Summer Shorts 2

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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Summer Shorts 2 is an annual festival of new American short plays. SERIES A The Waters of March, by Leslie Lyles, directed by Billy Hopkins, starring Amy Irving A woman who has devoted herself to her career comes to the ultimate crossroad. Crossing the Border, by Eduardo Machado, directed by Randall Myler, starring Mando Alvarado and Gio Perez South of the border, a father and son get caught up in baseball fever -- but not for the usual reasons. On a Bench, by Neil Koenigsberg, directed by Merri Milwe, starring Mary Joy and David Beck A teenage boy sits in a New York park reading a book about the 1969 Stonewall Inn riots. When he is joined by a middle-aged woman, their brief encounter reveals hidden truths. Deep in the Hole, by Roger Hedden, directed by Billy Hopkins, starring J.J. Kandel, David Ross, Emily Tremaine, and Kendra Mylnechuk There's something amiss in the Heartland as Ben, Glen, Cindy, and Lindy drink cheap vodka and hook-up. Performance Schedule: Thursday July 31 at 8:15 PM Friday August 1 at 8:15 PM Saturday August 2 at 2:15 & 8:15 PM Sunday August 3 at 3:15 PM Saturday August 9 at 8:15 PM Tuesday August 12 at 8:15 PM Friday August 15th at 8:15 PM Saturday August 16th at 2:15 PM Tuesday August 19 at 8:15 PM Wednesday August 20 at 8:15 PM Thursday August 21 at 8:15 PM Sunday August 24th at 3:15 PM Tuesday August 26th at 8:15 PM SERIES B Our Time Is Up, by Keith Reddin, directed by Billy Hopkins, starring Clara Hopkins Daniels and Janet Zarish A session with a shrink, her very young patient, and an imaginary friend. Or is she? PeopleSpeak, by John Augustine, directed by Robert Saxner, starring Sherry Anderson, Patricia Randell, and Nick Westrate Siobhan. Jst got ur mssg U R hvng Crisis? So sorry Wanna meet @ cafe 1 w/ cute waiter u & me Talk n drnk LOL Dont feel sad :( C U soon. :) I m here 4 u. Cassie On Island, by Michael Domitrovich, directed by Mary Catherine Burke, starring Anthony Carrigan, Jorge Cordova, and Lisa Birnbaum In which a small, tasteful Greek wedding is about to take place on the beach in Martha's Vineyard. George is moments away from marrying Sandi, but can't come up with his vows. His older brother Leo does his best to help out, but with the patriarch of their restaurant family recently deceased, the boys find they are both struggling with what it means to "man up." Plaisir D'Amour, book by Terrence McNally, music and lyrics by Skip Kennon, directed by Elizabeth Lucas, starring Jonathan C. Kaplan, Stephanie D'Abruzzo, and Rita Harvey Ruth and Sam meet thirty years ago at a Carnegie Hall lieder recital and begin an ever accelerating ride through love, joy, pain, and eventual compromise. Performance Schedule: Wednesday August 6 at 8:15 PM Thursday August 7 at 8:15 PM Friday August 8 at 8:15 PM Saturday August 9 at 2:15 PM Sunday August 10th at 3:15 PM Wednesday August 13th at 8:15 PM Thursday August 14th at 8:15 PM Saturday August 16th at 8:15 PM Sunday August 17th at 3:15 PM Friday August 22 at 8:15 PM Saturday August 23 at 2:15 & 8:15 PM Wednesday August 27th at 8:15 PM Thursday August 28th at 8:15 PM

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