Staged reading of three short plays planned by Town Players of Pittsfield


PITTSFIELD >> Town Players of Pittsfield will present staged readings of three short plays, 2 p.m. Sunday at Whitney Center for the Arts, 42 Wendell Ave.

"Antigone," written and read by Richard Matturro, is part of his collection, "Porch of the Maidens." When civil law, family loyalty, and religion are thrown into conflict within the mind of an intelligent young woman, what will she do?

"The Seven Deadlies" by Amy Sarah LaMena, directed by Thomas Suski, is a comedy in which Pride, Wrath, Greed, Envy, Lust, Gluttony and Sloth hold their quincentennial board meeting to flaunt their accomplishments of tarnishing human civilization as well as interviewing potential candidates — Poor Personal Hygiene, Passive Aggression, Self-Absorption and Fear — to join their conspired group. The cast for this reading includes Ann Krawet, Kevin Paul Wixsom, Jerry Greene, Leah Marie Parker, Denise Roller, Jennifer Gorson, Sheila Wood and Matt Barbas.

In "Double D" by Jim Dalglish, also directed by Suski, Mary is on her way to her step-sister's engagement party when she has a shoe emergency. Where will she be able to find a pair of 12 Double E pumps at this time of night? The cast includes Dana Grieb and Leonard Yon.


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