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.