For 28 years running, the Chatham Players have been bringing to our audiences original works by New Jersey connected authors, and this year we will be presenting 7 One Act plays each evening.
Presented One-Act Plays are:
- “Open Door” by Susan Brown-Peitz, Directed by Sarah DeVizio: A veterinarian’s waiting room sets the scene for an unexpected conversation about grief and hope.
- “The Grape Nerds Reunion” by Alli Hartley-Kong, Directed by Sarah Pharaon: Connected by a past one of them can’t remember, two classmates at their high school reunion explore the impact of choices they've made - both big and small.
- “Never More Lenore” by G. David Post, Directed by John A.C. Kennedy: Two office-mates interview a potential temporary employee. They have very different experiences when she comes in through the office door.
- “The Singing Woman” by G. David Post, Directed by Lauri MacMillan: If you told a stranger at a bus stop you were being haunted would you be ready to hear the truth?
- “The Elusive Pursuit of Maximum Bliss” by Ken Preuss, Directed by Amanda Marino: A wealthy man and a female researcher explore multiple timelines to seek the feasibility of 100% happiness.
- “Kidneys” by Devon Villacampa, Directed by Steve Ruskin: Two college students come to the University Financial Aid office when their money gets cut. There is a very nice lady there. Let’s see how helpful she can be.
- “Wing Man” by Mary Jane Walsh, Directed by Joann Lopresti Scanlon and Assisted Directed by Eleanor Anderson: A woman discovers a parrot has flown into her apartment. Becoming friends, he sits on her shoulder, and she takes him into bars as an icebreaker and conversation starter.