The Spotlight Series is a presentation of scripts being considered for future development and
First Baptist Church | 1636 Sansom Street
May 7, 2012
The Sisters of Ellery Hollow
Directed by Allison HeishmanTwin sisters Elsie and Abby lead a hard life but survive by transforming their painful childhood into tall tales: their impossible birth; their strange caretaker; and the discovery of a secret that threatens to destroy their tiny family. This exciting new play explores the nature of how we tell our life stories, the music inherent in Appalachian storytelling and the imagination of memory.
Past Spotlight Events
October 17, 2011
Be a Good Little Widow
Directed by Adrienne MackeyMelody thought being a young wife was hard, until she became a widow. Luckily her mother-in-law, Hope, is a professional - mourner, that is. Navigating the prickly terrain of pressed black dresses, well-intended advice and inappropriate outbursts, Melody stumbles toward understanding what it means to find someone through losing them in this new sad comedy about handling loss like a grownup.
Featuring Dave Johnson, Genevieve Perrier, Catharine Slusar & Brad Wrenn
January 16, 2012
What to do When You Hate All Your Friends
Directed by Kevin GlaccumMatt is a guy who hates all his friends. Celia is a woman at the center of The Friends, a secret group that has perfected friendship through special rules and a rigid ranking system. Can a guy who hates all his friends and a woman who needs friendship to go by-the-book figure out a way to spend time together without going mental? Set in a world of secret hottub parties, craigslist hookups, and the myriad of ways people try to control intimacy by keeping it away, this edgy and witty new comedy looks at how romance and friendship works - or doesn't work - in the way we live now.