A festival of one act plays by women, about women.A one-act play festival, including rarely seen works by Wendy Wasserstein, Leslie Ayvazian, and others. Also featuring the local talent of Mad Munchkin Productions and Freshwater Theater.
Set A - appropriate for ages 12+ Theatre Unbound presents: Ferris Wheel by Mary Miller Theatre Unbound presents: Graceland by Ellen Byron
Set B - appropriate for ages 14+ K&M Productions presents: Boobs created by Kari Kelly and Molly Zupon Theatre Unbound presents: Lives of the Great Waitresses by Nina Shengold Freshwater Theater presents: Sunday in the Park with Carla by Amanda Petefish-Schrag
Set C - appropriate for ages 8+ Mad Munchkin Productions presents: Monster Bloodbath written and composed by Jen Rand Theatre Unbound presents: Tender Offer by Wendy Wasserstein Theatre Unbound presents: Deaf Day by Leslie Ayvazian
About the Plays
Theatre Unbound will present the following one-acts: Deaf Day, Written by Leslie Ayvazian, Directed by Nicole Wilder. A young mother encourages her deaf son to interact with other children by creating a practice day at the park. Tender Offer, Written by Wendy Wasserstein, Directed by Meggie Greivell. A young girl and her father have a heart to heart after he misses her dance recital – again. Lives of the Great Waitresses, Written by Nina Shengold, Directed my Emilia Allen. Four waitresses share their secrets of being one of the greats. Heideman award finalist, Actors Theatre of Louisville. Graceland, Written by Ellen Byron, Directed by Emily Gill. It’s opening day of Elvis Presley’s Memphis mansion. Two ardent fans are camped outside the gates, each determined to be the first to enter the sacred grounds. "...it disturbs both intentionally and unintentionally." —Philadelphia Inquirer. Ferris Wheel, Written by Mary Miller, Directed by Noë Tallen. The unlikely love story of two lonely people, forced to ride together on an old country Ferris wheel. Heideman award finalist, Actors Theatre of Louisville.
K&M Productions presents Boobs created and performed by Kari Kelly and Molly Dimba. Tales of boobs. Our boobs. Our big boobs. An abridged version of the 2009 MN Fringe Festival production.
Freshwater Theater presents Sunday in the Park with Carla, Written by Amanda Petefish-Schrag, Directed by Rachel Flynn. A clown therapist on a park bench – need we say more?
Monster Blood Bath - A Mad Munchkin Productions original work, written and composed by Jen Rand, Inspired by a work by Derek Sandbeck and Ben Roesler. A little girl is forced to take matters into her own hands when her disbelieving family ignores her tales of creatures beneath the bed. Featuring shadow puppets and fight choreography set to music.
Location The Woman’s Club of Minneapolis, 410 Oak Grove Street in Minneapolis
February 22 – March 2, 2014
General admission ticket prices: $12 Festival pass (3 shows): $30