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Past Works 

Works-in-Progress allows AND to present our participant’s work in a reading or staged-reading format. WIPs usually come from our early process programs, i.e., Anything Goes, Improv-to-Script, e.g.  These presentations occur throughout the year as the need arises.

Past Works

2020

THE COMMAND CENTER OUTSIDE ANGEL GROVE, CALIFORNIA

SMJ’s play is set over the course of a month as six women train to be the first ever all-female ensemble of the Power Rangers. The Command Center Outside Angel Grove, California is an ensemble-driven mix of campy 90s nostalgia, LGBTQIA+ positivity, and big questions about who gets to own our collective culture.

2017-18

MAKING SENSE OF THE UNIVERSE – ONE COMEDY AT A TIME!

by Luigi Jannuzzi

Developed partially through Improv-to-Script

With Irene Carroll, Margaret Geherety, Mike Lawler, Matt Mezzacappa & Jared Wilder

 

NOT JUST YOU

by Chima Chikazunga

Developed partially through Improv-to-Script

with Helen Coxe, David King, John L. Payne

 

WHERE THERE’S A WILL THERE’S A WIFE

By Maria Marin

Developed through Anything Goes!

Directed by Gene Santarelli

With Jane Marx, Alice King, Shauna Bloom, Marie Lenzi, Jared Wilder, Mark Hudson, Jamie Lorenzo, Craig Weinstein

 

2016-17

A MUSLIM IN THE MIDST

Written by Anand Rao

Directed by Gene Santarelli

With Gopal Divan, Ram Kanneganti, Nikita Tewani, Sanjana Shukla, Anita Ganesan, Jorge Torres, Naveen Naidu, David Lopez and David Marx

 

THE LONG BENDING GOODBYE

Written by Kit Vinsick

With Michele Lyman & Sagine Valla

 

BASEMENT

Written by Robert Rosenbaum

With Angelika, Sandra DeLuca, Alex Jones, Gene Santarelli, Jerry Topitzer and Jared Wilder

 

2014-15

FOOD FIGHT

Readings of an unusual collection of short plays including: Potato Chip Race, The Chosen Fruit, Frozen Stiffs, Temporary Associations, B…S, Forever in a Moment, Preference.

Written by Cesi Davidson

Directed by Sara Berg

With Liz Acosta, Tonia Anderson, April Armstrong, Kim Chinh, Ginnine Cocuzza, Fataah Dihaan, Jose Febus, Aaron Fried, Bruce Fuller, Denise Allesandra Hurd, Sean Kenin, Clea Rivera, Gary Vincent, William Oliver Watkins, Yan Xi

 

LONG GONE DADDY

Written & Performed by Joseph Gallo

 

2013-14

TO THE BONE

Written & Directed by Catherine Butterfield

With Jessica Hecht, Marin Hinkle, Caitlin McGee, Michelle Ang, Luke Hofmaier

 

RUN.HIDE.BE QUIET.

Written & Performed by Shyla Idris

Directed by Kristine Niven

 

THE ACTUAL DANCE

Written & Performed by Samuel A. Simon

Directed by Jessie Roberts

 

KUNSTLER

By Jeffrey Sweet

With Jeff McCarthy

 

 2012-13

DEARLY BELOVED

Written & Directed by Donald Steele

With Ruth Sherman, Ellen Dolan, Charles E. Gerber, Cordis Heard, Rick Hoyt, Jacob Callie Moore and Randy Schein

 

2011-12

CAT WOMAN WITHOUT A CAT

Written & Performed by Carrie Keskiken

Directed by Scotty Watson

 

THE NEW ME

Written by Margo Hammond

Directed by Katherine Long

 

IMPROMPTU-TU (A SOLO TOUR DE FARCE)

Created & Performed by Scotty Watson

 

AFTER ANNE FRANK

Written & Performed by Carol Lempert

Directed by Janice L. Goldberg

 

 2010-11

THE BASEBALL STORIES

Written & Performed by Raphael Bagdalaccia

 

MACCLOSKEY & MYERS COMPLETE DO-IT-YOURSELF COMEDY HOUR

Written & Performed by Luke MacCloskey & Christina Myers

 

2009-10

WAITING FOR ABBOTT

Written by Nick Raio

 

YOU ONLY SHOOT THE ONES YOU LOVE

Written & Performed by Jeffrey Sweet

 

SAVING JENNA RANIN

Written by Drew Larimore

 

So Far Past We Can’t Remember When

 

CLASS DISMISSED – by Jeffrey Sweet

 

SELECTION DAY by Paul Buzinski

 

GROWING UP NORMOYLE written and performed by Tracie Higgins

 

SOPHIE PROJECT – written & performed by Carol Fox Prescottj

 

JOINER by Elizabeth Quinn

 

LORETTA BETTA GRETA – written and performed by Lillias White

 

QUESTIONING AUTHORITY – written & performed by Tracie Higgins

 

SONIC ACCORD – written & performed by Jim Bell

 

A BETTER WAY – by Patrick Nash

 

CHURCH – written & performed by Gary Austin

 

SHEILA & ANGELO – by Nick Raio

 

THE WRITING’S ON THE WALL – by Marvin Schildkraut

 

MEETING THE PARENTS – written & performed by Tracie Higgins

 

OIL – written & performed by Gary Austin

 

SCOTTISH FEVER – written & performed by Whitney DeLise

 

THE KITCHEN SINK – written & performed by Gary Austin

 

A LITTLE HELP – written & performed by Luke MacCloskey & Christina Myers