Directors’ Workshop Summer Shorts 2020

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The Theatre of Western Spring Directors’ Workshop Program
is pleased to announce the previously postponed

Shorts For A Summer’s Evening Afternoon - September 12 & 13, 2020

2 Performances each day at 1:30 PM and 5:30 PM
(with a rain date September 19‐20)

The performances will be presented on the TWS Patio Stage
The program should last about an hour without intermission

Only 50 people permitted by Covid Guidelines.
No Walks‐ups
MASKS MUST BE WORN by all attendees.
Audience members will be seated six feet apart from each other.
Click here for the program.

Shorts for a Summer’s Evening Afternoon is performed with an at‐will donation.
As you probably know, our current economic crisis has hit theaters very hard.
Donate as you can when making your reservation or on the day of the performance.
Your generosity will benefit the theater in this extraordinarily hard time we all face. We thank you for your support as we continue to bring you live (or otherwise) theatre.

The line‐up for the 2020 Shorts for a Summer’s Evening Afternoon (in alphabetical order):

Canned Chicken by Edward W Wavak, directed by Peggy Carlson
Featuring: Liz Steele

Manifate By Stephanie Bullwinkel, directed by Edward W. Wavak
“What exactly is going on here?”
Featuring: Dave Bremer, Jill Jackson, Katie Lahey and Kurt Lemke

Moments of Courage by Katarina Creedon, directed by Judy DiVita
“Love, family and nine plants.”
Featuring: Melody Jefferies and Patti Roeder

The Fate of the World by Zoë Michaels directed by Cal Turner
“Find a penny pick it up. All day long you’ll have good luck.”
Featuring: Sharon Sobotka and Tammy White

The Lord’s Visit by Evan Guilford‐Blake directed by Darla Goudeau
“Be careful what you wish for.”
Featuring: Kevin Slattery and Mary Van Nest

Tanabata by Haruka Hitchcock, directed by Daina Gielser
“Cross the bridge to the Milky Way…together!”
Featuring: Shannon Horn, Lewis Jones and Ryan Yagoda

The 2020 Shorts Band: Willy Steele, Anselmo Marquez, Tammy O’Reilly and Phil O’Reilly

The 2019-20 Directors' Workshop Season is generously sponsored by:
The Hinsdale Shell Food Mart
located at the corner of Ogden Avenue and York Road in Hinsdale.

The Directors’ Workshop is an educational workshop that presents four weekend performances a year in the Cattell Theatre. Ed Wavak is chair of the Directors' Workshop committee and Greg Kolack, TWS Artist-in-Residence, is the Directors' Workshop Mentor.

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