By Rusty Harding Directed by Lulu Ward
April 8 & 9, 2016
FLY BABIES explores the true story of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs) of World War II.
The story follows four young female pilots as
they experience the challenges, prejudices, triumphs and tragedies of
serving their country on the home front. They soon find that not all
battles were fought overseas..
By Cynthia Salzman Mondell. Directed by Marianne Galloway
April 10 & 11, 2015
Based on real stories from real women and their shoes, SHOE CONFESSIONS explores the intimate relationships between women and their shoes. Shoes are more than just a fashion statement; they evoke memories and trace the chapters of a woman's life from first step to last step.
ROPES AND STONE
By Arnold Shelby. Directed by Susan Sargeant
April 11 & 12, 2014
Derek Ropes and Judy Stone are visual artists who have been in a relationship for over forty years. Now they must grapple with the tempest of change
that will define the next chapter of their lives.
FOR THE PLEASURE OF SEEING HER AGAIN
By Michel Tremblay. Directed by Susan Sargeant
April 11 & 12, 2013
This reading was produced in partnership with One Thirty Productions.
FOR THE PLEASURE OF SEEING HER AGAIN is a stunning theatrical exploration of the often turbulent relationship between a mother and her child. In this heartrending tribute to his mother, Michel Tremblay has created a great female character in Nana, a born storyteller with a love of exaggeration. Though she often exasperates the son she fiercely loves,she is indeed an inspiration
for his art.
TILLING FOR FIGS
By Janice Rose. Directed by Susan Sargeant
April 19 & 20, 2012
TILLING FOR FIGS is a poetic, patchwork quilt that explores the life and experiences of a unique Southern woman.
THE CARPETBAGGERS CHILDREN
By Horton Foote. Directed by Susan Sargeant
April 8 & 9, 2011
This reading was a part of the Dallas-Fort Worth Horton Foote Festival and was produced
in partnership with One Thirty Productions.
Set in Horton Foote's fictional Harrison, Texas, the three remaining Thompson sisters spin the yarns of their family and an era. Their father, a Union soldier, returned after the Civil War as a Carpetbagger, and amassed a twenty thousand acre plantation. Preserving that plantation becomes the central issue of his daughters' lives. Foote weaves his elegant blend of poignant and gentle humor throughout this
tale of identity and destiny.
By Isabelle Russell-Ides. Directed by ElizaBeth Bontley.
April 15 & 16, 2010.
A magical realist Mayan adventure, a love story, a tale of the Meso-American rich that jumps time between the
present and an ancient past. °CENOTE! is the sinkhole where the virgins jumped to their death or immortality, if the Ah WahkŠn is to be believed.
By Angela Wilson. Directed by ElizaBeth Bontley.
April 9 & 10, 2009.
1920; Dr. Leopold Weiss and his X-ray machine vs his famous brother, Harry Houdini.
Machine vs Man, Medicine vs Magic.
in the balance: the life or death of his patient, Mrs. Enid Churchill.
A screenplay by Vicki Caroline Cheatwood. Directed by Gail Cronauer.
March 13th & 14th, 2008.
A dark comedy in which a mild mannered vocal teacher meets her
cowboy-dream-come-true at a wedding - her wedding!
10 :10, the relationship you'll never go back to; the sex you'll never forget.