Starlite Players names casts for “A Different Perspective”:
Four short comedies will run on September 10-11-12-13
SARASOTA, FL: The casts have been named, rehearsals are underway and tech week is about to begin for “A Different Perspective,” a collection of four short comedies that Starlite Players will present on September 10-11-12-13. The evening of short plays, following the format established with plays in July and August, will be performed upstairs in The Starlite Room, 1001 Cocoanut Avenue. The comedies will feature talented theatre professionals from this area according to Jo Morello, producer.
“A Different Perspective” runs on Thursday-Saturday, September 10-11-12 at 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday, September 13, 6:30 p.m. The plays are:
BREAKING HARVARD by Nicole Cunningham. Director: Mark Woodland. Persuasive parents (Mark Shoemaker, Diana Shoemaker) try to convince the dean (Michael Kinsey) that their son is worthy of admission to Harvard and they have a hefty income to seal the deal—although it’s from a most unusual occupation.
LIVING ARRANGEMENTS by Ron Pantello. Director: Jamie Lee Butrum. The resident cat (Maricel Cumbo) is unhappy when the woman she owns brings home a new beau and his an ungainly dog (Killiam Tyler Johnson).
WE’RE HAVING A BABY by Irene L. Pynn. Director: Jamie Lee Butrum. Their OB-GYN doctor (Michael Kinsey) learns that a young husband and wife (Rik Robertson and Allyson Robertson) want a baby in the worst way—and that may be how they’ll get one.
GENE & AGGIE by Jo Morello. Director: by Ken Erickson. In a Greenwich Village bar in 1917, Aggie Boulton (Janet Raines) attracts the rowdy O’Neill brothers, Jamie (Tyler Yurckonis, standing) and Eugene (Tal Reeve), who vows to become America’s greatest playwright—with Aggie’s help.
Tickets cost $16.50 and include a 15% discount on an optional pre- or post-show dinner at The Starlite Room. Tickets and other information are available from www.starliteplayers.com, [email protected], and 941.587.8290 (10 a.m. to 6 p.m.) For further information also see the Starlite Players Facebook page. (Please note the spelling of “STARLITE.”)