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 #4

Saturday May 4, 2019

Photos by Priyanka Krishnan

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INCOMPLETE PARTY BY DANIELLE WINSTON

DIRECTED BY RICK HAMILTON

FEATURING: CHARLIE WILSON, DIANA CHERKAS, MATTHEW MENENDEZ, PREETI GUPTA

Stage Manager: Tim Laschkolnig

Girl meets boy. Girl loses boy. Girl and boy find a hot body. Love, death, and Hellcats collide in this dark romantic comedy set in a magical New York City.

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WHY US? BY BRAD MAKAROWSKI

DIRECTED BY MELISA ANNIS


FEATURING: BRENDAN DAUGHERTY, CAIT CORTELYOU, JASMINE SPIESS, MARINA BARRY, NICK LOCILENTO, ROY FLORES

Stage Manager: Frances Timberlake

It may not be the first time someone fell in love, but it may be the first time Frank and Izzy fell in love. And god only knows if the things that pop into their lives are a miracle, dumb luck or something they may forget.


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