HOLIDAYS ON THE ROCKS
Four one-act plays of Holiday Cheer - somewhat - and a very hot Cat.
written by Madison Menendez
A family drives to a hotel in Austin, Texas, to spread the ashes of their recently deceased teenaged daughter. To repay a kindness, the housemaid of the hotel - who is also a voodoo priestess - allows one of the mourning friends to communicate with the spirit of the dead girl. Comically and poignantly, the friend and spirit help family and friends come to peace with their grief and mixed emotions. Silent night…if only…
THE LAST CHRISTMAS
Written by Cessa Desario and Stella Holt
Two sisters who haven’t spoken to each other for over 20 years are compelled to spend one last Christmas with their mother and dying father. Each sister has stubbornly blamed the other for a past incident from their youth - and the day of reckoning has finally arrived. Oy, to the world…
LET’S THINK OF A GAME TO PLAY
written by LouLou Brazill Baltz and Nicki Klar
While the parents go out for a grown-up dinner, they leave their kids in the care of Cousin Kevin. What starts off as a benign evening of babysitting slowly turns into an intense battle of wills between the naughty and the nice.
written by Simon Bock and Ben Cole-Calderon
It’s Christmas Eve at the the Church of Eden, a popular cult-like church headquartered in North Dakota. A movie star has been invited to the festivities…while unbeknownst to all, some Church members are planning an escape from their “happy” prison. Oh run, all ye faithful…
CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
Written by Tennessee Williams
Um, not sure how to tie this in to the holidays, but hey, it’s Big Daddy’s birthday and the whole family’s on hand to celebrate…and…manipulate…and scheme…and dig through the ruins of the family past until everyone is miserable. Which is kind of how some family holidays go, right?
All shows directed by Broderick Miller