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10 MINUTE PLAYS

 

THE GREAT WHITE UNDULATING ORB IN THE BED BETWEEN US
By Ari Roth
Directed by Deborah Kirby
Has the world online become more fascinating than the one found in your own home?

NOLA
By Rick Park
Directed by Michael Bobbitt
Ruminations on life in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.

URASHIMA TARO
By Francesca Sanders
Directed by Chrisopher Gallu
A memoir on Japanese internment camps.

THE WILD LIFE
By Thomas Higgins
Directed by Mark Rhea
A camping trip gone awry.

HOW MUCH FOR THIS
By Keith Bridges
Directed by Karen Berman
A daughter fighting for her own way, a father trying to hold his life together—or not

LITTLE GIRLS
By Leah Nanako Winkler
Directed by Scott Fortier
A haunting look into a soldier's memories.

MAGNOLIA DAY
By Sheri Graubert
Directed by Jeffery Johnson
A bride and her battle with cupcakes.

RUNNING IN CIRCLES SCREAMING
By Jeni Mahoney
Directed by Paul Douglas Michnewicz
A local playground and a lie.

TAMED
By Foster Solomon
Directed by Eric Schaeffer
One couple's adventures in the bedroom.

WITHOUT PARACHUTES
By Eric Levitz
Directed by Jack Marshall
An airplane ride brings out the truth.

DATED: A CAUTIONARY TALE
By Ira Gamerman
Directed by Michael Dove
Love and relationships in the Facebook and MySpace era.

THE DOWNTOWN DAYLIGHT PROJECT
By Daniel McCoy
Directed by Michael Kahn
What's it really like to be in a relationship with an artist?

 

MAINTENANCE
By Nathan McGaughey
Directed by Blake Robison
A poignant family discussion between father and son.

A TASTE OF HEAVEN
By Estep Nagy
Directed by Kathleen Akerley
A horseback ride through the desert of Afghanistan.

URBAN LEGEND
By Mike Batistick
Directed by Gregg Henry
A trip to the zoo.

YES TO EVERYTHING: SON OF EVERYTHING
By Phillip Dawkins
Directed by Linda Murray
A play of one-liners and the name game.

EMPTIES
By Matt Mayerchak
Directed by Howard Shalwitz
A 3 a.m. dare at a 24-hour restaurant.

FIRST/LAST
By Aaron Levy
Directed by Robert McNamara
How do you know when a relationship has failed?

THE RABBIT AND THE SNAKE
By Randy Baker
Directed by Mark Ramont

THE TWO MARYS
By Heather McDonald
Directed by Joy Zinoman
Art, war and a determined young woman.

WHAT REMAINS
By Libby Leonard
Directed by John MacDonald
Siblings reflect on their childhood after the funeral of their father.

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WARRIORS
By Renee Calarco
Directed by Christopher Henley
A Wal-Mart parking lot and a decision that stands in time.

 

WRITER'S BLOCK
By John-Paul Nickel
Directed by Paata Tsikurishvili
A play with little for its characters to say.

PAINTING A ROOM
By Dano Madden
Directed by Jenny McConnell Frederick
An entire apartment painted puke green.

PENTIMENTO
By Jon Haller
Directed by Michael Baron
A guard and sixteen-year old museum visitor strike up a conversation.


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THE MNEMONIST (pictured above)
By Julia Cho
Directed by David Muse
A fascination with a woman who remembers everything.

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SUNDAY NIGHT
By Julian Sheppard
Directed by Dorothy Neumann
A series of wedding night conversations.

 

 

MURMURING IN A DEAD TONGUE
By J.T. Rogers
Directed by Jennifer Nelson
A stream of conscious about racism, stereotypes and the elusiveness of redemption.

 

THIS PERFECT WORLD
By Chris Stezin
Directed by John Vreeke
A man who cannot find the truth.

CATCH
By Graeme Gillis
Directed by Steven Mazzola
A trip back to a childhood haunt.

TUMOR
By Shelia Callaghan
Directed by Kasi Campbell
The realities of pregnancy and parenthood through an off-kilter lens.