February 12-14 @ 7:30 pm
12 actors, 15 short plays representing the finalists chosen from over 400 pieces submitted in 2019 from as far away as New Zealand.
Friday, February 12 will feature 8 plays directed by Julian Findlay.
Saturday, February 13 will have 7 plays under the direction of Ben Ware.
Each night the audience members will have a chance to vote for their top 4 favorite shows, and Sunday, February 14, the top 8 shows will be streamed again!
Tickets available here: https://stc.booktix.com/
Individual Tickets ($15)
- SHORT & SWEET (tiny) NEW PLAY FESTIVAL PASS: Includes one ticket each to all 3 shows ($35)
The Short & Sweet (tiny) New Play Festival is supported in part by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.
Saturday, February 13 (Group B) Plays
Directed by Ben Ware
Raghead, by Tom Coash (New Haven, CT)
Coming straight to her blind date from an audition wearing a hijab, Sarah startles Nick who had had very different expectations.
Sarah- Amanda Bowman
Nick- Brandon Lee
Jump, by Gina Femia (Brooklyn, NY)
Two teens hang out on a pier trying to make sense of their friend’s suicide.
Froggie- Luke Smith
North- Amanda Bowman
Mishpocha, by Emily P Bloch (Easthampton, MA)
Rachel brings her non-binary partner Jo to meet her grandmother Bubs, revealing her queerness for the first time and learning much about the older woman in the process.
Jo- Kyle Boatwright
Rachel- Amanda Bowman
Bubs- Jane Barish
Indelible, by John Bavoso (Washington, DC)
Markus panics when his partner uncharacteristically comes home with a tattoo proclaiming his love for him.
Markus- Luke Smith
Preston- Brandon Lee
Four Daughters, by Ellen Wittlinger (Haydenville, MA)
In the MFA in Boston, Ruth just wants to lose herself in contemplation of her favorite painting of four girls, but brash Joann makes this impossible until we learn Ruth’s history.
Ruth- Jane Barish
Joanne- Penney Hulten
Family Game Night, by Peter Kennedy (Williamsburg, MA)
As the family plays a new game, issues of responsibility and trust bubble up to the surface.
Dad- Brandon Lee
Mom- Sharon Weyers
Andrea- Amanda Bowman
Max- Luke Smith
A Wake, by Brian Petti (Slate Hill, NY)
Two old friends meet at a wake and revel in their shared memories when one realizes a disturbing truth.
Woman #1- Kyle Boatwright
Woman #2- Penney Hulten