The Allegan Community Players have chosen the lineup of shows for this year’s One Acts Festival to be performed May 19th & 20th at 7:00 p.m. at the Griswold Auditorium.
Connections by Theresa Lynn, PhD Directed by Jane Holewa
A fun and thought provoking play showing how we are all connected on many different levels. CAST: 2 M, 5 F
Mac – Grandfather
Emma – Grandmother
#1 – Sister in charge (sisters are Not nuns)
#2 – Assistant sister
#3 – Sister in training
Virgil – Emma’s & Mac’s grown son
Serena – Virgil’s daughter
Mistakes and Stories by Sarah Linkous Directed by Jordan Brookhouse
Three friends retelling stories of their past drunken antics attract the attention of a stranger with his own story to tell. But, his sense of humor has soured over the past few centuries.
CAST: 4 M
Hank – Burly, middle-aged man, a story teller
Daryl – Middle-aged man with a flare for the dramatic
Frank – More level headed than his friends
Looking – Old Norse God of Mischief
Eight Rings of the Bell by Abigail Hagerty Directed by Emmagrace Kasprzyk
CAST: 4 M, 4 F, 1 Boy about 13
A touching look at a family tragedy and yet life goes on.
Aiden- Main character, 13 years old, likes to listen to Grandfather’s old stories
Grandfather – Aiden’s grandfather,67 years old, short, always talking about what happened when he was young, likes to randomly start singing songs. Marie and Mom’s dad.
Mom – Aiden’s mom, 42 years old, kinda nervous, checks on Aiden a lot, nice and gentle likes to keep things clean.
Dad – Aiden’s dad, 45 years old, funny, supportive of his children, tries to cheer people up if they are down.
Uncle Mark – Aiden’s uncle, father’s brother, 32 years old, kind of quiet, usually only talks to Aiden, always has a deck of cards with him.
Michael – Aiden’s older brother, goes to college, serious, looks out for Aiden, nervous about becoming a father, overly protective of Katie
Katie – Michael’s wife, Aiden’s sister in law, 23 years old super excited to be a mom, Aiden feels like she can be told anything
Aunt Marie – Aiden’s aunt, mother’s sister, 38 years old, wild, party girl
A Very Open House by Bonnie Grooters Directed by Rachel Bywater
A real estate open house with a couple of twists
CAST: 5M, 7W, 1 Either M or F
Selena Russel – Younger sister, thirtyish
Dortha Watkins – Older sister, thirtyish
Charles – Real estate agent, fiftyish
Theresa – Real estate agent, fiftyish
Uncle Eddie – Selena & Dortha’s uncle, 60ish
Aunt Sara – Eddie’s wife, 60ish
Two couples – potential home buyers (no lines)
Mr. Davidson – over 65, (1 line)
Mrs. Davidson – over 65 (1 line)