Thicker Than Water is Youngblood's annual presentation of one-act plays and musicals. This year's selections include: 508 written by Amy Herzog. directed by Marlo Hunter Featuring Julie Fitzpatrick and Miguel Govea Young ex-lovers confront a strange area code on their joint cell phone bill. La Fete written by Daria Polatin, directed by R.J. Tolan Featuring Geneva Carr, Lucy DeVito and Grant Shaud On Christmas in Paris, a mother and daughter tear into each other with the new stepdad caught in the crossfire. For Candy written by Michael Sendrow, directed by Marlo Hunter Featuring David Gelles-Hurwitz and Grant Shaud A dead letter forces a reckoning between a widower and his son. It'll Soon Be Here a musical written Delaney Britt Brewer, with music by Eric Kuehnemann, directed by Abigail Zealey Bess Featuring Debbie Lee Jones, Jenny Greer and Lance Rubin Love at the (Bill) Clinton inaugural: a one-hit wonder helps her daughter find romance. Red Blue and Purple written by Justin Deabler, director Michael Goldfried Featuring Kelli Lynn Harrison and Miguel Govea A smalltown boy made good faces the friend he left behind. Co-Op The Musical written by Courtney Lauria and Matt Schatz, with music & lyrics by Matt Schatz, directed by Jordan Young Featuring Julie Fitzpatrick and Steve Boyer Unexpectedly, in an Oregon produce market, love blooms. Both written by Emily Chadick Weiss, directed by Alexa Polmer Featuring Steve Boyer, David Gelles-Hurwitz, Jenny Greer, Lance Rubin and Maureen Sebastian Sex, betrayal, heartbreak, sex: the furious pace of freshman year at a northwestern university.