One Act Festival Open Friday July 18

Montgomery Playhouse in partnership with the City of Gaithersburg presents the 13th Annual One Act Festival featuring Fun, Fantasy, Drama, Tears, Laughs, Art, Science and Heroics

 

JULY 18 THRU JULY 27

Gaithersburg Arts Barn

311 Kent Square Road, Gaithersburg

 From the sublime to the ridiculous, from death and dying to workplace angst, this compilation of plays ranges from deadly serious to laughing at our own foibles.

 

The festival presents two separate evenings of one acts in rotation.  If you would like to see all the plays offered in the festival, you will need to purchase two separate admissions.
PLEASE NOTE: Because some plays contain adult language and themes, the festival is not recommended for audiences under the age of 17.

Program A – July 18, 20, 26
Program B – July 19, 25, 27

8:00 pm -Fridays , Saturdays
2:00 pm Sundays

Tickets: $16 – $14 for City of Gaithersburg residents

For Reservations, Click: Recxpress

Or Call: 301-258-6394

 

Additional information can be found at our website:

http://www.montgomeryplayhouse.org/season.htm

 

or on Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/events/1433075826963101/?ref_newsfeed_story_type=regular

MP 2014-2015 Season

Touch
By Toni Press-Coffman.

Directed by Bruce Hirsch

November 7th – 23rd, 2014 (Show Times)
Presented in partnership with The Gaithersburg Arts Barn. Performances at The Arts Barn. For reservations, call 301-258-6394.

When Kyle’s wife Zoe is murdered, he barricades himself by devoting himself more feverishly to his work and losing himself in loveless sex. TOUCH is about a man in despair questioning whether there is any point to rediscovering passion, risking connection, groping toward the touch that will rekindle joy.
NOTE: Adult language and situations. Not appropriate for children under 17.

Sherlock Holmes & the Christmas Goose
By Duke Ernsberger and Virginia Cate.

Directed by David Dossey

December 5th-21st, 2014 (Show Times)
Presented in partnership with The Gaithersburg Arts Barn. Performances at The Arts Barn. For reservations, call 301-258-6394.

The world-famous sleuth Sherlock Holmes and his trusty sidekick Doctor Watson are at it again in a holiday caper mystery fit for the whole family! Where is the missing Blue Delilah Diamond? A tale of mystery, intrigue, humor, and “fowl” play await on the trail of this Christmas case.

Boeing, Boeing
By Marc Camoletti

Directed by Lisa Lorraine Holland 

February 13th – March 1st, 2015 (Show Times)
Presented in partnership with The Gaithersburg Arts Barn. Performances at The Arts Barn. For reservations, call 301-258-6394.

It’s the 1960s, and swinging bachelor Bernard couldn’t be happier: a flat in Paris and three gorgeous stewardesses all engaged to him without knowing about each other. But Bernard’s perfect life gets bumpy when a friend comes to stay and a new and speedier Boeing jet throws off all of his careful planning.

 

One Act Festival – 2015

July/August 2015 (Show Times)
The Gaithersburg Arts Barn in partnership with Montgomery Playhouse presents the Fourteenth Annual One Act Festival.
Performances at The Arts Barn. For reservations, call 301-258-6394.

Montgomery Playhouse One Act Festival 2014

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The Gaithersburg Arts Barn in partnership with
Montgomery Playhouse presents the
Montgomery Playhouse 13th Annual
One Act Play Festival
July 18 – 27th, 2014

From the sublime to the ridiculous, from death and dying to workplace angst, this compilation of plays ranges from deadly serious to laughing at our own foibles.

The festival presents two separate evenings of one-acts in rotation. If you would like to see all the plays offered in the festival, you will need to purchase two separate admissions.
PLEASE NOTE: Because some plays contain adult language and themes, the festival is not recommended for audiences under the age of 17.

