FIVE PERFORMANCES OVER TWO WEEKENDS!
Friday, February 10, 2023, 7:30 pm
Saturday, February 11, 2023, 7:30 pm
Friday, February 17, 2023, 7:30 pm
Saturday, February 18, 2023, 7:30 pm
Sunday, February 19, 2023, 2:30 pm
Gaspipe Theatre Company and RiverStage partner once again for the 10th local festival of original one-act plays! Written and submitted to us by new playwrights from across the Susquehanna Valley & the U.S., these short works of theatre are acted, directed and produced by local teams of artists! Short plays will run approximately 10-15 minutes in length and will be presented as one continuous show on each of the above dates.
“Idemo” by Ramsey Uhter (Williamsport, PA) (slapstick comedy). What can parents do when a boy’s birthday party becomes… a murder mystery? Directed by Maggie Able. Featuring: Jude Wilkinson, Daelyn Castle, Ketaki Hutchinson, Maddie Smith, Teddy Casimir and Storm Pryor.
“Lost and Found” by Clara Graham (Lewisburg, PA) (comedy). Two friends make a surprising discovery in the woods. Directed by Clara Graham. Featuring: Ketaki Hutchinson and Maddie Smith.
“Staples of Life” by Ashli Starks (Milton, PA) (comedy). A man devotes his life to a religious cult, but discovers it may not be what he expected. Directed by Ashli Starks. Featuring: Michael Conard and Ross Wiley.
“Betty, the Staten Island Ferry Fairy” by John McDonnell Tierney (Shelburne Falls, MA) (comedy/drama). A commuter meets a magical being on his daily trip to work. Directed by Andrew Shaffer. Featuring: Fred Hooper and Maggie Able.
“Nick Goes to the Drag Show” by Anne Valentino (Rockville, MD) (comedy/drama). A married couple decide to expand their horizons and learn something new. Directed by Emily Bowen. Featuring: Steve Anderson, Lindsay Sauer, and Michael Conard.
“At the Haiku Convention” by James M. Spock (Hanover Township, PA) (comedy). Two strangers connect over their love of 17-syllable poetry. Directed by Andrew Shaffer. Featuring: Cathy Emery and Ralph Sayers.
“Letter to My Father” by Karen Elias (Lock Haven, PA) (drama). A daughter grapples with the environmental impacts of her father’s career and legacy. Directed by Derek Scott. Featuring: Elaine Pfeil and Doug Orbaker.
“Dry Ribbons” by Nickolette Jones (Bryn Mawr, PA) (drama). A young woman helps her grandmother clean house, and secrets are revealed. Directed by Emily Bowen. Featuring: Barbara Sundin and Storm Pryor.