Escapist Drama

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June 5, 6, 12, and 13th at 8pm  

New Readings

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Auditions @ Club Diversity, May 21 @ 7 pm

863 South High Street

Columbus, OH

Performances: June 5, 6, 12 & 13 at 8 pm

Written by Bill Cook

Directed by Sonda Staley

Escapist Drama is a farcical dream play about coming of age today. The twenty-one year old protagonist endures a series of constantly escalating adventures and mishaps on the road to adulthood and maturity as he tries to decide what to do with his life. We’ve all been there and we’ve all come through, but it often looks like it won’t as our hero Jason struggles toward meaning, romance and maybe a worthwhile job. Not to be missed!

 

Fidelity

Auditions @ Club Diversity, July 3rd @ 7 pm

863 South High Street

Columbus, OH

Performances: July 10, 11, 17 & 18 at 8 pm

Written by Bill Cook

Directed by Chris Leyva

 

Fidelity is a dark drama of two brothers, one a prosecutor, the other an ex-con, both criminals. In this long one-act, they try to extricate themselves from mob involvement and find a life of peace, reconciled and together, but their own pasts and very different paths keep colliding with their plans.

 

 

Love in an Age of Clamor

Auditions @ Club Diversity, August 7 @ 7 pm

863 South High Street

Columbus, OH

Performances: August 14, 15, 21 & 22 at 8 pm

Written by Bill Cook

Directed by Andrew Constantine Protopapas

 

Love in an Age of Clamor is a comedy dream play that has been slightly re-written since its initial staging in 2013. A man is suddenly left by his wife, who leaves him nothing to live on and without a home. As he wanders the city, he discovers. . . well, very little, although he manages any number of adventures and mis-adventures. This is a very funny comedy about what really matters and how easy it is to not notice. A rueful comedy for those who know better.

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Auditions at Mad Lab, June 14th, 1:30-3:30 pm

Performances @ Mad Lab

November 5, 6, 7, 8, 12, 13 & 14 at 8:00 pm

227 N. High Street

Columbus, OH

Devotion is a full-length comedy in a realistic mode about three young artists in Soho in New York in the 1990s. There is a visual artist working in pastels, and like the other two characters is her late twenties to early thirties. She controls the lease on a working loft she shares with her boyfriend, a videographer, and initially with her ex-boyfriend, an actor. Troubles mount and the ex-boyfriend departs but soon returns again and again, stirring up feelings and resentments and jealousy, too, in a play about making art in the crunch of today. Hilarious and bilious and not to be missed!