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August 2014 Pub Reading

Our last pub reading for the summer will be held on Sunday, August 3, 2014 at 7 p.m. Click here for details!

OffBook: Interning at CP

Our recent intern, Michelle Edwards, reflects on her time with us in this month's OffBook. Click here to read what she had to say!

A Few Good Men Auditions

Audition dates for A Few Good Men have been announced. Click here for details!

(Photos above from several recent productions.)

2014 Summer One-Act Play Festival:
This or That

The Colonial Players 2014 Summer One-Act Play Festival, “This or That,” is just around the corner! There will be nine one-acts, ranging from comedy to drama to the absurd, including three original plays penned by Colonial Players’ own members! The shows are split between two alternating slates: “This” and “That.” Tickets are just $10 per slate or $15 for both slates. To receive the discounted price, tickets for both slates must be purchased at the same time through the Box Office. Call 410-268-7373, opt. 2, to take advantage of this special ticket price!

The festival promises to provide actors with a wide variety of interesting parts and audiences with a wide variety of interesting shows. The production dates of the festival are Thursday, July 17 – Sunday, July 27. Thursday, Friday and Saturday performances begin at 8 p.m., Sunday performances begin at 2 p.m.

This year, Colonial Players welcomes directors Mark T. Allen, David Carter, Rebecca Feibel, Scott Nichols, Timothy Sayles, Robin Schwartz, Cseni Szabo, Lelia TahaBurt, and David Walter! Tickets are on sale on our online ticketing website and through the Box Office now. Get yours today!

The following one acts will be presented at this year's festival:

This (Slate 1) Performance Dates: July 17, 19, 25, & 27

Among Shrubs and Ivy, a one-act play by Jerry Casagrande, directed by David Carter: two men who appear starkly different discover they have more in common than they imagined.

Me and My Shadow, a one-act play by Rich Orloff, directed by Timothy Sayles: the inner voices of three women are not so easy to keep quiet.

Sure Thing, a one-act play by David Ives, directed by Rebecca Feibel: two people meet in a cafe and find their way through a conversational minefield.

Mugger in the Park, a one-act play by James Wise, directed by Robin Schwartz: An old woman on a park bench is approached by a young man who demands her money.

Tough Cookies, a one-act play by Brett Hursey, directed by Cseni Szabo: spend a night out with a couple in the midst of a relationship funk.


That (Slate 2) Performance Dates: July 18, 20, 24, & 26

Queen of the Northern Monkeys, a one-act play by Jason Vaughan, directed by Scott Nichols: a story based on the memories of Eugene Walter of his meetings with the passionate and unique Karen Blitzen, author of Out of Africa.

Emergency Room, a one-act play by Jeff Stolzer, directed by David Walter: an unexpected accident sends someone to the hospital, and the only simple part is coming in the front door.

Foxgloves, a one-act play by Rick Wade, directed by Mark T. Allen: two men go to a bar at Dulles Airport after a flight from the UK to kill time before their connecting flights.

Alien Love Triangle, a one-act play by Katherine Glover, directed by Lelia TahaBurt: a tongue-in-cheek, sci-fi farce taking place on an alien planet.