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an evening of One Act Plays

9/29/2023, 9/30/2023, 10/1/2023, 10/5/2023, 10/6/2023, 10/7/2023

303 N London Rd, Newark, DE 19711

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    Grave Wars
    written by Bret Ioli
    directed by Brian Touchette
    While tending to adjacent headstones in a cemetery, two women discuss family dynamics (their children were married), an upcoming grandchild’s birthday party as well as topics that are uncomfortable for both of them.

    written by Bill Potter
    directed by Nicole Pierce
    Beth contemplating suicide on a bridge because of her annoying husband. Beverly lives/ hangout at bridge talking her out of suicide because she doesn’t want the trouble. Officer Stewart light hearted sympathetic cop at very end.

    Happy Days
    written by Thomas Ott
    directed by Christine Seisler
    When 2 men meet in a park, the possibility of a new friendship is upon them. There is one thing that can stop this before it even starts.

    The Stronger
    directed by Bill Fellner
    MME.X runs into her husband’s former mistress, MLLE.Y, on Christmas Eve in a cafe. MME.X comes to realize the extent to which the affair has affected her married life. We are invited to contemplate which of the two women is “the stronger”.

    Love Beyond the Stars 
    written and directed by Brian Smith
    The story is about a time traveler from a different world falls in love with the man who discovered her planet.

    directed by Michelle Cullen
    Mrs. Pringle is preparing to host a dinner party to introduce her daughter, Elaine, to the city’s most eligible bachelor, Oliver Farnsworth. Illness and a blizzard force some guests to cancel and the three characters are compelled to try to salvage the evening.

    Morning on Mimosa Lane 
    written by Gwen Armstrong Barker
    directed by Susan Moak
    The play is an example of friendship between 2 women and the relationships they have with the men in their lives and each other.

    There shall be no bottom
    directed by Bill and Susan King
    Jeff misinterprets his lines, Joe skips large sections of dialogue, Jane tries to hold the production together, and the fourth actor’s stuck in traffic. Poor acting is afoot as three actors and a stage manager attempt to perform a drawing room drama.

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