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AMERICAN IDOLATRY
By: William Nedved
(: 2 , 1 , 3 )
Three teenagers wait for a Christian rock star after a concert. When their idol fails to appear, they test each others' friendship and faith. A hilarious and dark glimpse at devotion.

First produced by The Brown Couch Theatre at Viaduct Theatre, Chicago, September 2004; Actors Theatre of Louisville Ten-Minute Play 1998 Contest Finalist.

BAGGAGE CLAIM
By: Leslie Johnson
  (1)
(: 1 , 1 , 2 )
Mike and Libby broke off their relationship while Mike was studying abroad in Germany, but when Libby comes to pick him up from the airport, he finds they have different ideas about their friendship.
BROCCOLI
By: Mandi Meilands
(: 2 , 2 )
Two thirty-something friends struggle with growing older and the role women play in society after their twenties. They go to a sauna to relax and escape life's uncertainties, but the isolation ends up revealing their true insecurities.
BUS
By: Cristian Panaite
  (1)
(: 3 , 3 , 6 )
Four Romanians on a bus are trying to make it big in the more civilized Western Europe while still hanging on to the most bizarre Eastern traditions and mindsets. This short play explores the issues of immigration to the west through the well known and well preserved Eastern European comic tradition with a drop of sarcasm.
THE BUSINESS CARD
By: Frank Ritter
  (1)
(: 1 , 2 , 3 )
Mary has just witnessed a horrific car accident! The victim has hired a Private Investigator to question Mary about her eye-witness account. After questioning Mary, the PI leaves his business card behind. This card is seen by Mary’s husband, The Reverend. See what scandal emerges from The Business Card, the Best of Festival winner of the 2007 Summer...  read more
THE CALIPH, CUPID, AND THE CLOCK
By: Robert Frankel
  (1)
(: 2 , 1 , 3 )
Part of our unique O. Henry Series in the popular ten minute format, this play is an adaptation of one of the famous storyteller O. Henry's classic "surprise ending" short stories.

In The Caliph, Cupid, and the Clock, a young man waits anxiously in a park, hoping for a signal that his fiancée has forgiven him. Noticing his distress, an older...  read more

THE CAT THAT SAID TOO MUCH
By: Matthew Powell
  (1)
(: 2 , 2 , 4 )
A group of plays based on short stories by Hector Hugh Munro (18 December 1870 – 13 November 1916), better known by the pen name Saki, who was a British writer that pulled no punches in satirizing society and culture. Saki is considered a master of the short story and is often compared to O. Henry and Dorothy Parker. His tales feature delicately drawn...  read more
THE CELIBACY CLUB
By: Kristin Hanson
  (1)
(: 2 , 2 )
The Celibacy Club has fallen on hard times. Except for Samantha and Sadie, all the members have left the club and given up celibacy to engage in sexual relations elsewhere. On this, the last club meeting, Samantha and Sadie travel over old territory, recalling old tensions and aborted relationships. While remaining true to parliamentary procedure, these two...  read more
 
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