or two about suffering in silence.

 

Young Fathers

by Joel Kim Booster, directed by Chris Chmelik

A single father and his gay neighbor are each on the verge of a complete breakdown as they wrestle with the meaning of fatherhood in the wake of personal tragedy.

 

The Big One

by Idris Goodwin, directed by Marie Cisco

Vernon is always waiting for his home team to score the big one, but his wife and son aren’t so keen on waiting. A subtle story about chasing the past at the expense of missing out on the present.

 

Attic Play

by Anthony Donald Kochensparger, directed by John Rooney

Gender and personal boundaries blur in this rhapsodic two-person piece about family, fear and sexual awakening.

 

Dream Scenario

by Ike Holter, directed by Dexter Bullard

North Side. 3am. The two survivors of an insane party meet up for a life changing rendezvous.

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