Sunday, May 15, 2016

Congratulations To Playwright Matt Fotis, Whose Play NIGHTS ON THE COUCH, Kicks Off The Strawberry One-Act Festival On July 14th @ 9pm



Matt Fotis (Playwright, NIGHTS ON THE COUCH) is an award-winning playwright whose plays have seen stages from coast to coast. His plays have been presented or developed at such places as The Lark, The Playwrights’ Center, The Kennedy Center, Emerging Artists Theatre, City Theatre, and The Great Plains Theatre Conference. He is a former Playwrights’ Center Core Apprentice and has received grants from the Illinois Arts Council and the Albright Creative Research Experience. His plays have won The Mark Twain Prize for Comic Playwriting, UCM’s Theatre for Young Audiences National Playwriting Competition, and the Sonoma County Repertory Theatre’s New Play Award. He’s been a finalist for the Heideman Award, The David Mark Cohen Award, and is a current finalist for The Inkslinger Playwriting Competition. He is also the author of two books on improvisational theatre – Long Form Improvisation & American Comedy: The Harold and The Comedy Improv Handbook. He is the Co-Chair of the Theatre Department at Albright College and resides in Wyomissing, PA. For more please visit www.mattfotis.com.



NIGHTS ON THE COUCH By Matt Fotis



 
Featuring:  Bryson Bruce & Stephanie Juergens
 
 
One man’s journey from child to parent, told through five nights spent on the couch.

Thursday, July 14th at 9pm
Sunday, July 17th at 7pm
Thursday, July 21st at 9pm

 
Tickets: $25 Online, $27 at the Box Office
Premium Seats (Rows A-F): $30 Online, $35 at the Box Office


Thursday, July 14th at 9pm
Playing with:

THE G69 TRIPLE X-TREME OSCILLATOR By Peter M. Carrozzo
A couple’s discussion about the arrival of a newly purchased sexual device is complicated by the wife’s accidentally misplacing the instructions.  Their search for the whereabouts leads them into several unanticipated discoveries.

PSYCHIC CAFÉ By Anthony Fusco
Lorenzo Duefacci, a flamboyant, renowned psychic in NYC, needs to hire an assistant to help draw in new business.  He hires Athony Fontana as the new weekend tarot card reader.  Anthony has no idea what he’s in for until he meets the most unique clients he has ever read with the most bizarre over-the-top confessions.  Get the inside look at the most intimate of conversations people have with their psychic.

CROCKETT’S LAST STAND By George Cameron Grant
Directed by Joy Kelly
Aqueduct Productions, Inc.
Following his political career-ending speech before the House of Representatives, Colonel David Crockett encounters an escaped slave boy named Joseph, who teaches him that there is more to courage than flowery words, fancy shooting, and overblown legends.

Sunday, July 17th at 7pm
Playing with:

THE OLD STATES By Lain Kienzle
Directed by Lain Kienzle
As the snow storm of the decade hits her small farm house, Mildred finds a stranger collapsed at her door step.  But once she opens that door, she may not want to close it.

THE SHINING WORDS By Thomas M. Walsh
Directed by Thomas M. Walsh
Featuring:  Chablis Quarterman
An introduction and appreciation of poetry.

THE UNKNOWNS By Kacie Devaney
Can an unexpected visit from the new next door neighbors repair the damage of a twenty year, passionless relationship between Scarlett and Jeb? Everything is about to change. Or does it?

Thursday, July 21st at 9pm
Playing with:

REALITY SUCKS By Sonia Cordoves
A plastic surgeon and a stripper finally decide to meet at a restaurant after communicating on Match.com.  The realities of online dating makes this a hilarious spoof about the things people make up on this popular Dating website.

LIKE THROUGH A MIRROR By Joseph Lizardi
What could happen when “make believe” dominates reality?

Theatre at St. Clement’s, 423 West 46th Street, NYC

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