Program B

Friday, September 1 @ 8pm
Saturday, September 2 @ 8pm
Thursday, September 7 @ 8pm
Saturday, September 9 @ 4pm
Sunday, September 10 @ 2pm



Exit Strategy
by Tom Moran

Fairbanks, AK
Produced by The Heritage Players

Sean has a brilliant strategy to avoid getting dumped: hit ’em with paperwork.

Tom Moran has been produced 33 times in 19 different cities in 13 states. Major productions include Boundary at the Perseverance Theater Second Stage in Juneau, Alaska; The Big Guy at Anchorage (AK) Community Theater; and Date With History at Fairbanks (AK) Drama Association. Other productions include OK Computer at Theatre Three (NY); Rewrite at Silver Spring Stage (MD); Roadkill at the Fine Arts Association (OH); Back to Normal at the Edgmar Center for the Arts (CA), Theatre Three, Flathead Valley Community College (MT), the UAF Student Drama Association (AK), and at the Eden Prairie (MN) Players in both 2010 and 2015; and Duo by Short Attention Span Theater (AK), 10×10 in the Triangle (NC), the Salt City (UT) Artist’s League, Insurgo Theater (NV), Stone Soup (WA), and Deer Park High School (NY). Duo was also published in The Best 10-minute Plays 2012 by Smith & Kraus. Tom holds a bachelor’s in English from the University of Notre Dame and a master’s in Creative Writing from the University of Alaska Fairbanks, and has resided in Fairbanks, Alaska since 2000.



All Sales Final
by John Yarbrough

New York, NY
Produced by Cup-A-Jo Productions

When a dying man puts his life insurance policy up for sale to the highest bidder, all involved prepare to meet their maker.

John Yarbrough is a playwright in New York City. His plays have been performed throughout the country, and his play Petra was a selection for the Best American Short Plays 2014-2015 anthology (Applause Books). He is a former artist-in-residence with the Hudson Warehouse, where he served as co-director of its reading series for new and emerging playwrights. He is a member of the Writers Guild of America East and the Dramatists Guild, and he is a professional member of PEN America.



by Evan W. Saunders

Nanticoke, PA
Produced by The Red Masquers

Two friends wait for a train, trapped in a memory on repeat. Only the truth will set them free, but in this strange world of changing conversations and bagel-carrying sparrows, what if one doesn’t want to leave?

Evan W. Saunders‘ plays have been performed as a part of the 2016 Pittsburgh New Works Festival and the Duquesne University Red Masquers’ Premieres Festival. His first full-length play, All in the Numbers, is currently in development.