JUL 17, 2015 - AUG 29, 2015

THROUGHLINE ARTISTS Presents

SUMMER SHORTS 2015
Six Premiere Plays by
NEIL LABUTE, MATTHEW LOPEZ, ROBERT O'HARA, VICKIE RAMIREZ, LUCY THURBER and STELLA FAWN RAGSDALE
J.J. KANDEL, PRODUCING 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 2015 offers six world premiere one-act plays, presented as two separate evenings of three each. The two series will run in rotating repertory.

The New York Times called Summer Shorts "Shamelessly clever and deeply satisfying!"

Series A

July 17 - August 28

10K

Written and directed by NEIL LABUTE+
With CLEA ALSIP*, J.J. KANDEL*

A man and a woman meet on a wooded path while jogging. Is it an accident or something planned? Is it the first time or the hundredth? 10K is a suburban mystery shot through with humor and tension and desire.

THE SENTINELS

By MATTHEW LOPEZ
Directed by STEPHEN BRACKETT+
With ZUZANNA SZADKOWSKI*, MICHELLE BECK*, MEG GIBSON*, KELLIE OVERBEY*

Once a year in September, Alice, Christa and Kelly gather at a small downtown coffee shop for breakfast. There the three woman catch up on each other's lives and remember another September morning many years ago.

GLENBURN 12 WP

By VICKIE RAMIREZ
Directed by KEL HANEY
With W. TRE DAVIS*, TANIS PARENTEAU*

A Native American woman and a Black man walk into a bar taking refuge from the "die-in" protests at Grand Central over police brutality. With the pub deserted and bartender strangely absent, these two strangers have their run of the place. But as the liquor starts to flow, so do some inconvenient truths.


Series B

July 25 - August 29

BUILT

Written and directed by ROBERT O'HARA+
With JUSTIN BERNEGGER, MERRITT JANSON*

Mason and Mrs. Back meet in an empty space. A transaction is made. And the truth takes its toll.

LOVE LETTERS TO A DICTATOR

By STELLA FAWN RAGSDALE
Directed by LOGAN VAUGHN
With COLBY MINIFIE*

Stella is a writer. Stella lives in New York. Stella misses her family. Stella worries about being good. Stella writes North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Il for advice. Kim Jong-Il writes back. A play about looking for answers in all the wrong places.

UNSTUCK

By LUCY THURBER
Directed by LAURA SAVIA
With LAUREN BLUMENFELD*, KK MOGGIE*, ALFREDO NARCISO*, CARMEN ZILLES*

Everyone wants something from Pete. Jackie wants advice on her new tap routine. Sara wants confirmation she's not a narcissist. And Deirdre just wants him to get off the damn sofa. But Pete is stuck - in more ways than one. A play about a man who can solve anyone's problem except his own.


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July 17

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*These actors appear courtesy of ACTORS' EQUITY ASSOCIATION.

+These Directors are members of the STAGE DIRECTORS AND CHOREOGRAPHERS SOCIETY, a national theatrical labor union.

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