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8 new plays to kick off a new year and a new decade!
PRT’s latest and greatest production of Launch will kick off the New year and the New Decade beginning January 17th, 2020 at 8pm, at the Santos Dantin Studio Theater at the Orlando Shakespeare Center.
THE DOLL by Molly Smith
Directed by Chuck Dent
Dr. Clark — Lee Marion
Linda Wright — Nikki Darden Creston
Jacob Wright — Julian Bond
Ella — Jade Harvehy
A couple meets with a doctor to order the “perfect” child – while forgetting that perfection exists in many forms.
DYING LAUGHING by Katie Thayer
Directed by Rob Cunha
Greg — Nathan Jones
Emmitt — Christopher Scott
Two gents find themselves taking an involuntary dirt nap due to Emmitt’s inability to stop making bad puns.
SHEBA by Bethany Dickens
Directed by Isabella Lenz Jones
Kat — Parker King
Lenaya — Melisssa Manrique
Sheba — Durell Brown
After taking a hiatus from dating, Kat is eager to jump back into the fray. But after meeting Lenaya, she begins to have doubts about their sexual compatibility, especially since her “little friend” – nicknamed Sheba – is so fantastic at fulfilling her needs.
BIG BRAD WOLF by Ava Love Hanna
Directed by Bethany Dickens
WOLF — James Blaisdell
PIG — John Reid Adams
RED — Jessica Fernando
JOEY — Anthony Marando
The Big Bad Wolf yearns to break free of the limits of his life, which confuses his fellow fairytale friends.
HALLMARK DOESN’T MAKE CARDS FOR US by Jackie Martin
Directed by Sally Daykin
Jenna — Kaley Kicmal
Maggie – – Rockie Kobrin
Jenna and Maggie struggle to reconcile.
THE SATIN WORSHIPPERS by Peter Dakutis
Directed by Rochelle Curbow Wheeler
Dave — Joshua Scott
Buster — Durell Brown
Lurleen — Gloria Sicoli
Two clueless dudes try to conjure up a demon and get a very different bargain than what they expected.
THE LAST WORD by Dan O’Day
Directed by Paul Castaneda
Dad — Eric Kuritzky
Ellen — Jessica Fernanado
A man and his daughter struggle to determine which memories she will carry with her for the rest of her life.
ROSA & LEO by Adam Szudrich
Directed by Kate Thomas-Denson
Rosa — Cindy Karr
Leo — Mark Davids
56 years after secretly falling in love in a Nazi concentration camp, Rosa and Leo rediscover each other on opposite sides of the world.
LAUNCH 2020 will run Jan. 17-19 and Jan. 24-26, 2020 at the Santos Dantin Studio Theater in the Orlando Shakespeare Center. Friday/Saturday performances at 8pm; Sunday matinees at 3pm.
Tickets are $20 general admission, $15 for students and military w/ID and seniors 55+.
812 E Rollins Street, Orlando, FL 32789