Seven Sinful Short-Shorts
Wasatch Theatre Presents annual Page-to-Stage Festival
Seven playwrights. Seven actors. Seven deadly sins. Join Wasatch Theatre Company as they celebrate their annual Page-to-Stage Festival, featuring original short scripts by local playwrights. For their 14th consecutive year of highlighting new work, Wasatch mixed things up a little with how the festival came together. As is typical, playwrights were selected through the submission of a writing sample. Once chosen, the selected playwrights crafted scripts based on several components assigned through random drawing. The first component: each had to base their script around a different deadly sin (pride, envy, avarice, sloth, lust, wrath, and gluttony). The second: each had to incorporate a specific prop and a specific line of dialog. The third: each playwright was assigned a specific cast for which to write.
After several weeks of workshopping, and the presentation of several drafts, the scripts were handed off to the directors and casts to take them from the page to the stage – and the result is an evening of theatre that offers a little something for everyone. Looking for some comedy? A little drama? Something absurd? The Page-to-Stage Festival offers it all. The scripts all offer unique snapshots of human interaction – and, of course, – explore how the seven deadly sins impact our interactions.
Playwrights are Sherry Allred, Beth Bruner, Elise Hanson, Jim Martin, Ryan Noufer, George Plautz, and David Sanderson.
Actors are Alyssa Franks, Michelle Hall, Natalie Keezer, Malinda Money, Brian Pilling, Michele Rideout, and Allen Smith.
The shorts are directed by Jim Martin and George Plautz
This one-weekend-only show opens Thursday, May 21 at 8:00 p.m., with additional performances on Friday, May 22 at 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, May 23 at 1:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $15.00 and can be purchased at www.arttix.org. Performances will be in the Studio Theatre at the Rose Wagner Center for Performing Arts.
2015/05/21 - 2015/05/23
Additional time info:
Doors open 30 minutes prior to start time.