Quick Curtains is part of The Group Theatre Too One Act Playhouse series and features an evening of shorts by contemporary and classic playwrights. Produced by The Group Theatre Too & Executive Producer Justin Boccitto; Directed by Michael Blevins.
Quick Curtains features 4 works, new and time-honored, including:
The Stronger by August Strindberg
In this classic monologue, featuring three characters, irony abounds and sustains a dramatic intensity that few plays possess. Though but one speaks, the souls of the three are skillfully laid bare.
Aftermath by Alexander D. Rulin
is the Respect-Your-Body One-Act Play for teens. The fact is, teenagers can make wise choices about drug and alcohol usage, dieting, sexual promiscuity, and other issues pertaining to respect for one's body. But what choices are they making? And why are they making them? Aftermath, from the pen of a 17 year old inner-city youth, sheds light on the lives of 7 young people as they face daily choices about substance abuse, promiscuity, diet, other social issues and the inevitable consequences of the choices they make. Knowledge is power- arm young people with the power of positive choices. Aftermath shows young people the awesome power in every choice they make.
Six Who Pass While the Lentils Boil by Stuart Walker
Stuart Walker's most popular play, dramatized in the vein of Lewis Carroll, Walker serves us this fanciful bit of action carried out by a boy and six people who pass a pot of boiling lentils. They are on their way to the decapitation of a Queen who is condemned to die having stepped upon the ring-toe of the King's Great Aunt!
A Pair of Lunatics by W.R. Walkes
In the classic sketch, A Pair of Lunatics, He and She, on first meeting in a mental institution, are lead to believe the other is an inmate. This ever-popular comedy originally played at the Drury Lane Theatre, London Featuring George Alexander and Maude Millett as "He" and "She," respectively. The opening generated an overwhelming success- a time-honored classic that delivers laugh after laugh- the fun is immense!
Also presented by The Group Theatre Too: Count to Ten