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Mayday! (One-Act Dramedy Festival)

Mayday! (One-Act Dramedy Festival) May 19 – 21, 2006 Featuring MAKING CONTACT by Patricia Bosworth, directed by Jennifer Gumpert of Edison, a reclusive author reveals more about herself than she bargained for when an overly inquisitive photographer comes to her sublet apartment for a photo shoot THE M WORD by Alan Ball, directed by Tina […]

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April Fools (One-Act Comedy Festival)

April Fools (One-Act Comedy Festival) March 31 – April 2, 2006 THE LAST TOUCHY-FEELY DRAMA ON THE AMERICAN STAGE by Lee Howard and Greg Gamble, directed by Mark Kalet of Somerset, a ludicrously slow-moving father and son reconciliation theatre piece broken down and overanalyzed by a trio of cruelly detached sportscasters KITTY THE WAITRESS, by […]

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Rounding Third

Rounding Third A comedy by Richard Dresser Directed by Mary Lynn Dobson February 10 – 25, 2006 This new comedy focuses on the tumultuous journey of two Little League coaches through an entire season, from their first tentative meeting to the climactic championship game. Over the course of exhilarating victories, heartbreaking defeats, and interminable rain-outs, […]

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The Day They Shot John Lennon

The Day They Shot John Lennon A drama by James McLure Directed by Stephanie Youngman December 2 – 4, 2005 Comprised of a deftly blended series of encounters between a group of strangers who assemble at the site of John Lennon’s assassination, the play captures the sense of shock and uncomprehending loss which followed that […]

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Never the Sinner

Never the Sinner by John Logan Directed by Michael J. Driscoll September 30 – October 15, 2005 Logan’s drama centers around the sensational 1924 Chicago murder trial of teenagers Nathan Leopold Jr. and Robert Loeb. This exquisite Off-Broadway hit explores the complex relationship between two young men who longed to create a private world of […]

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THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME

THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME Based on the Victor Hugo novel Adapted and directed by Stephanie Youngman April 9-16, 2005 It is Paris, 1482, and Notre Dame Cathedral has more than bats in its belfry. Dom Frollo, the mirthless priest and guardian of the misshapen bell ringer Quasimodo, thinks the annual “Feast of Fools” is […]

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GOLDILOCKS ON TRIAL

GOLDILOCKS ON TRIAL By Ed Monk Directed by Christie Leigh Green March 12-20, 2005 Goldilocks is on trial for breaking and entering. Will she be found guilty and sent to prison, or will the truth come out? It’s up to Judge Wallabee and some very silly jurors to decide, after hearing testimony from Goldee, the […]

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THE LITTLEST CHRISTMAS TREE

THE LITTLEST CHRISTMAS TREE By Janie Jasin Adapted and directed by Tina Lee December 11-19, 2004 The Littlest Christmas Tree tells the story of a tiny pine tree, waiting impatiently to grow tall enough to be chosen as a Christmas tree. As she watches the seasons change, she observes the beauty of her world and […]

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THE LION, THE WITCH & THE WARDROBE

THE LION, THE WITCH & THE WARDROBE based on the book by C.S. Lewis Adapted and directed by Matt DiCarlo November 13-21, 2004 Four London children are sent to a professors country home in order for protection during World War II. There they find a magic wardrobe which leads to a mystical land called Narnia, […]

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GEMINI

GEMINI A classic comedy by Albert Innaurato Directed by Richard Baker July 8-23, 2005 The play takes place in the backyard of adjoining houses in South Philadelphia: one house occupied by Fran Geminiani, a laborer, and his son, Francis, a Harvard student; the other by a boisterous, earthy divorcee named Bunny and her fat, asthmatic […]

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