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WestFest 2015

Our Annual Festival of New WorkssliderWestFest2015

Produced by
Oriana Havlicek, Ernest McDaniel, Donald Moore

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EVENT CALENDAR

WEEK ONE
November 6-7-8 

Homecoming

THE HOMECOMING
Written by Garry Michael Kluger
Directed by Arden Teresa Lewis
Cast : Corinne Shor – Katie Adler
You can go home again, but is that always a good thing?

 

WavelengthWAVELENGTH
Written by Barbara Nell Beery
Directed by Bill Mendieta
Cast: Lisa Robins – Barbara Minkus
Did Erica encounter her departed Mother in a twilight zone? Stay tuned.

 

Rising
RISING TO THE OCCASION
Written by Linda L. Rand
Directed by Marcia Rodd.
Cast: Dianne Travis – Sandra Tucker – Barbara Mallory
Three friends in their golden years are about to have their lives changed…if they have enough imagination..

LastKind

LAST OF HIS KIND
Written by Benjamin Scuglia
Directed by Arden Teresa Lewis.
Cast: Alan Schack – Neil Elliot – Leona Britton – Frank Gangarossa – Bill Sehres – Ann Leyden – Aaron Tyler
Surrounded by ghostly memories, a male couple bickers and reminisces on the verge of the legalization of gay marriage – again – in California.

Night-Forlorn
THE NIGHT FORLORN, OR WAITIN’ ON GODSFORD
Written by Steve Nevil
Directed by Arden Teresa Lewis.
Cast: Steve Nevil – Bill Sehres – Robert Laur – Webster Williams – Leona Britton
A funny thing is happening out on the prairie. Wait for it…

 

WEEK TWO
Nov 13-14-15

 HARRY AND MARGIE
Written by Judith Allen
Directed by Ann L. Gibbs.
Cast : Jack Kutcher – Sara Shearer
The morning after the first date may not seem that rosy, but maybe, just maybe…

TEMPORARILY OUT OF GIRAFFES
Written By Michael Creith
Directed by Donald Moore.
Cast: Riley Rae Baker — Kira Brannlund – Frank Gangarossa – Brendan Gill — Maria Kress — Thomas Mendola — David Mingrino – Alan Schack — Sandra Tucker
In the life of a free spirited disc jockey, mixing music, romance, and friendship can make for a complicated play list.

 

WEEK THREE
Nov 20-21-22

oneWoman
ONE WOMAN GONE WRONG
Written by Leslie Caveny
Direction based on Karl Bury’s direction of Fringe NYC production
Assistant Director – Veronica Mendoza.
Cast :Leslie Caveny – Anne Leyden – Sheila Shaw – Abbott Alexander – Seemah Wilder
Has she lost herself in the part or lost her freaking mind? The unstrung star of this train wreck in the making, sets out to prove that doing a one-woman-show, no matter how badly, can’t kill you!.

3am
3AM

Written by Kathie Barnes and Molly Reynolds
Directed by Gary Lamb
Cast : Anne Leyden – George Tovar – Kathie Barnes
Things look different in the dark, and reality becomes a concept.

 

NEVER MARRY A TEACHER
Written by Leslie Caveny
Directed by Elayne Heilveil.
Cast: Steve Nevil – Sheila Shaw
All tied up and ready to unravel. How well do you know the ones you’re  tied to?

HolyHell


HOLY HELL

Written by Barbara Lindsay
Directed by Linda L. Rand.
Cast: Jill Jones – George Tovar
A man and woman recall the accident that brought them together and the love that redeemed them both.

 

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CHELIS IN BLUNDERLAND
Written by Linda L. Rand
Directed by Bill Sehres.
Cast:  Ann L. Gibbs – Joe Nassi – Anne Leyden
Can an innocent, overworked executive stumble down the “rabbit hole” and come out unscathed?

 

 

WEEK FOUR
Nov 27-28-29

DEADLINE
Written by Susan C. Hunter
Directed by Donald Moore.
Cast:  Karen Ragan-George – Joe Nassi
The older you get, the more important your bucket list becomes.

COULDA SWORN
Written Susan C. Hunter
Directed by Michael Eiden.
Cast: Riley Rae Baker – Brendan Gill
Years ago she disappeared without a trace and everyone thought she was dead. But is she?

SPECIAL HANDLING
Written by Roy Battocchio
Directed by Donald Moore.
Cast: Roger Kent Cruz – Maray Ayres
Because it absolutely has to be there overnight.

Protecting
PROTECTING HIS FAMILY FROM BAD, EVIL AND GOOD: MARK’S STORY
Written and Directed by Darryl Vinyard.
Cast Abbott Alexander – Karen Ragan-George – Aaron Tyler
Mark brings a Colt 45 into his home for security and peace of mind.