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Summer 2014 Reader's Theater Fri. 7/18 - Sun. 7/20 and Fri. 7/25 - Sun. 7/27

The Stagecrafters presents its Seventh Annual READER'S THEATER FESTIVAL
We are delighted to bring you once again this summer on-stage readings:
TWO plays each on consecutive weekends: July 18-19-20 and July 25-26-27.

~ in our air-conditioned auditorium at 8130 Germantown Avenue ~
~ so come on by either weekend and be treated to . . . a really good read ~


OLD TIMES
by Harold Pinter * * * Directed by Barbara Mills
Friday, July 18 . . . 8:00 pm.

Saturday, July 19 . . . 8:00 pm.

Sunday, July 20 . . . 2:00 pm.

Three characters get together: a man named Deeley; his wife, Kate; and Anna, a friend of Kate's whom she has not seen for twenty years. On the surface they seem to be reminiscing about past experiences, but the playwright's intriguing dialog sets up a situation where not all is as it appears ..."Written in 1970, Old Times is one of Mr. Pinter's most satisfying memory plays, with the careful combustion of its language and ... almost deranged humor." (DCTeatreScene.com)

Showcasing: Pierlisa Chiodo Steo, Catherine Pappas, Mark Grayson, Cecile Mihalich

LAST OF THE RED HOT LOVERS

by Neil Simon * * * Directed by David Flagg
Friday, July 25 . . . 8:00 pm.

Saturday, July 26 . . . 8:00 pm.

Sunday, July 27 . . . 2:00 pm.

Middle-aged, married, and overworked, Barney Cashman longs to join the sexual revolution ... before it's too late! Delight in his chagrin as three would-be seductions go hysterically awry ... "Mr. Simon has created a great character here ..." (The New York Times); "Delightfully hilarious and witty ... a genuinely brilliant play." - (New York Post).

Showcasing: Phil McCrossan, Jen Allegra

After each performance actors and director will be available for a "Talk-Back" Q & A session with audience members. ALL INVITED TO PARTICIPATE.

Admission: Pay-What-You-Will: Reservations are not needed - just show up!

These plays deal with themes best appreciated by mature audiences.

 
Farragut North: Opens Sept. 18

Farragut North

by Beau Willimon

Directed by Jane Toczek

Sep. 18*, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 27, 28, Oct. 2, 3, 4, 2014 *Thursday opening

Tickets: $17 Online / $20 at Door /

Thurs 2-for-$25 Online / Thurs 2-for-$30 at Door

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Taking place on the presidential primary campaign trail in Iowa, this is a story of one young man’s trajectory in the career of press secretary to a front runner for the nomination. Its thriller-like plot draws us into a world where the lust for power and outsized egos mandate that winning be the one and only name of the game. A highly entertaining and insightful tragi-comedy of backroom political intrigue and manipulation.


THE CAST

STEPHEN

David Pica

PAUL

Jerry Curran

MOLLY

Jackie DiFerdinando

BEN

Jeff Hunsicker

TOM

Joe Herman

IDA

Michele Scutti

FRANK/WAITER

Drew Seltzer