.J.J. Kandel, Executive Producer and John McCormack, Producing Artistic Director
Summer Shorts returns for another summer of new American one-acts featuring original plays by the country's top playwrights. Representing some of today's best writing, directing and acting talents, Summer Shorts celebrates theater, summer and the short form. The festival's two separate series offer a diverse range of voices, styles and subject matter. Summer Shorts 2014 offers six world premiere one-act plays, presented as two separate evenings of three each. The two series will run in rotating repertory.
by Albert Innaurato
directed by Jack Hofsiss
with David Beck, Brenda Currin, Andrew Glaszek, Tasha Guevara, Dana Watkins
With such formidable opponents as hypocrisy, government, hysteria, neurosis, family, religion and pop culture – can we ever really know and accept who we are? well, these two brave nuns are going to give it a go!
The Mulberry Bush
by Neil LaBute
directed by Maria Mileaf
with J.J. Kandel, Victor Slezak
Two men meet up on a bench in the park. one of them is meant to be there. the other is not. what follows is a domestic thriller played out in the harsh sunlight of a weekday afternoon.
Napoleon in Exile
by Daniel Reitz
directed by Paul Schnee
with Will Dagger, Henny Russell
Corey is 25, living at home, can't hold a job, and is obsessed with minecraft. his mother has other ideas for him.
THROUGHLINE ARTISTS are a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization formed in 2010, producing Summer Shorts, festival of new American short plays. As a not-for-profit they are committed to presenting the Summer Shorts annually, and exploring additional programing opportunities. They preserve the art of storytelling by providing opportunities for established professionals to share their experiences and knowledge with emerging theater artists, and are committed to fostering and preserving live theater for the next generation.
Read more at: https://www.summershortsfestival.com/