Program A – July 18, 20, 26
Program B – July 19, 25, 27

8:00 pm Fridays , Saturdays
2:00 pm Sundays

Tickets: $16 – $14 for City of Gaithersburg residents

For Reservations, Click: https://recxpress.gaithersburgmd.gov

Or Call: 301-258-6394

311 Kent Square Road – Gaithersburg, MD

PROGRAM A – July 18, 20, 26

Nighthawks by Evan Guilford-Blake
Directed by David Dossey
With: Amanda Gordon, Chris Hawkins, Art Salwin, Shaquille Stewart
It’s the late 40’s and four people encounter each other in a diner in the wee hours of the morning. Inspired by the Edward Hopper painting, Nighthawks.

The Grand Design by Susan Miller
Directed by Suzanne Yuskiw
With: Joy Gerst, Stan Rosen
A scientist tries to come up with a new message about humanity to be sent into space while his mother walks across the United States. A tender portrait of what it means to let go.

Color Blue by Alexis Roblan
Directed by Kathleen Alvania
With: Andie Allison, Scott D’Vileskis, Kelsi Jenkins, Shaquille Stewart
Two middle school girls, cutting class, are experimenting with pot behind a dumpster near the school when they are approached by two well dressed men. They don’t immediately realize the danger they are in.

I’m Herbert by Robert Anderson
Director: John Reece
With: Cory Atwood, Ruth Orland
An elderly couple sit in their rocking chairs talking. Each has had one or more previous marriages and perhaps a few flings, but they are hazy about the details. In fact they don’t always know which one the other one is.

PROGRAM B – July 19, 25, 27

Weavers by Evan Guilford-Blake
Directed by Maria Benzie
With: Meghan Williams Elkins, Avery Florer, Luba Hansen, Kryss Lacovaro,
Danny C. Miller, Sonya Okin
Candace has grown up in a dying farming community and wants to leave but feels an obligation to take care of her aging grandmother, Clotho. Clotho has dreams in which she recalls weaving with two women she refers to as her sisters. All this is observed by Sam, Candace’s cat. This play is rooted in the mythology of the Three Fates.

H.R. by Eric Coble
Director: Natalia Gleason
With: Brian Galvez, Joseph Mariano, Yvonne Paretzky, Michael Sigler
The office is thrown into an uproar when it is learned that people from Human Resources are coming for an unplanned visit that afternoon.

Goode Grief by Frances A. Lewis
Director: Frankie Lewis
With: Matthew Datcher, David Jones, Debi Preston, Stephanie Shade
Evie is an elderly widow who is house bound and is routinely visited by her care giver, Jennifer. The roof is leaking and she is approached by Conrad Goode who offers to make the necessary repairs.

Fight or Flight by Kryss Lacovaro and Natalie Brunelle
Director: Kryss Lacovaro
With: Ashley Byrd, Liz Fox Corrente, Jimmy Santos
In the sky above a busy metropolis two superheros, Delay-a and Blurr (Diane and Ben), deal with relationship problems. Diane’s sister, the powerful Femme Force (Fiona) doesn’t care for Ben and makes her opinion part of the discussion.

13th Annual One Act Festival 2014

Eight Plays

July 18 – 27, 2014 (Show times)

The Thirteenth Annual One Act Festival is a Special Production. Performances at The Arts Barn. For reservations, call 301-258-6394.

Color Blue by Alexis Roblan – Director: Kathleen Alvania

Weavers by Evan Guilford-Blake – Director: Maria Benzie

Nighthawks by Evan Guilford-Blake – Director: David Dossey

Fight or Flight by Kryss Lacovaro and Natalie Brunelle – Director: Kryss Lacovaro

Goode Grief by Frances A. Lewis – Director: Frankie Lewis

H.R. by Eric Coble – Director: Natalia Nagy

I’m Herbert by Robert Anderson – Director: John Reece

The Grand Design by Susan Miller – Director: Suzanne Yuskiw

One Act 2014 Poster

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