The short play DINNER THEATER, a 25-minute dark comedy about a couple and their recently adjusted sexual boundaries, will have two different productions in the coming months and is in competition for a third.
The play has also made the British Theatre Challenge Short List of the Sky Blue Theatre Company in London. 30 plays made the list (out of nearly 300 submissions). The top five plays will be selected later this month for a production in the fall.
This play was developed at The Actors Studio Playwright/Director Unit West and at Antaeus Theatre Company‘s Playwrights Lab
Dinner Theater, a one-act play about a couple and a deal they make, will have its world premiere at the Greenway Court Theatre in June as part of the INFIDELITY, in Pieces series of short plays. Dinner Theater is directed by Mitch Levine and stars Chris Parker, Dey Young, and Patrick Quinlan. Performances are June 9 – 12. More information and tickets can be found here:
Breakdown in Babel, a 10-minute dark comedy about three hit men and a job gone bad, will have its West Coast Premiere with Neo Ensemble Theatre. The play is one of a series all set in hotel rooms. The series runs Friday, Saturday and Sunday from March 14 – April 6.
The short play collection TURN THE PAGE: TWO ONE ACT PLAYS ABOUT CLOSURE by Alex Goldberg is available to download for free, today only. The book features the one act plays THE THIRD DATE and LYING NAKED.
LYING NAKED, a one-act play about a couple in bed and the secrets they keep, will run at Railroad Playhouse in The First Annual Railroad Playhouse One Act Play Festival, May 11 – 19. Tickets and more information can be found at http://www.rrplayhouse.org.
IT IS DONE, the dark comedic thriller comes to a bar in Los Angeles. The West Coast Premiere will take place at the historic Pig n’ Whistle restaurant on Hollywood Boulevard. Performances are Sundays at 7:00pm, and Monday and Tuesdays at 8:30pm, May 13 – June 12. Doors open an hour prior to performances for food and drink purchase. Tickets are available here, at http://www.itisdonetheplay.com.
Raconteur Theatre Company’s production of THE THIRD DATE, part of Elephant in the Room, an evening of shorts, runs through April 2nd. It has been getting some great reviews. If you are in the Columbus, Ohio area, check it out:
“Alex Goldberg’s The Third Date is a gem. The Third Date fires on all cylinders and is a satisfying, entertaining moving piece.” Rick Brown, Naked Sunfish.com
“Chemistry, Timing, Reactions-everything this cast gave to their one-act play was pitch-perfect and a joy to watch. This was easily my favorite short of the evening.” Krista B. Threadgill, Theatre Vault