Little Festival of the Unexpected – 2018
2018 Little Festival of the Unexpected Plays
The Absentee by Julia Doolittle
Far out in the Milky Way, “Beacons” serve as lighthouses for warping spaceships around the galaxy. When a U.S. Space Forces ship explodes near Beacon 44.AR.90, its Operator finds herself alone in deep space with only her ship’s A.I. for companionship. That is, until a persistent canvasser calls, desperate to convince her to vote absentee in the 2088 election.
The Half-Light by Monica Wood
Join us for the first look at playwright and novelist Monica Wood’s latest play. Can anyone be trained to see the dead? A college secretary’s dogged pursuit of an answer leads to more earthly challenges when a colleague is felled by grief. This heartwarming drama about love and purpose that examines the ghosts that live within us all.
Things That Are Round by Callie Kimball
Tetherly, a dentist specializing in existential terror, and Nina, an opera singer who just might be the worst babysitter ever, square off in a strange ballet of truth or dare. But is this a game anyone can even win? Thelma and Louise meets Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? On steroids.