Current Production

‘What Love Needs’
An Anthology of 10 Original One-Acts 
Written & Performed by Members of 
Howard Meyer's Acting & Playwriting Programs

Directed by 
HOWARD MEYER JESS ERICK

Stage Managers 
Jeff Calhoun, Stephanie Gualtieri

WHAT LOVE NEEDS
PART 1
See It...
8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21
or
 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22

Hospice Fish
by Linda Giuliano
Featuring Andrea Aboulafia, Judy Permutt
To help terminal patients, Eileen hatches a novel idea for which supervisor Laureen doesn't show much patience.

Kidnapped
by Lloyd Pace
Featuring Rofa Abayon, Jeff Calhoun
Sad sack Sam corrals Carol in his apartment to practice making conversation with a captive audience.

To Market
by Jess Erick
Featuring Brenda Hettmansberger, Mae Rum
Close friends Ginny and Dita mix it up in a grocery aisle, but the smackdown ends in a tag team match that claims a surprise loser... by technical knockout.  

Two Hearts
by Linda Giuliano
Featuring Jeff Calhoun, Connie Groeger
From the beginning, Thomas told roommate Anna he is gay. But does that really matter to either of them?

Small Talk
by Evelyn Mertens
Featuring Bruce Apar, Evelyn Mertens
After his wife dies, Ted shows up at a party to renew an affair of the heart with Carol that started in a linen closet. Doesn't take long for the laundry to turn dirty.

*Please Note: Each Play is a Self-Contained Story Not Connected to Each Other.

WHAT LOVE NEEDS
PART 2
See It...
8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22
or
 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 23

Bass 
by Jess Erick
Featuring Bruce Apar, Stephanie Gualtieri, 
Mae Rum
Teenage best friends Kaylee and Jenna exchange confidences during an intimate evening at Kaylee's home. Why does her dad Marc have a problem with that?

Darcy & Duke 
by Gabrielle Fox  
Featuring Connie Groeger, Brenda Hettmansberger
When parcel driver Duke comes on to office worker Darcy, she feels uncomfortably boxed in at first, until Duke delivers, for a song. 

 
Goodbye Party 
by Gabrielle Fox
Featuring Stephanie Gualtieri, Judy Permutt
It's her last day on the job, and Adrianna feels fatally sorry for herself. But co-worker Samantha will have none of it. 

Mondays at 8
by Linda Giuliano
Featuring Rofa Abayon, Dan Forman
Strangers standing at a bus stop, businessman Michael doesn't want to be bothered, but Cecilia charms him into not raining on her parade.

Wishes 
by Albi Gorn
Featuring Andrea Aboulafia, Dan Forman, Brenda Hettmansberger
Abe has been granted three wishes by a wand-wielding home intruder. Can he and wife Ellie agree on what to ask for? Call it wishful thinking.

*Please Note: Each Play is a Self-Contained Story Not Connected to Each Other.

All performances at
      St. John's Episcopal Church
          8 Sunnyside Avenue
         Pleasantville, NY 10570-3125


To view past performances please click here.