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Groundwork

Author: Derek Davidson

Groundwork

Description: “Grow a garden.” The idea hits Paul like a meteor and he’s off to save the planet one seedling at a time. Saving himself, however, will prove the harder battle.
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2013
Date Added: 2/19/2015
Content Advisory: GROUNDWORK was written to be family-friendly. It does not, therefore, contain any adult language, nudity, or the like.
1 Act, 65 Minutes
0 Females, 1 Male

NOTE: Groundwork is fully protected by copyright law and is subject to royalty. All inquiries concerning production, publication, reprinting or use of this play in any form should be addressed to davidson.derek34@gmail.com.

Keywords: Characters are Mostly Young Adults · Dark Comedy · Drama · Environment · God · Literature and Writing · Meta · Naturalism/Realism · Philosophy · Single Set · Social Issues · Solo Play · The Theatre

This play is in the following collections: United Solo 2014

Original Production Information

GROUNDWORK was first produced by In/Visible Theatre (Karen Sabo, Producing Artistic Director) as a 90-minute, two act play at the I.G. Greer Theatre in Boone, North Carolina in August 2013 with the following cast and crew:.

Performer: Mike Ostroski
Director: Derek Davidson
Stage Manager: Tyler B. Quick
Costume and Graphic Design: Tori Allen
Props:Derek Davidson
Sound Design: Matthew Nielson
Lighting Design: Bruce Moore
Production Photography: Rae Filsinger

GROUNDWORK was shortened to a 65-minute version and remounted by In/Visible Theatre (Karen Sabo, Producing Artistic Director) at the Harvest House Peformance Arts Venue in Boone, North Carolina in September 2014 with the following cast and crew:

Performer: Mike Ostroski
Director: Derek Davidson
Stage Manager: Katie Kahut
Costume and Graphic Design: Tori Allen
Props: Derek Davidson
Sound Design: Matthew Nielson
Production Photography: Rae Filsinger
Marketing Photography: David Zaugh

Presented August 2014 at UNITED SOLO THEATRE FESTIVAL, NYC produced by Mike Ostroski with the following cast and crew:

Performer: Mike Ostroski
Director: Derek Davidson
Stage Manageer: Carly Mungovan
Lighting Design: Erin Mizer
Costume and Graphic Design: Tori Allen
Props: Derek Davidson
Sound Design: Matthew Nielson
Production Photography: Rae Filsinger
Marketing Photography: David Zaugh

Presented November 2014 by TWO ROADS THEATRE, Studio City, CA produced by Terrie Marroquin and TLynn Talent Management with the following cast and crew:

Performer: Mike Ostroski
Director: Derek Davidson
Assistant Director: Kate Cook
Stage Managemer: Marianne Lu
Lighting Design: Kate Cook and Marianne Lu
Costume and Graphic Design: Tori Allen
Props: Derek Davidson
Sound Design:Matthew Nielson
Production Photography: Rae Filsinger
Marketing Photography: David Zaugh

Presented February 2015 at QSOLO THEATRE FESTIVAL. Aux Dog Theatre Albuquerque, NM produced by Mike Ostroski with the following cast and crew:

Performer: Mike Ostroski
Director: Derek Davidson
Assistant Director: Kate Cook
Lighting Design: Andrew Ross
Costume and Graphic Design: Tori Allen
Props: Derek Davidson
Sound Design:Matthew Nielson
Production Photography: Rae Filsinger

MARCH 2015 at WHITEFIRE THEATRE'S SOLOFEST 2015, Whitefire Theatre, Sherman Oaks, CA produced by Mike Ostroski with th following cast and crew:

Performer: Mike Ostroski
Director: Derek Davidson
Assistant Director: Kate Cook
Costume and Graphic Design by Tori Allen
Props: Derek Davidson
Sound Design: Matthew Nielson
Production Photography: Rae Filsinger
Marketing Photography:y David Zaugh

NOVEMBER 2015 at UNITED SOLO THEATRE FESTIVAL, Theatre Row NYC produced by Karen Sabo and In/Visible Theatre with the following cast and crew:

Performer: Mike Ostroski
Director: Derek Davidson
Stage Manageme: Erin Mizer
Lighting Design: Erin Mizer
Costume and Graphic Design: Tori Allen
Props: Derek Davidson
Sound Design: Matthew Nielson
Production Photography: Rae Filsinger
Marketing Photography: David Zaugh