10-MINUTE

The Glove

10 minutes

1 Man / 1 Woman

When active retirees, Howard and Roz, are rushing out of the house to their grandchild’s third birthday party, a baseball glove Howard wants to bring- but Roz insists doesn't fit the party’s ‘princess’ theme- ignites their fears of prejudice and lost expectations, in response to the chid’s recent trans diagnosis. 

Cabhan Flynn

10 minutes

2 Men / 1 Woman

Set in New York City in 1910 and told in reverse chronology, the story starts with Cabhan Flynn asking his deceased brother, Durbid's girlfriend, Teresa, out on a date after the funeral. Followed by Cabhan arriving at Teresa’s to tell her Durbid fell from the Woolworth building and died and to believe he did all he could to save him, ending with the brothers working together high on the iron structure arguing before Durbid falls and Cabhan just watches.

Interview

10 minutes

1 Man /1 Woman

 Recent college grad, Valerie Albright, wants a job to assist treasured Broadway writer, Norm Richards, whose flailing reputation requires a dramaturg to revive his career, although his irrational needs make hiring anyone almost impossible. Valerie is determined as she wants more than a job, but also the opportunity to reestablish a relationship with her estranged grandfather.

Love + War

10 minutes

2 Men 

A reimagining of the mythical romance of Achilles and Troilus where their earlier pederasty inspires Troilus in needing Achilles to prove his love by consummating the relationship before heading off to war but Achilles needs Troilus to flee the camp quickly and safely.

A Dozen Mondays

10 minutes

2 Men 

After a few months of weekly passionate sex, JD is ready to end this affair, but Tony wants to take it to the next level, and can’t see how his already having a boyfriend is a problem.

Handsome

10 minutes

1 Man / 1 Woman

How the media and advertisers create unattainable levels of beauty for women is always in the news, and although the same circumstance exists for men the issue is never a headline. 

This play opens the door to that discussion when an average man is invited to join The Handsome Club, and the possible effect that would have on the future of his marriage to a similarly average woman. In the end, the audience decides for themselves if a man can’t have it all will he choose the love of a woman over higher self esteem? 

Breeders Cup

15 minutes

1 Man /1 Woman

Biotechnology gives a new slant to modern sibling rivalry when Dawn Hodges’ plan to use birthing babies to successfully compete with her over-achieving Lesbian twin sister for the longed-for adoration of her bigoted father, is jeopardized by artificial insemination. Dawn desperately wants to get pregnant by her over-worked fireman husband, Ray, to secure her lead, but feels betrayed by his hidden change in fertility.

Genius

10 minutes

2 Men

A tragic-comedy of two arrogant graffiti artists looking to make a rise in popularity with a first all-city piece, decrying pop culture, though they ineptly execute their plan and run out of paint. With a street reputation at stake, a hunt for more paint at 3AM leads the boys struggling to quickly solve their dilemma, while maintaining their political objectives. Desperation for fame leads to heightened ineptitude and a tragic completion to the piece.

Day One

15 minutes

2 Men / 2 Woman

Libby Stein can finally take control of her life after a miserable marriage to a compulsive gambler.