YOU REMIND ME OF HER
By Bruce Pearl
Carol, (60+), a widow
Joe, (60+), recently single
Joe, and recently single, pursues Carol,and widowed
in the senior living facility where they both reside.
By Jane M. Lee
DOCTOR: Female or male, 30s to 60s.
MARGE: Female, 30s to 40s.
JOANIE: Female, 30s to 40s. MARGE’s younger sister.
Two sisters go over the edge during a family dispute and end up in the emergency room, where a bemused doctor tries to make sense of the carnage.
Our 2021 One-Act Playwright Festival
Eight new plays from talented local authors.
Auditions - August 7th and 8th
Please email BrewsterTheaterInfo@gmail.com to indicate which date you will be auditioning.
Prepare a two-minute comedic monologue.
See below for plays and characters.
GARY GOODMAN’S GOODBYE
By Larry Eckerle
GARY GOODMAN: 30’s. A talented and well-liked Creative Director who has to attend an arbitration hearing after being unfairly terminated.
ELLEN MACY: Late 30’s. An attractive VP of human resources who is facilitating the arbitration hearing and just wants a calm and quick resolution.
RICHARD HALLIDAY: Mid-40’s. Gruff and self-serving, he’s the CEO who fired Gary and wants the hearing to over and done with as quickly as possible.
ALBERT TOOMEY: 60’s. The Arbitrator. Brought in as a last minute-replacement, he’s a whirlwind of wacky antics, odd humor and sage counsel.
A talented, young Creative Director has been fired for circumventing “internal communications protocols.” He had reached out directly to the Chairman of the agency to report the CEO’s sexual liaison with an employee. An arbitration hearing is scheduled and the HR vice president is just wants it all to go quickly - and quietly. But when the arbitration representative arrives – a very funny and eccentric character – the session does not go as planned – and a lot of surprises are in store.
The Theater at Drew
The Negotiable Apology
By Alex Bernstein
One afternoon, a man and woman attempt to reconcile their formerly romantic relationship from 20 years previous.
By Terrence Dwyer
RUSSELL – male, early to mid-30s, structured, smart, and sure of himself, business dress.
VALERIE – female, early to mid-30s, whimsical, loving, casual dress.
The play centers on a young married couple and begins one morning with the wife viewing a cardinal outside her kitchen window. She believes the cardinal is a sign of her recently deceased aunt returning to pay her a visit.
IT’S HOT IN THE KITCHEN
by Patti Veconi
MARY: 50s, wife, and mother.
DAN: 50s or 60s, husband and father.
MIKE: Early 20s, son.
RACHEL: Early 20s, girlfriend.
Mary and Dan are good parents, but they do have opinions, which they speak freely in the comfort of their own kitchen. When their adult son becomes embarrassed by their banter and they discover his girlfriend hiding in the hallway, things get lost in intergenerational translation faster than you can close a window. There’s about as much chance they will all keep their cool as there is Mary’s shirt will stay on through one of her hot flashes.
DREAM CATCHER ON HANCOCK STREET IN 1984
By Christopher Gladysz
Gregory - Early 20s, naive, newcomer to San Francisco
Douglas - Early to mid 20s, a San Francisco resident
Brandy Ann - Early to mid 20s, loud and unpredictable
After meeting in a bar, Douglas brings Gregory home for an encounter. Except that there’s a surprise guest in the house. How does one maintain the spark when they are interrupted?
By: Terrence Dwyer
ALSTON – male, early 30s, indistinguishable in appearance and looks, easy-going.
PAM – female, late-40s to early-50s, attractive but aging, dress and manner though suggests she is battling to defy the physical passage of time.
DEAN – male, early-50s, PAM’s husband, more comfortable in his aging than PAM is in hers, shows a bit of a paunch, thinning and receding hairline, yet still retains the hint of his younger more robust, and attractive self.
SYNOPSIS: A young man, Alston, is attending a wedding solo and sitting out the cocktail hour at his assigned reception table when he meets fellow wedding attendees Pam and Dean Kendall