Super Shorts: One Acts on the Main Stage

Wednesdays through Saturdays, February 16 - 19 and 23 - 26 at 8pm

A Play In Process (PIP)
In The Main Stage Theater
Sat, 02/26/2005

The Alpha State

by William C. Kovacsik
Directed by Kathleen Brant

Two front-desk-clerks at a Jersey hotel overcome a brutal shift only to realize their favorite patron appears to be missing. They discover his fate and then must decide what to do about it in this light dark comedy. The Alpha State was presented as part of the Just-Add-Water One-Act Play series.


* Lori Faiella*
* Joanie Schumacher*

The Jazz Age

by Allan Knee
Directed by Jerry Less

The play concerns an encounter between two of America's greatest writers who had a particularly stormy friendship. Allan Knee is the author of THE MAN WHO WAS PETER PAN which has become the current film FINDING NEVERLAND. He is also the author of the book for the current Broadway musical LITTLE WOMEN.


* Eric Martin Brown*
* Gerry Hildebrandt*

Manly Men Doing Manly Things

by Scott C. Sickles
Directed by David Gautschy

After jilting Les a year ago out of fear that their relationship might ruin his sports career, a regretful Doug wants to make amends and reconcile. Unfortunately, the night he's chosen to do this is also the night Les waits in vigil in the hospital for word about his father who has been seriously wounded in a hunting accident. A serio-comic look at conventional masculinity from the most public to the most private points of view. This play represented the WorkShop in the 2004 Samuel French Festival.


* Eric C. Bailey*
* Robert Bruce McIntosh*

The Seance Where You Contact Mommy

by David Schmitt
Directed by Harry Peerce

How do you contact a family member who has passed on? Is the medium the message? A married couple try esperately to procure one last conversation with the departed.


* Virginia Roncetti*
* Linda Segal*
* Michael Johnson*

What I Really Want to Say

by Alex Lewin
Directed by Max Montel

Witness the ultimate date from hell. While our hapless hero tries to make the best of it, his loud, acerbic conscience can't help but weigh in. As the date approaches the point of meltdown, the two sides of a man's personality must finally make a choice and face their greatest fear: confrontation.


* Jamie Carmichael*
* Sam Schamberg*
* Mark Thornton*

When I Was a Boy

Written and Directed by Timothy Scott Harris


* Dee Dee Friedman*
* Bob Manus*

*Member, AEA


This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department Of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the city council.

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New York, NY 10018
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