.J. Kandel, Executive Producer and John McCormack, Producing Artistic Director
Summer Shorts returns for another summer of new American one-acts featuring original plays by the country's top playwrights. Representing some of today's best writing, directing and acting talents, Summer Shorts celebrates theater, summer and the short form. The festival's two separate series offer a diverse range of voices, styles and subject matter. Summer Shorts 2014 offers six world premiere one-act plays, presented as two separate evenings of three each. The two series will run in rotating repertory.
The Sky and the Limit
by Roger Hedden
directed by Billy Hopkins
with Alex Breaux, Allison Daugherty, Shane Patrick Kearns
Much to the amusement of his best friend, a young man dives into one of america's mesa strewn deserts in search of the perfect site for a wedding.
by Eric Lane
directed by Matthew Rauch
with Adam Green and Miriam Silverman
A lyrical drama about a married couple that experiences an intense loss and their struggle to find their way back to each other.
Sec. 310, Row d, Seats 5 and 6
by Warren Leight
directed by Fred Berner
with Geoffrey Cantor, Peter Jacobson, Cezar Williams
Three guys share two season tickets as they watch the knicks, and their lives, pass before their eyes.
Throughline Artists is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization formed in 2010, producing Summer Shorts, festival of new American short plays. As a not-for-profit they are committed to presenting the Summer Shorts annually, and exploring additional programing opportunities. Their mission is to preserve the art of storytelling by providing opportunities for established professionals to share their experiences and knowledge with emerging theater artists. They are committed to fostering and preserving live theater for the next generation.
Read more at: https://www.summershortsfestival.com/