Words & Wine – February 2011

6 Short Plays for Your Enjoyment!

“still small voice” by Jack Dyville (Guttenberg, NJ)

A young girl is torn between conflicting voices…and tries to find her own.Katherine: Jillian Roppolo still small voice: Russell Jordan The Other Voice: Betty Hudson Stage Directions: Katie Quigley

(From L to R) Betty Hudson, Jillian Roppolo, Jack Dyville, Russell Jordan, Katie Quigley

“The Vulgar Stutterer” by William Kozy (NY, NY)

(From L to R) Betty Hudson, Jillian Roppolo, Jack Dyville, Russell Jordan, Katie Quigley

Dale’s “language barrier” brings a whole new definition to customer service.

David: Bill Kozy Dale: Danielle Erin Rhodes S.D.: Betty Hudson

“Bailing Out” by Arthur M. Jolly (Medford, OR)

(L.to.R.) Betty Hudson (Miss Wine Hostess of the Month), Bob Connelly, Laura Lane, Andree Lambertson

Mr. Niebold argues, why not dance?

Mr. Niebold: Bob Connelly Nurse: Andrée Lambertson S.D.: Laura Lane

“Japanese Schoolgirl Night” by James McLindon (Northampton, MA)

(L. to R.) Sheila Mart, Laura Pestronk, Zach Rothman-Hicks and Betty Hudson (Miss Wine Hostess of the Month)

A professor grapples with deciphering the generation gap.Professor: Sheila Mart Melanie: Laura Pestronk S.D.: Zach Rothman-Hicks

“Trekkers” by Jeffrey Flood (East Longmeadow, MA) A Star Trek fan and a vulnerable prostitute make first contact -could this be the Final Frontier to their happiness?

(L. to R.) Kevin Russo, Katie Quigley, Marck D. Ransom and Betty Hudson (Miss Wine Hostess of the Month)

Gail: Kevin Russo Nicole: Katie Quigley S.D.: Mark D. Ransom

“The Last Reader of Books” by Ruben Carbajal (Jersey City, NJ) A grade-school teacher brings a unique literary guest to her class of semi-cyborg youngsters.

Jack Dyville, Laura Lane, Chelsea Austin, Elliott Crown,Ruben Carbajal, Mark D. Ransom, Kelly K. Griffith ,Zach Rothman-Hicks, Lucy Sorlucco and Betty Hudson (Miss Wine Hostess of the Month

Female Teacher: Lucy Sorlucco Mr. H: Elliott Crown Mekina: Laura LaneGregory: Zach Rothman-Hicks Joey: Mark D. Ransom Alexa: Chelsea Austin Trina: Kelly Griffith S.D.: Jack Dyville