The Winter One ActS
Professor Know-It-All by Jim Astrove
Phoebe is ever fearful. Can a frantic Frances, an anxious Antoinette, a mindful Mindy and a hopeful Hope ease her fears? Only Professor Know It All knows for sure. Or does she?
Directed by Jim Astrove & Stage Managed by Emily Asare
Caroline Miles• as Phoebe
Keely Seward as Frances
21 Chump Street by Lin-Manuel Miranda
Inspired by a valentine’s day episode of NPR’s “This American Life,” Lin-Manuel Miranda wrote this 14-minute musical which catalogs the journey of a high school honors student who tries to win the heart of a cute transfer girl. However, his attempt at finding love leads to his unfortunate downfall.
Directed by Frances Doyle & Stage Managed by Julia Murillo•
Spencer Cox• as the Narrator
Darren Badley•∆ as Justin
Madi Haine as Naomi
Kelsey O'Brien, Charlie Whitlock•, Grayson Walsh, Caroline Lynch•∆ as Cop/lawyer/cousins/boys
Words Words Words by David Ives
Will three chimpanzees be able to produce Shakespeare’s timeless play Hamlet when left together in a cage hitting random keys on a typewriter? That is the question Dr. Rosenbaum is trying to figure out in this comical one act.
Directed by JD Jump•∆ & Stage Managed by Madeleine Dugan•∆
Amelia Urban• as Milton
Tate Lifson•∆ as Swift
Sarah Clay Wright• as Kafka
A Marriage Proposal by Anton Chekhov
Set at the turn of the century, this one act by Anton Chekhov portrays the nervousness and stress of marriage and engagement in an exaggerated, funny way, encouraging the audience to think of the hilarity and absurdity that exists within their own lives at some moments.
Directed by Cameron Loving•∆ & Stage Managed by Darren Badley•∆
Grayson Walsh as Chubukov
Kelsey O'Brien as Natalia
David Millman• as Lomov
Crafty by by Paul Rudnick
In this one-woman show, Barbara Ellen, a Midwestern craftswoman and competitive cake-decorator, enthusiastically shares her love of crafts and her memories of her late son with the audience.
Directed by Elizabeth Clinard & Stage Managed by Lucy Farrell•
Emily McDermott• as Barbara Ellen
Untitled by Virginia Nelson
Friendship. Betrayal. What happens when you are haunted by a secret that never should’ve seen the light of day?
Directed by Maury Hancock•∆ & Stage Managed by Emily McDermott•
Keely Seward as Eva
Caroline Miles• as Claire
Liddy Wade• as Jamie
Canker Sores and Other Distractions by Christopher Durang
An unexpected meeting between a divorced couple results in their attempted reconciliation over a nice meal. However, a string of petty distractions, including one very lackluster waiter, may derail their plans.
Directed by Ann Tarry•∆ and Betty Wolde•∆ & Stage Managed Emmy Jankowski
Grayson Walsh as Martin
Virginia Nelson as Prunella
Tate Lifson•∆ as Midge
The Most Massive Woman Wins by Madeleine George
Four women, ages 17-31, retrace the winding paths that lead them to their current location: a liposuction clinic. Their individual testimonies and shared experiences reveal deep truths about the way body image affects our lives. Contains some content addressing self-harm and using profanity.
Directed by Maury Hancock•∆, Stage Managed by Elizabeth Fix & Choreographed by Sarah Clay Wright•
Madi Haine• as Carly
Cammie Varner• as Cel
Caroline Lynch•∆ as Sabine
Susanna Plageman as Rennie