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8th Annual 'Out On A Limb: New Play Festival'


  • WHEN Ongoing from now until July 21, 2019[days & times]
  • WHERE Scripps Ranch Theatre, 9783 Avenue of Nations, San Diego
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  • AGES All ages
  • COST $20

Scripps Ranch Theatre presents the 8th annual "Out on a Limb", comprising six 10-minute new plays by coast-to-coast playwrights - featuring some of San Diego’s top talent. Edgy...provocative...relevant...surprising...

2019 Out On A Limb New Plays:

"RockPaperWorld" by Jaisey Bates
is a spoken word play in two scenes. The first scene, TODAY, focuses on school shootings and gun violence in America, and the second, TOMORROW, looks down at a dying planet from the perspective of the three star sisters of the Pleiades star cluster.

Director: Colette Victoria Hamilton
Eenie/ Sister A: Natalia Maggio
Meenie/ Sister C: Sophia Oberg
Miney/ Sister E: Gina Maria Cioffi
Storyteller: Angel Berlanga

"The Hunt(s)" by Tori King Rice
A young successful lawyer returns home to rural Indiana, hoping to address concerns for her mothers mental health, and finds that the problem is of much bigger, more mythic than she could have imagined. This beautifully simple, two-woman play is written by San Diego's very own Tori King Rice.

Director: Leigh Akin
Emma: Anna Sandor
Sami: Ruth Carlson Russell

"A Semi_Colon Is Really A Double" by Larry Rinkel
is about two seemingly different high school boys who bond over grammar and each share the secret they’ve been hiding.

Director: Kristen FOgle
Connor:: Andrew Pearson
Drew: Wilfred Paloma

"Squirrels In A Knothole" by Peter J. Stavros
is an existential scamper examining the vapid minutiae of Corporate America seen through the nutty perspective of some disgruntled squirrels that aren't too dissimilar from the humans they scrutinize.

Director: Adam Parker
Jenny: Emily Candia
Timbo: Edgar Diaz-Gutierrez
Stan: Marc Sylwestrzak

"Severance" by Phil Darg
When job security is more important than self respect.

Director: James P. Darvas
Corey : Aaron Lugo
Judith: Allison McDonald

"Stain" by Oded Gross
Dave is trying to prepare for his Ku Klux Klan meeting. He is up for a promotion in the ranks and wants to make a good impression. Unfortunately, after his wife has a laundry mishap, his future in the Klan may be on the line. Stain is a funny look at some ridiculous points of view being proliferated in our country today.

Director: Hannah Logan
Dave: Marc Sylwestrzak
Charlene: Tara Sampson

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending.

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