Step 4 of The PG Evolution: Stage Experiments

Plays continue the development process by adding directors, rehearsal and a little time.   Guests are requested to partake in  a short moderated talk back based on questions provided prior to reading.


Stage Experiments #3

SEPTEMBER 8, 2018

Photos by David Michael Kirby

TOMORROW WE LOVE BY JEFFREY VAUSE
DIRECTED BY GRANT NEALE

Stage Manager: Thomas Dieter

Passion! Deception! MURDER? In the sleepy hamlet of Noble Bay, California circa 1960, divorcee Lanie Fairbanks lives, loves...and endures! This is TOMORROW WE LOVE, a gender-bending melodramatic homage to classic romantic films!

Featuring: Andrew Griffin, Jeffrey Vause, Jimmy Moon, Jon McCormick, Mandy Murphy, Priyanka Krishnan, Spencer Aste

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THE WALK UP BY EMILY COMISAR
DIRECTED BY TOPHER PAYNE

Stage Manager: Taylor Hilt Mitchell

Sometimes you choose the family you choose and sometimes they choose a family for you. Sometimes when there's nothing left to lose, a sledgehammer will be what gets you through.

Featuring: Annie Keris, Brad Makarowski, Carla Briscoe, Jasmine Spiess, Jeanette Bonner, Maria Peyramaure, Michael Markham, Peter Macklin, Taylor Hilt Mitchell

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Stage Experiments #2

AUGUST 4, 2018

Photos by Priyanka Krishnan

Let There Be Love by Mrinalini Kamath

Directed by Kat Yen

Stage Manager: Marina Barry 

A mash-up of D.H. Lawrence's Sons and Lovers, the Greek myth Eros and Psyche, and online dating and modern matchmaking, featuring a mother-son matchmaking service, a potential client, and a self-described "algorithm automechanic."

Featuring: David Adam Gill, Joy Jacobs, Kirsten Hopkins, Monica Rounds, Paul Peglar, Sarah Teed, Vedant Gokhale

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Members Of the Choir by Evan Edwards, Directed by Rick Hamilton

Stage Manager: Chris Lemme 

While attending a milestone birthday party, a group of gay friends attempt to navigate the complexities of their relationships when unexpected events force each man to confront what he has and fight for what he wants.

Featuring: Gregory Omar Osborne, James Edward Becton, Jason Nadal, Jayson Kerr, John Racioppo, Kelvyn Mitchell, Michael Flood, Nick Ortiz, Peter Macklin

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Stage Experiments #1

Saturday August 19, 2017

Photos by Priyanka Krishnan

 Guru by Jessica Luck

Directed by Ria DiLullo

 If Meg spends 8 weeks with Kendra, and Kendra is 20 points from passing, how many Youtube videos will Lindsee have to post in order to lose 3 pounds? The formulas that you may need to answer some questions are found at the end of the examination. 

Featuring: Cait Johnston, Diana Cherkas, Jasmine Spiess, Starr Kirkland 

 

Cell Memory Theory by Mike Lesser

Directed by Rose Ginsberg

Ann is a survivor. But will the transplanted cells that saved her ultimately destroy her second chance at life?

Featuring: Carla Briscoe, Don Castro, Josette Marina Murray, Mandy Murphy, Sue Berch