Four One-Act Plays at Theatre 3
Our Time Theatre Company, an artistic home for people who stutter, will present Four One-Act Plays, where four senior members of the teen company, write and direct their own one-act plays to be performed by professional actors. The plays will be presented from the 16 - 18 Dec at Theatre 3. There will be a Q&A with the teen writers/directors following each performance.
So You Think You Know Me is written & directed by 17 year-old Bruno-Metzger performed by Taro Alexander, Noah Cornman, Julie Glickman and Laurel Steinhauser.
The story of a perfect young woman. A senior in high school who has it all - looks, brains, talent, she is admired by everyone. But the truth hides behind her perfect faÃ§ade, that life is scarier and more complicated than it seems. Looking for a way to face the truth she finds its more difficult than she imagined.
If You Got It ... Flaunt It! Is written & directed by 18 year-old Naudia Vivienne Jones, performed by Linda Gjonbalaj, Chelsea Lacatena, David Nachman and Alysia Reiner.
The story of a high school freshman; shy, nervous, fearful and not -so-popular. But, with the encouragement of her best friend, she musters up the nerve to participate in a singing competition, and she wins a recording contract with two of the most famous singers in the world.
Body Language written & directed by 17 year-old Yoni Messing, performed by Dashiell Eaves, Amanda Jornov and Kimmarie Lynch.
A romantic comedy that takes place in Italy. A young man from America meets a young woman from Italy and even though they don't speak the same language, they are able to communicate and begin a friendship, and maybe even something more.
I, Man On Stage written & directed by 16 year-old Donny Sethi, performed by Everett Bradley and Dashiell Eaves.
The life story of one singular man. Told through song and movement, the audience witnesses his birth, death, dreams, fears, accomplishments, and failures.
Now in its second year, Our Time's one-act program - Four One-Act Plays - puts its teens at the center of the production as writer and director. The selected teens get the opportunity to express their points of views through their plays and to communicate their vision by directing their work with a cast of professional performers. In its sophomore effort the original teen plays explores the universal and timely themes of growing up, responsibility, friendship, and love.
Our Time Theatre Company is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing an artistic home for people who stutter. Our Time provides an environment free from ridicule where young people who stutter discover the joy of creating and performing original theatre. Based in New York City, company members study acting, singing, playwriting, drumming, and dance with professional artists. Exercising these skills, they create original plays that are performed around the country. Our Time serves its members free of charge.
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