2014 One-Act Festival From Silver Spring Stage
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The last date listed for 2014 One-Act Festival was Sunday August 24, 2014 / 2:00pm.
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Dark comedy God of Carnage reveals that while kids will inevitably be kids, adults may not always act like grown-ups. The show opens on two sets of high-strung Brooklyn parents who meet to work things out after their young sons squabble on the playground. As their talk progresses and the rum flows, their behavior devolves from civilized to outrageous. Accusations are hurled, secrets are confessed and diplomatic facades crumble before your eyes. Filled with scandalous hilarity, God of Carnage took Broadway by storm and walked away with the 2009 Tony Award for Best Play. Learn More
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Featured review from Robin Toblin BlumbergRed Velvet
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Really enjoyable one-act plays. Two were particularly outstanding, one hilarious and one thought-provoking and poignant. I can't speak for how the plays will be the next two weekends, but if these were representative, they'd be well-worth attending.
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I really do enjoy going to this venue. It's close to home, it's small, and the seats are comfortable. I enjoy supporting the local arts. This festival was quite good. The stage is small but they do quite a bit with so little stage space. The...continued
August 21-24, 2014:
- Today’s Special, by Lennie Magida (MD). Comedy, directed by Lennie Magida. Seeking refuge from a storm, a young woman runs into a deli and encounters a family dispute.
- Rewrite, by Tom Moran (AK). Comedy, directed by Bruce Hirsch. A writer of Westerns has to deal with some of his characters. They’re as feisty as they are opinionated.
- Beatrix Potter Must Die!, by Patrick Gabridge (MA). Comedy, directed by Pauline Griller-Mitchell. At his wit’s end, Farmer McGregor goes back in time to change the course of children’s literature.
- Ethel, by Seth Freeman (CA). Comedy-drama, directed by Bob Scott. One very busy night at a motel on the fringes of Baltimore, with proprietor Ethel overseeing it all.