Teenage angst got you down? Don't worry, there's a Quickie for that. Grand kids driving you crazy during Christmas and all you want is to sneak away for a bit of ice fishing? There's a Quickie for that. Are you a plush purple dinosaur trapped in cartoon closet hell? There's even a Quickie for that! Quickies is Live Girls! trademark event and longest running program. Volume 12 features playwrights from all around the country, including local playwrights Joy McCullough-Carranza and Juliet Waller Pruzan. The festival features local directors and actors as well as short dance pieces by local choreographers between plays. From the heartfelt to the absurd, suspenseful to sublime - no matter what you're looking for, there really is a Quickie for everyone!
Quickies Volume 12includes
Bloom by Emily Schwend
It's a scorching hot day in New Jersey and high school senior Phoebe coaches her little sister Natalie through the perils of high school all while struggling with her own difficult decisions.
The Closet by Aoise Stratford
Just where do the unwanted toys go?
Expecting Bobby (or Nicole) by Joy McCullough-Carranza
Soon-to-be new parents Tom and Caroline attempt to come to terms with the many surprises of parenthood.
Good Work by Gabrielle Sinclair Compton
One night and one car ride will change the course of two lives forever.
The Hole Story by Kathleen Coudle-King
Sisters Gladys and Gloria escape a house full of nagging children, slovenly spouses, and screaming grandchildren to seek solace among the fish.
Perfect by Crystal Skillman
Dramaturgy by Megan Carter
A door-lock mishap forces Julie and her mother to examine just what it means for their lives to be perfect.
May Bear by Juliet Waller Pruzan
If your heart is heavy, never fear. May Bear will dance your guilt away.