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Salem Theatre Company to feature 10 short plays

Posted by Stewart Bishop  June 23, 2011 11:09 AM

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The Moments of Play theater festival will return to the Salem Theatre Company for its fifth year in July, bringing a string of 10-minute plays, some written by local playwrights, back to the stage at the STC theater in downtown Salem.

The 10 short plays selected for this year's production will show beginning on Wednesday, July 13 at 7:30 p.m. and will repeat Thursday and Friday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday at 5 p.m. and will conclude on Sunday, July 17 at 3 p.m.

The plays to be performed this year are "The Oracle of Delphi" by James C. Ferguson of Plainville; "February First is an Annual Thing" by Cassie M. Seinuk of Boston; "Knuckleheads" by James McLindon of Northampton; "Do Not Disturb" by Patrick Hume of Dorchester; "Perfect Strangers" by Peter Snoad of Jamaica Plain; "On a Patch of Old Snow" by J.A. Curcione of Philadelphia, Pa.; "Give and Take" by Bara Swain of New York, N.Y.; "Designated Sitter" by George Sauer of Dedham; "The Rabbit Lesson" by Christopher Kent of Redondo Beach, Calif.; and "Upstairs Fred" by Georgette Beck, of Marblehead.

Tickets are $15 for all performances, and can be purchased online at www.salemtheatre.com starting on July 1.

The festival is produced by Catherine Bertrand and Caroline Watson-Felt and is supported in part by a grant from the Salem Cultural Council, which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

For more information call 978-90-8546 or email info@salemtheatre.com

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