Plays and Playwrights 2001

CUBAN OPERATOR PLEASE... by Adrian Rodriguez

A thoughtful and moving short play about the effects of exile and death on the relationship between a father and son.

HOUSE OF TRASH by Trav S.D.

A raucous populist musical farce about Bob Maggot, a garbage man moonlighting as a Baptist preacher, and his eccentric family.

THE ELEPHANT MAN-THE MUSICAL by Jeff Hylton and Tim Werenko

A wickedly funny parody of all that’s excessive in contemporary musical theatre. John Merrick gets to sing and dance on Broadway.

THE LANGUAGE OF KISSES by Edmund De Santis

An estranged mother and daughter come to terms with the past and themselves, as they struggle over a relationship the mother is having with a younger man.

VELVET ROPES by Joshua Scher

A tale of two innocents trapped in an art museum. They contemplate the nature of humor, performance and art in this hilarious one-act play.

WORD TO YOUR MAMA by Julia Lee Barclay-Morton

A stream of consciousness tour-de-force for three voices. It takes the audience channel surfing through a turn of the millennium mind trapped in the collective body of a night secretary.

Selections from NYTE Small Press's 2nd annual anthology of important new works from the world of NYC indie theater