Five Quick Comedies

Is your attention span waning as these months of online productions lengthen?

 

Do you miss your favorite local actors?

 

If so, then our first online production of 2021 will be for you!

Available online only for the weekend of January 29-31. Look for a link here the prior week.

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We will be presenting 5 very short plays (total playing time will be about 1 hour), each featuring different South Bay actors and directors.

In order to comply with social distancing requirements, each cast was selected from within a family unit or covid bubble.

Sure Thing

by David Ives

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In a chance meeting of two characters, their conversation is continually restarted by the use of a ringing bell, allowing them to try a different line when one of them responds negatively to the other.

 

Last Minute

by Kevin Anderson

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A dark night on a bridge in Paris. A woman is sitting, reading when a man approaches her. Is it true that Paris is the city of love?

 

Hail Caesar

by Michael Mitnick

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A diner at a restaurant strikes up a conversation with his waitress.

 

Ferris Wheel

by Mary Miller

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Two strangers are stranded together at the top of a Ferris Wheel. She is scared of heights and he desperately needs a cigarette.

 

DMV Tyrant

by Christopher Durang

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.A man goes to a woman clerk at the Division of Motor Vehicles and tries to get his license renewed with infuriating results.

 

With

Angie Higgins & Tom Shamrell

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Directed by

Denee Lewis

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Produced by

Peter Mandel

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Film Direction, Editing, Sound & Camera by

Peter Mandel

With

Lauren Lebaron & Zach Goller

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Directed by

Rob Christopher

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Produced by

Mary Beth Anderson

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Film Direction by

Aaron Blas

Film Editing by

Thomas Blas

Sound & Camera by

Daniel Sabsay

Set Construction by

Roger Traverso

With

Megan Griffin & Chris Cruz

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Directed by

Joy Reynolds

 

Produced by

Peter Mandel

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Film Direction, Editing, Sound & Camera by

Peter Mandel

 

With

Cindy Weisberg & Aaron Weisberg

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Directed by

Bill Tindall

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Produced by

Peter Mandel

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Film Direction by

Aaron Blas

Film Editing by

Thomas Blas

Sound & Camera by

Daniel Sabsay

With

Valerie Valenzuela & Ronnie Misra

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Directed by

Bill Tindall

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Produced by

Peter Mandel

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Film Direction, Editing, Sound & Camera by

Peter Mandel