The Co-op of Pacific Resident Theatre presents:

Fall Fruit 2016

9 Nights of New Works by

The PRT Writers Group, read by PRT Actors

 


September 24th – October 9th

FIRST WEEK
SATURDAY September 24th, 8pm
SEEDS SEX SOIL

By Judith Scott
Directed by Judith Scott
Cast: Judith Scott
An improvised story of Life

SUNDAY September 25th, 7pm
GRATITUDE

By Oren Safdie
Directed by Oren Safdie
Cast: Derek Chariton, Jasmine Di Angelo, Andrew Dits & Michael Hanson
Warning: Graphic Content
Capturing teenage angst in all its passion, insecurities and foibles, GRATITUDE starts out as an innocent love story and snowballs into a life changing moment involving three coming of age boys and one girl. While each character discovers the power of their newly found sexuality, they also come to realize that the choices they’ll make in life may sometimes be anything but their own. 75 minutes.

SECOND WEEK
SATURDAY October 1ST, 8pm
SHE WOLF OR MENACE IN VENICE

By Mary Portser
Directed by Ann Bronston
Cast: Rachel Avery, Shaun Baker, Scott Conte & Martha Hackett
Things are not what they seem in this dark comedy of land ownership, culture clash and who wields the power in sunny Venice, California.

SUNDAY October 2nd, 7pm
FOOL’S BREW
By Shanti Reinhardt

Directed by Ann Bronston
Cast: Andrew Dits, Bruce Nozick, Mary Portser, Shanti Reinhardt & Bennett Schneider
Violinist: Jen Schwartz
Four characters and the Fool find the truth at the bottom of the glass of magical ale.

HITLER’S TASTERS
By Michelle Kholos Brooks

Directed by Michelle Kholos Brooks
Cast: Marwa Bernstein, Katy Downing, Jill Renner & Carol Weyers
Violinist: Jen Schwartz
Three times a day, every day, a group of young women have the opportunity to die for their country. They are Adolph Hitler’s food tasters. And what do girls discuss as they wait to see if they will live through another meal? Like all girls, throughout time, they gossip and dream, they question and dance. They want to love, laugh, and above all, they want to survive.

THIRD WEEK
WEDNESDAY, October 5th, 8pm
UNEMPLOYED ELEPHANTS – A LOVE STORY

By Wendy Graf
Directed by Wendy Graf
Cast: Tania Getty & Vince Melocchi
A chance meeting in an airport lounge leads to a Burmese odyssey and a search for a missing monk. And maybe love.

THURSDAY, October 6th, 8pm
BITS OF BONE

By Deana Barone
Directed by Hallie Cooper
Cast: Marwa Bernstein, Ginna Carter, Phil Cass, Jasmine Di Angelo, Michael Hanson & Jay Paulson
A neuroscientist researches the origins of violence as she is faced with the brutality that pervades her own life and memories.

FRIDAY, October 7th, 8pm
DEADEYE

By Vince Melocchi
Directed by Guillermo Cienfuegos
Warning: Graphic Content
Cast: Kim Estes, Brian Letscher, Chris Mulkey, Keith Stevenson & Rachel Townsend
A graphic artist visits his oldest friend only to find this is more than just a friendly reunion.

SATURDAY, October 8th, 8pm
VOICE BOX

By Tania Gutsche
Directed by Sarah Zinsser
Cast: Robin Becker, Scott Conte, Rebecca Crandall, Yancy Holmes, Steve Markus, Marley McClean & Jill Renner
Set in the near future, a mother and her young daughter struggle to navigate their roles and the political climate of a declining planet.

SUNDAY, October 9th, 7pm
THIS MUCH

By Valerie Dillman
Directed by Valerie Dillman
Cast: Sarah Brooke, Jasmine di Angelo, Andrew Dits & Michael Hanson
Where the hell is Jen? Everything is set. She’s packed up and ready to go. New job, new life. Or is she? Jen’s mother, her boyfriend Mark and even her ex-boyfriend Frank are left to unravel the truth. Each discovery taking them deeper into the past.

SUPER TEAM MEMBERS
Morgan Kim: Sound & Lighting Design
Haven Hartman-Briscoe: Stage Manager
Jen and the PRT Box Office Crew
Marilyn ‘The Great’ Fox

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