Before I run away for the summer, I’ve got one more piece to share with you. My murder mystery The Shotgun Message will have workshop presentations this week as part of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts‘s Main Stage Live series. Director Adam Fitzgerald and I have been spending the last three weeks rehearsing with Academy students and alumni, and we’ll be showing a semi-staged version of the play to give just a hint of what the play could be fully produced.
Come join us May 11 – 14 @ 7pm and help us continue to develop this new piece! For those who’ve seen earlier incarnations, I’ve added a new scene near the end of the play and cleaned up all the rest. We’ll also have sketches of the play’s projections and video for the first time. Presentations are free, and you can reserve seats here (just scroll down near the bottom of the page).
And thanks again for everyone’s support for after all the terrible things I do and House Rules. Both productions were an absolute delight and — thanks to you all — a success.
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by A. Rey Pamatmat
directed by Adam Fitzgerald
Journalist Kent MacDonald is no saint and certainly no savior. At least he never meant to be until 17-year-old Jared — the primary source of his article on teenage camwhores — winds up missing after turning in his pedophile clients to the FBI. In a lurid world of online sex, naïve parents, and kids who know too much, it’s up to Kent to find Jared, bring him home, and save both their souls in the process.
with Hugh Buller, Connor Delves, Marie Dinolan, Alexander Hodge, Emmy Tanzy, and Melody Vargas
The American Academy of Dramatic Arts , Mary MacArthur Theatre
120 Madison Avenue
Wednesday, May 11th – Saturday, May 14th @ 7:00 p.m.
Click here for reservations.