It has been reported that The Nanny is being adapted into a Broadway musical. The production is based on the 1990s American sitcom of the same name, which followed a fashionable Jewish wom...
The Potluck Plays at Michael Weller Theatre
The Milk Can Theatre Company concludes its fourth season with The Potluck Plays, a premiere of seven original plays in ten-minute form. Each play is based on a recipe. Seven playwrights randomly drew a recipe from a hat, with each recipe representing a course for a potluck dinner: appetizer, salad, main course, vegetables, dessert, and drink. The result is a seven course theatrical feast.
The Potluck Plays are presented at the Ohio Theater from 3 - 14
Playwright: Tom Nondorf
Director: Tom Nondorf
Synopsis: A man and woman enter someone else's house and wait for a phone call.
Cast: Antonia Barba and Steve Maruzzelli
Playwright: Bethany Larsen
Director: Ryan Ratelle
Synopsis: Four old friends who happen to be family have a lot of catching up to do. As one couple drifts apart, the other grows closer, and all of them discover that religion and politics don't make for friendly conversation-- especially on Christmas.
Cast: Satomi Blair, Chris Kloko, Brian Pracht and Cynthia Rice
Playwright: ML Kinney
Director: ML Kinney
Synopsis: Mix, boil, simmer then strain. Two women are tossed together and use the vocabulary of the senses to discover each other.
Cast: Satomi Blair and Kirsten Walsh
- Swimming Uptown
Playwright: Cheryl Davis
Director: Jill Landaker
Cast: Candice Fortin and Adia Tucker
- Salad Days
Playwright: Julie Fei-Fan Balzer
Director: Kimberly VerSteeg
Synopsis: Two city slickers clash with the world of casseroles and Jell-o molds.
Cast: Chris Kloko, Tessa Faye and Elizabeth Kerins
- The Potato Play: A Brief & Inaccurate History of the Potato
Playwright: Melissa Fendell
Director: Melissa Fendell
Synopsis: One tribe conquers another looking for power. One country invades another looking for gold. And meanwhile, a boyfriend is just trying to get his big break.
Cast: Jean Goto, Jason Griffith, Liz Maestri, Matthew Murumba, Amira Nader, Shayna Padovano, Sonja Sweeney and Baris Tuncer
- The Cooking King
Playwright: Sharon E. Cooper
Director: Riv Massey
Cast: Chris Catalano, Marta Kuerston and Matt Stapleton