Snapshots 2000

Tribeca Playhouse
111 Reade St, New York, NY 10013
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

The Worth Street Theater Company kicks off its 2000-2001 season with Snapshots 2000, an evening of one-act plays. Included in the festival are 1997 Oppenheimer Award winner Robert O'Hara and Obie Award winner Romulus Linney. Jeff Cohen directs. Dreamin' in Church by Robert O'Hara A minister reveals secrets to his flock. Genitalia by Robert O'Hara (world premiere) Four black women gab on the phone about naming their children. Stars by Romulus Linney A sexually-charged, coctail-party encounter between a man and a woman destined to have an affair. Scene with Celery, Chicken Potential, and The Age of Pie by Peter Hedges A revival of three of the "food plays" by the author of What's Eating Gilbert Grape. Bagging Groceries by Mark Novom An army private in the Vietnam War in 1972, a young Black attorney on the Brooklyn Heights Promenade in 1982, a 1992 proto-grunge songwriter in Venice Beach, and a man counting bricks in his prison cell in 2002: their voices, lives, thoughts, and hopes intersect and entwine in surprising and tragic ways. Bea's Legacy by Jeff Cohen A young woman is interrogated about events surrounding the mysterious death of her mother.