Words & Wine January 29, 2012

Bruce Mitchell Room, ART/NY, 520 8th Avenue, 3rd Floor, NYC


(L. to R. Aimee, Mark, Lynn, Playwright Joe McDonald, Andree, Stephanie, Charles, Jillian)

“DOES ANYBODY LIKE ME?”
It’s the Season to Share – Why doesn’t anyone want to share with Santa?
by JOE MC DONALD (Orangeburg NY)
Charles/Sidewalk Santa – MARK-EUGENE GARCIA
Woman 1 – LYNN MANUELL
Woman 2 – JILLIAN ROPOLLO
Policewoman – ANDREE LAMBERTSON
Homeless Woman – STEPHANIE SCHWARTZ
Young Man – CHARLES MORAN
Stage Directions – AIMEE LEE GOTTESMAN

(L. to R. Betty, Charles, Jack, Marjorie)

“CHICKENS”
When Homeland Security interferes with Larry’s chickens and Bev’s personal life; it’s time to fight back!
by SHIRLEY KING (Benicia CA)
Larry – JACK DYVILLE
Arthur, a Government Man – CHARLES MORAN
Bev – BETTY HUDSON
Stage Directions – MARJORIE CONN

(L. to R.) Bob, Madalyn, Danielle, Playwright Allan Lefcowitz, Mark-Eugene

“EXPLETIVES PROF”
It’s just the class every aspiring actor needs and the perfect Prof!
by ALLAN LEFCOWITZ (Brooklyn NY)
Galvin – BOB CONNELLY
Ms. Ingersoll – DANIELE RHODES
Dean Burkanon – MADALYN MCKAY
Stage Directions – MARK-EUGENE GARCIA

(L. to R.) Jamesai, Playwright Gerry Holland, Gus, Bob

“TURBULENCE”
When the turbulence begins, do the tables turn?
by GERRY HOLLAND (Astoria NY)
Joe, a cop – JAMESAI SCHEMPP
Gene, a prisoner – GUS FERRARI
Voice of Pilot & Stage Directions – BOB CONNELLY

(L. to R.) Valerie, Steve. Elizabeth, Playwright Kathleen Turco-Lyon

“ASSISTED SUICIDE or THE SEDUCTION”
a short play in verse – Extramarital Affairs, Murder and Revenge!
by KATHLEEN TURCO-LYON (NY, NY)
A Woman, the ghost of Victtoria Accoramboria – ELIZABETH BOVE
A Playwright, John Webster – STEVEN HAUCK
Stage Directions – VALERIE DAVID

(L. to R.)Lucy, David, Bill, Valerie, Andree

“SAMMY IS THAT YOU?”
At what point do you throw up your hands, see death as the more comforting option and decide to pull the plug on yourself?
by JAMES WALCZY (Bethesda MD)
The Man – DAVID GILLAM FULLER
Gloria, His Wife – LUCY SORLUCCO
Ann, His Daughter – VALERIE DAVID
Steven, Gloria’s Brother – WILLIAM KOZY
Stage Directions – ANDREE LAMBERTSON

* Photos by Charter/Board Member, LYNN MANUELL
*Jan W&W Producers: Jack Dyville & David Fuller
*Reading Committee – Gus Ferrari, Steve Hauck, Lynn Manuell, Zach Rothman-Hicks, Lucy Sorlucco, David Fuller, Jack Dyville

See You Back Here For OUR FEBRUARY WORDS & WINE, Sunday Feb 26 @3:30pm