The Orange County Playwrights Alliance (OCPA) presents…
DISCOVERIES: HUNGARY, HISTORY, MEMORY, MYSTERY
Saturday, October 13, 2:30pm
Modjeska Playhouse | 21084 Bake Parkway, Suite 104, Lake Forest
Suggested donation: $10 | 714.902.5716 reservations
For fall, the Orange County Playwrights Alliance goes to south OC’s most intriguing small theatre: Modjeska Playhouse. In its latest new play event, OCPA offers a varied playbill of four one-acts – staged readings of comedies and dramas bringing together actors and directors from Orange County’s thriving storefront theatre scene.
The Death of Halpin Frayser | written by Nicholas Thurkettle | directed by Christine Cummings
An adaptation of Ambrose Pierce’s classic 19th-century California ghost story about a man’s terrifying dream. Featuring Paul Jasser, Patrick Peterson, Todd Rew and Amanda Zarr.
The Promise | written by Arthur Kraft | directed by Bob May
Thomas Jefferson’s eldest daughter Patsy promises to take care of her father forever – but love forces her to reconsider that pledge. Cast TBA.
In Search of Memory | written and directed by John Franceschini
A driven university scientist wants to prove she can transfer brain cells containing personal memories from one human to another, and uses herself as a conduit with calamitous results. Featuring Philip Bushell, David Cramer and Karen Wray.
One Cheap Night in Budapest | written by Eric Eberwein | directed by Nakisa Aschtiani