Participating Productions – Spring 2021

School: Southern Connecticut State University

Title: Songs for a New World
Author/Music/Lyrics: Jason Robert Brown
Director: Larry Nye
Performance Dates: March 4, 5, 6 at 8:00pm
Matinees: March 6 at 2:00pm
Online Streaming: TBD
RESPONDENTS –  Elizabeth Gerbi & Don Gagnon
* consideration for festival invitation
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School: Community College of Rhode Island

Title: UNITY POEM: The Past, Present, and Future
Guided by Daria-Lyric Montaquila, Ronald Lewis, and Kira Hawkridge
Performance Dates: March 18, 19, 20 at 7:30pm
Matinees: March 20 & 21 at 2:00pm
Online Streaming: Showtix4U
RESPONDENTS – Stefanie Sertich & Isaac Eddy
* consideration for festival invitation
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School: Siena College

Title: Murder in the Studio
Author: Agatha Christie
Director: Sam Buti
Performance Dates: April 3 – 17
Online Streaming: Radio broadcast link
RESPONDENTS – Scott Gagnon & Erika Guay
* consideration for festival invitation
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School: SUNY Plattsburgh

Title: The Ophelia Perspective
Author: William Shakespeare
Director: Laura-Jean Schwartau
Performance Dates: April 8 – 11
Online Streaming: Zoom/Youtube
RESPONDENTS – Thomas Rothacker & Justin Moriarty
* consideration for festival invitation
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School: Community College of Rhode Island

Title: Detroit ’67
Author: Dominique Morisseau
Director: Alexis Ingram

Performance Dates:  April 22, 23, 24 at 7:30pm
Matinees: April 24 & 25 at 2:00pm
Online Streaming: Showtix4U
RESPONDENTS – Emmett Buhmann & Dennis Allen II
* consideration for festival invitation
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School: Western Connecticut State University

Title: Sweat
Author: Lynn Nottage
Director: Tim Howard
Performance Dates: April 29 & May 8
Online Streaming:
RESPONDENTS – Paul Ricciardi & Jeannie-Marie Brown
* consideration for festival invitation
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School: Southern Connecticut State University

Title: Mistrust & Mistrial: A Festival of Student Directed & Designed One Acts
Director: Kori Ligon & Ariana Harris [STUDENT DIRECTED]
Performance Dates: April 29, 30 & May 1 at 7:30pm
Matinees: May 1 at 2:00pm
Online Streaming: TBD
RESPONDENTS – James Ryan Caldwell & DeRon Williams
* consideration for festival invitation

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School: Western Connecticut State University

Title: A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Author: William Shakespeare
Director: Pam McDaniel
Performance Dates: April 30 & May 9
Online Streaming:
RESPONDENTS – Scott Gagnon & Daniel Kozar (4/30)
* consideration for festival invitation
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School: Manhattan College

Title: Oedipus Rex
Author: Sophocles / translated by Fitts and Fitzgerald
Director: James Ryan Caldwell
Performance Dates: April 30 & May 1 at 7:30pm
Matinee: May 2 at 2:30pm
Online Streaming: Twitch
RESPONDENTS – Raina Ames & James Beauregard
* consideration for festival invitation
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School: Western Connecticut State University

Title: The Covid Decameron
Author: Sydney Maher and many others
Director: Sal Trapani
Performance Dates: May 1 & May 6
Online Streaming:
RESPONDENTS – James Ryan Caldwell & __________________
* consideration for festival invitation
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School: Western Connecticut State University

Title: Hedda Freeman – A Contemporary Adaptation of Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler
Author: Adapted by Justin Cowan & Kamliah Bush
Director: Justin Cowan
Performance Dates: May 2 & May 7
Online Streaming:
RESPONDENTS – LJ Shwartau & Stefanie Sertich
* consideration for festival invitation
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School: Siena College

Title: Romeo & Juliet
Author: William Shakespeare
Director: Dennis Schebetta
Performance Dates: May 5 – 15
Online Streaming: TBD
RESPONDENTS – Thomas Rothacker & Anthony DePoto
* consideration for festival invitation
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School: Emmanuel College

Title: Medea
Author: Euripides
Director: Scott Gagnon
Performance Dates: May 8 – ? / Asynchronous recording
Online Streaming: TBD
RESPONDENTS – Emmett Buhmann & Don Gagnon
* consideration for festival invitation
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School: Siena College

Title: Commedia Dell’Arte Project
Director: Sandra Boynton & Kristoph DiMaria
Performance Dates: May 8 – 15
Online Streaming: TBD
RESPONDENTS – Thomas B. Costello & LJ Shwartau
* consideration for festival invitation
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School: Kingsborough Community College – CUNY

Title: Far Away
Author: Caryl Churchill
Director: Miriam Grill
Performance Dates: May 25 – 28
Online Streaming: Zoom
RESPONDENTS – Thomas B. Costello & Erika Guay
* consideration for festival invitation

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School: Wellesley College

Title: Small Mouth Sounds
Author: Bess Wohl
Director: Marta Rainer
Performance Dates: May 28 & 29 at 7:00pm
Matinee: May 30 at TBD
Online Streaming: TBD
RESPONDENTS – Thomas Rothacker & James Ryan Caldwell
* consideration for festival invitation

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School: Kingsborough Community College – CUNY

Title: Lysistrata
Author: Ellen McLaughlin / inspired by the play by Aristophanes
Director: Thomas L. Rothacker
Performance Dates: June 8 – 11
Online Streaming: Zoom
RESPONDENTS – Shawna Mefferd Kelty & James Petty
* consideration for festival invitation
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