CROSS FROM ROME

This Summer, Lucia plans on introducing 

her American boyfriend George, to her devout Roman Catholic family in Italy . . . there’s just one problem, George is an agnostic.  After a religious joke goes wrong at a dinner party, George agrees to take classes on Catholicism, but the line between just supporting Lucia’s faith and adhering to it himself starts to form.

Live Virtual Reading (pictures above)

Produced by the Greenhouse Ensemble

Director Hazen Cuyler

Cast Luisa Menzen, Joey Rotter

 

GIG AT THE U

On Halloween, Ryan, a comedian is kicked off a prestigious University’s stage for an unacceptable joke. Him and his boyfriend Evan, discuss how to respond to the masses on social media, and whether throwing in the towel on a relatively early standup career is an option.

The Tank

NY, NY

(Postponed due to Covid)

Director Hazen Cuyler,   

Cast Matt O'Shea, Joey Rotter

 

PURGATORY TRAIN

Two best friends are stuck in limbo on an old diesel train. Gabe wants to stay longer, saying they should go to their graduation ceremony in spirit. Dave disagrees and tries starting the train engine unsure of where the tracks will take them.

DREAM FRAGMENTATION

GHOST RECORDING

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WHILE YOU WAIT

Jacob reconnects with his deceased father through disorderly fragments of dreams.

 

 

 

 

 

Greenhouse Ensemble's 5th Short Play Soiree

Bernie Wohl Center

NY, NY

Director Hazen Cuyler

Cast Spencer Scott, Robert Hickey

A collaboration of dance, performance art and dramatic writing to explore how an emotional need of absence can create meaning.

 

Produced by the Greenhouse Ensemble

West 97th Street Theater

NY, NY

Director Spencer Scott

Cast Reanna Armellino, Keegan McDonald, Mary Rawlins, Sara Theresa Burns & Edwina Manuel

A restless mind awakes in the middle of the night, weaving moments of nostalgia in order to fall back asleep.

CURIOUS KARMA OF A BROKEN BONE

During the height of the Covid Pandemic, Paulie, an unemployed construction worker, finds himself working as an actor on a low budget ghost reality TV show. A non-believer of the paranormal world, Paulie pretends to see ghosts and "acts scared," but tonight in an abandoned Middle School, he witnesses something unimaginable yet real.

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(Workshop reading - Greenhouse Ensemble's Writers Group)

in development

SCIENCE FICTION MUSICAL 

2186, civilians make peace with death, by believing the dreams they sacrifice, await them in an afterlife. Bianca, while pregnant, by-passes her Dream Suppressor and one night dreams of her unborn baby, a grown-up version from the future. She conceals this secret from Devon, her husband, who is next in line to lead the Dream Utopia, and eventually must decide whether it's more vital to reach the eternal dream kingdom or dream alone among the living.

MAMA'S BABY BOXER

A riot occurs in a hospital’s behavioral health unit. The head nurse is blamed and fired and the next day passes away in her sleep. Her son Gonzalo checks into the same health unit as a patient, carrying his mother's urn. Gonzalo then reveals his plan to fight the patient who started the riot, an ex-prize boxer named Sammy the Screaming Giant.

Greenhouse Ensemble Studio Playwrights Reading

a Stage Reading 

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Director George Pappas

Cast Andrew Mayer, Joey Rotter & Meg Heus

 

TRAINING AND WORKSHOPS

HB Studio | Playwriting Technique | Julie McKee

Greenhouse Ensemble | Play Reading Workshop | Kim Sharp

Greenhouse Ensemble Writer's Group | Spencer Scott