Penny & Pound Theatre Productions is pleased to present a first-- a virtual one-act play festival, available for all audiences to watch from the comfort of their homes, from all over the world!
FOURTEEN by Alice Gerstenberg
Mrs. Pringle is preparing to host a dinner party to introduce her daughter, Elaine, to the city's most eligible bachelor, Oliver Farnsworth. Illness and a blizzard force some guests to cancel and the three characters are compelled to try to salvage the evening and the dinner-table layout. | Comedy
TRIFLES by Susan Glaspell
John Wright is dead and his wife, Minnie is the chief suspect for the murder. While she is held in town, The Sheriff, County Attorney, and Mr. Hale- a neighbouring farmer who discovered the grisly deed- have returned to the Wright's farmhouse to investigate. Accompanying them are the Sheriff's and Mr. Hale's wives, whose mission is to collect a few things for the imprisoned woman. Will they discover the truth while worrying over what the men see as trifles? | Drama/Thriller - CONTENT WARNING: Multiple mentions of violence.
THE TWELVE POUND LOOK by Sir James M. Barrie
Harry Sims is soon to be knighted. Another honour in a long line of honours and success that characterize his life. There is only one blot on his record: his ex-wife. And she is about to spoil his morning. | Comedy
THE VALIANT by Robert Middlemass and Holworthy Hall
James Dyke is about to be executed for murder. He freely confessed to the crime, but will not confess to his true identity. Warden Holt and Father Daly, who have grown fond of the prisoner, try one more time to get him to open up. A young woman convinces the governor to let her visit Dyke to see if he is her long-lost brother. | Drama - CONTENT WARNING: Prison setting, multiple mentions of violence.
THE CREATIVE TEAM
DIRECTED by Corina Dunn
MISS PRINGLE ...... Reanne Castromayor
ELAINE ....... Melissa Ruegg *
DUNHAM ...... Piper J. Distel
MRS HALE ...... Danielle Dunn
MRS PETERS ..... MJ Lumsdale
MR HENDERSON (County Attorney) ...... Bryan Rush
MR PETERS (Sheriff) ..... Mathieu Preston **
MR HALE ..... Matt Lindow **
THE TWELVE-POUND LOOK
LADY SIMS ...... Emily Schnarr
SIR HARRY ...... Mathieu Preston **
KATE ...... Hannah Dunn
TOMBES (The Butler) ...... Matt Lindow **
WARDEN HOLT ..... Mathieu Preston **
FATHER DALY ..... Matt Lindow **
JAMES DYKE ..... Bryan Rush
JOSEPHINE ..... Hannah Dunn
JAILER ..... Drake Tucker
ATTENDANT ..... Danielle Dunn
* = P&P Debut!
** = P&P Mainstage Debut!
SUMMER 2021 (DATES TBD)
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