Tickets are now on sale for the 2nd Act Players’ #MeToo Play Festival which will take place May 19-20 and May 26-27 in Logan Hall. Tickets are $17 in advance and $20 at the door. To purchase tickets online, go to this link. Performances are on Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 3:30 p.m.
Northminster’s Senior Pastor Michael Kirby will participate in a post-show discussion of #MeToo issues after the production on Saturday, May 26th.
The festival will feature staged readings of six scripts that examine topics raised by the #MeToo movement, such as sexual harassment, and physical and psychological abuse.
The six scripts are:
Allegiances by Elileen Bryne Richards — This piece looks at a young woman and the impact that emotional, financial, sexual and physical abuse has on her life and relationships.
Cattywampus by Jean Waller — Shortly before their wedding, a couple on the way to the Women’s March finds they may not know as much about each other as they thought and, suddenly, everything is cattywampus.
Driving Lesson by Carol Saller — A woman desperate to get her driver’s license is put through her paces by a lecherous instructor, an escaped convict, and a flirtatious cop.
Donnarella Spangle’s Feet by Anne Segard — The woman has escaped her sordid past as a circus act and made a new life in another town where she feels safe until Harvey Trin finds her and has the ability to expose her past.
Fair by Elizabeth DeSchryver — Laura begins to suspect some unsettling truths about her father as she helps her widowed mother pack for moving.
Physical by Cassandra Rose — Three academically gifted high school graduates become hopelessly entangled in a sex scandal.