Three from Shortcuts 5; Part 1

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The Playgroup, LLC presentsSHORT CUTS 5Bad dreams, silent schemes, power plays, dates with gays, midnight facts, evil pacts and more.Summary:SHORT CUTS 5. Nine original short plays. Six performances at Showtime Performing Arts Theatre, 503 S.E. Mizner Blvd., Royal Palm Plaza, Boca Raton, FL. April 17th through April 26th, 2015. Friday and Saturday at 8 pm, Sunday at 2 pm. All seats $25. Call (954) 592-0226 or visit www.theplaygroupllc.comPRESS RELEASE: Boca Raton, FL., Feb. 10, 2015The Playgroup presents SHORT CUTS 5. Nine funny and dramatic plays by local playwrights, all ten minutes or less. Encounter bad dreams, silent schemes, power plays, dates with gays, midnight facts, evil pacts and more for great entertainment. Settings include a police station, a hotel lobby and other places involving a cellist, the devil, a waiter and a dead guy. Directed by Joyce Sweeney and Brian Reeves.About the Plays and the AuthorsIS IT A DREAM? - An old familiar dream turns into a nightmare.By Marnie Bauman, (Boca Raton)SHE’S OFF HER ROCKER - There’s more than one way to get a man out of his recliner.By Donna Warfield, (Delray Beach)ROMANCE A LA MEDICARE – There’s a lid for every crackpot.By Joe Feinstein, (Boca RatonBLIND DATE – It’s never too late to try something new.By Stuart McIver Jr., (Pompano BeachTURNABOUT - Dad was told by mother, you can’t have one without the other.By Todd Caster, (West Palm Beach)8TH CHAIR - Maestro “plays” the cellist.By Tyler Leeps, (Boca Raton)THE LAST STEP – Dancing with the devil can cost.By Shep Wolsky, (Boca Raton)SILENT BUT DEADLY - Even enhanced interrogation won’t make this one talk.By Brian Reeves, (Palm Beach)REBECCA AT MIDNIGHT - On the roof it’s peaceful as can be.By Diane King, (Fort Lauderdale)The Actors in Alphabetical OrderRobin Alexander, Jill Brown, Todd Caster, Melanie Crim, David Ehrlich, Fran Friedman, Fern Katz, Irene Kessler, Sara Lee, Dylan Nunez, Stan Orlin, Charlene Smith, Tom Turner and George Wentzler.About the Playgroup:Founded in 2010, The Playgroup is committed to showcasing the work of local artists; playwrights, directors and actors. We only produce original plays by local playwrights and in addition to our three productions per year, we also hold monthly workshops at the Glades Road Library in Boca Raton, Fl. where playwrights can develop their projects and network with local actors and directors. Productions of this canon include: LITTLE PIGGIES and BROKEN ANGELS by Todd Caster, JOSEPH ANDREWS by Peter Hawkins, THE MONSTER PROJECT by Brian Harris, THE LAST OF THE AZTECS by Joe Feinstein, and four one-act evenings: SHORTCUTS 1,2,3 AND 4. The Playgroup constantly seeks new playwrights to showcase. Visit our website at

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