February 18th – 19th
Saturday, February 18 at 7:30pm
Sunday, February 19 at 5pm
Join 142 Throckmorton for their 8th Annual Writers with Attitude, featuring eight short staged readings of the newest works by the Playwrights' Lab. This year's participating playwrights are Hal Gelb, Dyke Garrison, Mercilee Jenkins, Lynne Kaufman, Cary Pepper, Martin Russell, Stanley Rutherford & Bernard Weiner. Directors are Hal Gelb, Phoebe Moyer and Ed Holmes.
Enjoy their newest developing works and then join us for a glass of wine and conversation afterwards. Each evening will have the same lineup.
Doctor Truth by Lynne Kaufman; directed by Ed Holmes: The legendary sexologist answers pressing queries from her audience but one question brings her up short.
Solar Flares by Stanley Rutherford; directed by Hal Gelb: Two women friends dissect men, solar flares and the inviting odors of certain male appendages.
Lines by Bernard Weiner; directed by Ken Sonkin: How hot can a hot tub get?
The New Menu by Hal Gelb; directed by Phoebe Moyer: What's to eat in hard economic times like these?
What She's Having by Martin Russell; directed by Phoebe Moyer: A staged reading of a play with no words.
A Matter of National Interest by Cary Pepper; directed by Ed Holmes: The evening news: the latest presidential scandal and what's really important.
Robbed by Dyke Garrison; directed by Ken Sonkin: Wallace Simpson and the Duke of Windsor discover her jewels have disappeared and are not happy about it.
Winning by Mercilee Jenkins; directed by Hal Gelb: Two old friends crack jokes about the Academy Awards. Can Jana win the Oscar pool and her fight with cancer?
Official Website: http://www.142throckmortontheatre.org
Added by cmargaritafranco on February 10, 2012