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Ten-Minute Plays and 100 Laughs
October 18, 2020, 3:00 pm–4:30 pm PDT$4
from 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm through Oct 18
Tickets are now on sale for our Live Streaming Virtual Play!
The Avenidas Wise Owl Players present a dramatic reading of five humorous, award-winning 10-minute plays with eleven actors in costumes and with virtual scenery.
Rated for ages 16+. Tickets are only available through ShowTix4u. Each computer or device counts as one ticket. Buy carefully, no exchanges or refunds.
By Ron Burch, starring Ellin Klor (MAUREEN), MaryJo Lomax (POLLY), and Marc Vincenti (JOHN). Streamed with the author’s permission.
By David Fleisher, starring Katherine Chappelear (ELAINE), Sandy Davis (A.J BARCLAY), Bob Johnson (HADLEY), and Taffy Hoffman (LAVERNE). Streamed with the author’s permission. (This play was inspired by an original work by Shelley Berman, entitled “Little Soaps,” which is included in his book, A Hotel Is a Funny Place, published by Price, Stern, & Sloan in 1972 and 1985.)
By Craig Pospisil, presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc., starring Mary Bernstein (WARDEN), Ellin Klor (TRISH), Jane Stefani (CYNTHIA), and Marc Vincenti (PHILIP).
By Larry Hamm, starring Taffy Hoffman (YOUNG SOUL), Bob Johnson (MAN), and Graceann Johnson (WOMAN). Streamed with the author’s permission.
By Vanessa David, starring Mary Bernstein (DENISE), Sandy Davis (MIKE), and Virginia Elliott (BECKY). Streamed with the author’s permission.
Actors include Mary Bernstein, Katherine Chappelear, Sandy Davis, Virginia Elliott, Taffy Hoffman, Bob Johnson (shown in photo), Graceann Johnson, Ellin Klor, MaryJo Lomax, Jane Stefani, and Marc Vicente.
Dedicated in fond memory of Dudley Kenworthy, a Wise Owl Player in 2017-2019.
- Director: Enid Davis
- Technology: Kat King
- Producer: Tracy McCloud, Avenidas Center Director
- Thanks to: Sandy Davis, MaryJo Lomax, Ellin Klor, and Mary Bernstein for their help.
About the Avenidas Wise Owl Players
The Wise Owl Players, a senior theater group, offers adults 50+ the opportunity to act before live audiences by producing dramatic staged readings, and offering classes needed to create these performances. As part of Avenidas, our mission is to encourage social connections, personal growth, and self-esteem. The plays and classes are a cultural benefit to the greater community and demonstrate the richness that older adults bring to our society.