2016 Short Play Festival

"The Truth About Landing"

Some of the finest talent in the Hudson Valley brought 8 short plays to life onstage at The CENTER for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck.  The 2016 Short Play Festival marked the second successful year of a collaboration between Warrior Productions and The CENTER for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck to bring new and original works by local playwrights to the stage.  A variety of 10-Minute Plays and One-Acts were performed in front of a packed house from May 6-8.

SKIRT JOB, by Fernando Valdivia

SKIRT JOB

A cross-dressing bus driver negotiates a most unusual compromise with a high school principal.

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THE BIG REVEAL, by Rich Landers

THE BIG REVEAL

Does a dating site know better than you how to find your soul mate?

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THE TRUTH ABOUT LANDING, by Elaine Fernandez

 

THE TRUTH ABOUT LANDING

After a long stretch of unemployment, Kara, a 47-year-old displaced worker, realizes that landing a job isn’t always a relief.

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CATERPILLARS THAT TURN INTO BIRDS, by Samantha Enright

CATERPILLARS THAT TURN INTO BIRDS

Sometimes mom can’t always provide — or recognize — the solace a desperate teenager needs.

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A CHANGE IN CLIMATE, by Nadeen Currie

A Change in Climate-Tech Rehearsal

A 40th birthday surprise turns into more than anyone could have imagined.

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ALL IN A DAY’S WORK, by Marianna Boncek

ALL IN A DAY'S WORK

A financial contribution for an ailing co-worker turns into a life-changing dilemma.

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THE WAVE, by Richard Gotti

THE WAVE

A longtime adulterous couple confront a sudden change in their relationship and must reconcile their past… and future.

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VOICES, by Marcia Slatkin

VOICES

On  Mother’s Day, four characters find the love they seek from each other — and the Long Island Railroad escalator!

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