Our short play series anchors the Estrogenius Festival.  Each week we present five, thought-provoking plays by some of today's hottest playwrights.  For the ninth annual festival, we commissioned new plays from Bekah Brunstetter, Paula Caplan, Cheryl Davis, Andrea Lepcio and Montserrat Mendez.  We selected the 15 other plays from more than 300 worldwide submissions.


October 1 – 4, 2008
Wednesday through Friday at 8:00 pm
Saturday at 3:00 pm and 7:00 pm

Dead Soap by Bekah Brunstetter, directed by Shannon Ward
Starring Jason Griffith*, Jennifer Nelson & Bill Mootos*

What Mommy Told Me by Paula Caplan, directed by Heather Lanza Starring Laurence Cantor, Clara Hendler, Lara Stoby & Anna Wood
Child of the Movement by Cheryl Davis, directed by Sarah Marina Ali Starring Ashleigh Murray & Tom Southern
Tumble Jumble by Andrea Lepcio, directed by Dina Epshteyn
Starring Lyndsay Becker*, Jaron Farnham, Amanda Hilson, Erin Krakow & Clancy O'Connor

Fag Hag/Fruit Fly by Montserrat Mendez, directed by Megan Demarest Starring James Edward Becton*, Judy W. Chen*, Stacey Raymond*, Eva Rosa, Thomas Rowen, Susan Slotoroff & Yan Xi

October 8 – 11, 2008
Wednesday - Friday at 8 pm, Saturday at 3 pm & 7 pm

Waffles by Martha Garvey, directed by Angela Astle
Starring Meg Loftus & Michael Wolfe*
Foreign Policy by J. J. Hunt, directed by Nichole Donje
Starring Mami Kimura, Katherine Alt Keener* & Joy Seligsohn
The Perfect Plan by John McKinney, directed by Norah Turnham Starring Amelia Campbell & William Allgood
Madrigal in Black and White by Patricia Montley, directed by Jessica McVea Starring Simone Harrison*, Corey Ann Haydu, Dana Monagan & Laurie Schroeder*
Yog Sothoth by Lia Romeo, directed by Meg Sturiano
Starring Libby Collins*, Joe DiSalle*, Angela Funk & Stephen Alan Wilson


October 15 - 18, 2008
Wednesday - Friday at 8 pm, Saturday at 3 pm & 7 pm

Canyon's Edge by Barbara Lindsay, directed by Sandra Alexander Starring Carla Brandberg*, Thomas Godfrey* & Bonnie Swencionis
Buy and Buy by Pamela Monk, directed by Irene Carroll
Starring Seth Austin*, Amanda Bruton & Sean Gormley
Freefall by Char Nelson, directed by Sandy Yaklin
Starring Alison Plamondon* & Mark McCullough Thomas*
Turtle Beach by Aoise Stratford, directed by Kelly Haydon
Starring Barbara Mundy* & Christiane Seidel*
Maneater by Janet Zarecor, directed by Dev Bondarin
Starring Sabrina Farhi & Joe Mathers


October 22 – 25, 2008
Wednesday - Friday at 8 pm, Saturday at 3 pm & 7 pm

New York, New York by Lane Bernes, directed by Marina McClure Starring Sarah Baskin*, Cliff Campbell, Lauren Lucile Garner, Colin McFadden, Jeremy Pickard & Mary Wilson*
Safety First by Danna Call, directed by Maura Kelly
Starring Tomike L. Ogugua & Robert Ross Pivec
Parkersburg by Laura Jacqmin, directed by Holli Harms
Starring: Maria Gabriele*, Carol London*, Joyce Miller & Jelena Stupljanin
On the Beach by Lucile Lichtblau directed by Gabriella Willenz Starring Louis Changchien*, Autumn Horne*, Gloria Rosen & Anthony Spaldo*
Little Birds by Joy McCullough-Carranza, directed by Melanie Sutherland Starring Lori Brigantino*, Dawn D'Arcy & Lynn Stetson



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Women in Motion



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Voices of Africa

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