Short Plays

Elan! or The Last of the Carriage Horses

Cast Breakdown

4; 2m, 2f (but everyone is a horse)

Synopsis

On hilltop in 1912 New York, the proud race of carriage horses makes one last stand against the onslaught of the automobiles, and the relentlessness of progress.

 

First Born

Cast Breakdown

9; 5m, 3f, 1 m/f

Synopsis

When the Angel of Death visits a family at a Passover Seder, it's up to them to decide who will be the one person to be sacrificed.  

 

Practical Origami

Cast Breakdown

6; 1f, 5 m/f

Synopsis

Sherry has been folding origami cranes all day and has forgot to do her taxes. Is there any hope for her when the hungry government comes knocking at her door?

 

The Story of the Stones

Cast Breakdown

3; 2f, 1m

Synopsis

In the near future, the children of the last survivor of the Holocaust try to find a way to remember their mother on the morning of her funeral. It's not going well. 

 

More Wondrous Things

Cast Breakdown

5; 1f, 4m

Synopsis

When Arthur's babysitter leaves him on the other side of the crosswalk, he is forced to undertake a mythic quest..to the cross the street for the very first time!

 

The Song of Bently

Cast Breakdown

7; 1m, 6 m/f

Synopsis

A Greek Chorus tells the tale of one man's epic journey of heartbreak and sacrifice...so he can get dressed in the morning.