2014 One Act Fest
Dinah Manoff and the Northwest Actors Lab present the
2014 ONE ACT FEST
Performances: February 7 - 9, 2014
Friday - Saturday @ 7:30 p.m. + Sunday @ 3:00 p.m.
Pay-What-You-Can Preview: Thursday, February 6 @ 7:30 p.m.
The festival showcases the very best talent Bainbridge has to offer in a selection of comedic and dramatic one act plays from playwrights – familiar and obscure.
BLACK GUM RISING by Warren Read
Buried resentments are unearthed while sisters plant a tree at their mother’s grave site.
Featuring Sue Ellen Van Duyne as Peg Dixon, Karla Cole as Cherie McBride, and Bob Tull as Frank McBride
HEALIN' by Jane Martin
Advice - medical and otherwise from a wise Crone.
Featuring Ruth Urbach
NORM ANON by Warren Leigh
Three people in a recovery program explain their own particular brand of rehab.
Featuring Shannon Sheehan as Judy Rodgers, Tyler Weaver as Bob Allen, Jr., and Christie Capps as Annie Ross
STOOP by Langford Wilson
Neighbors chat on the stoop outside their apartment in this dark dystopian “dramedy.”
Featuring Sara Scribner as First Woman, Victoria Brown as Second Woman, Ruth Urbach as Third Woman, and Jennifer Allen as Pianist
A CALL FROM LONG ISLAND from the Album You Don’t Have to be Jewish by Bob Booker and George Foster
A mother is only as happy as her unhappiest child.
Featuring Renee Longstreet as Mother
YOU KNOW WHO ELSE I HATE by Mark O'Donnell
A coupla’ drunk guys sittin’ around talkin’.
Featuring Arthur Mortell as Drunk and JC Figueroa as Pal
BEST DADDY by Shel Silverstein
A darkly comic tale of a Father/Daughter birthday celebration.
Featuring Jennifer Allen as Lisa and Jim Anderson as Daddy
EXPERIENCE POINTS by Keiko Green
Two lost souls find companionship at Comic-Con.
Featuring Shannon Dowling as Sailor Moon, Justin Lynn as Darth Vader, and Corinna Lapid Munter as Announcer
THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR STOPPING by Halley Feiffer
A woman in distress flags down a passing car for assistance.
Featuring Michelle Allen as Ashleigh
WHAT I MEANT WAS by Craig Lucas
A man looks back at his family dinner table and imagines how differently the family members might have behaved toward one another.
Featuring Nathan Whitehouse as Fritzie, Brian Danzig as J. Fred, Lisa Wiggins as Helen, and Renee Longstreet as Nana
IN THE JAR by Mark Harvey Levine
Bugs trapped in a child’s collection jar try to escape in this classic comedy.
Featuring Jim Anderson as Daddy Longlegs, Debbie Macleod as Karen, Wendy Wallace as Julie, Lori Anderson as Praying Mantis, Paulette Jacobson as Cricket, and Robert Craighead as Joe The Ladybug
HOMEWORK by Donald Margulies
Set on the stoop outside a Brooklyn apartment, Donald Margulies' play is a tiny gem about a young girl’s first crush.
Featuring Cymbeline Brody as Angela and Nathan Whitehouse as Stewie
LIVES OF THE SAINTS by David Ives
In a church kitchen, a pair of old friends prepare a polish feast for a funeral breakfast.
Featuring Linda Owens as Edna, Marybeth Redmond as Flo, Michelle Allen as Foley Artist 1, Corinna Lapid Munter as Foley Artist 2, JC Figueroa as Stagehand 1, and Arthur Mortell as Stagehand 2