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2023-2024 Workshop Schedule


 Sarasota Area Playwrights Society 

Thursday, October 12, 2023
Melanie at the Ritz, a ten-minute play by Ron Pantello
James Kassees as Vinnie
Gina Scarda as Linda
Dan Landon as Tony
Narrator, Steve Black
Director, James Kassees

New Elf, a ten-minute play by Lyle Landon
David Coe as Ralph McCraken
Betty Robinson as Dotty
Joanie Anton as Eileen
Dianne Brin as Cindy
Narrator, Terry Occhiogrosso
Director, Jan Wallace

On The Spectrum, a ten-minute play by Alan Brasington
Sandra Musicante as Mother
Terry Occhiogrosso as Girl
Joanie Anton as Other
Director, Steve Black

What's Ahead?, a ten-minute play by Fred Sirasky
Connie Shindewolf as Connie Shinefeld
Ron Pantello as Ron Padillo
Steve Black as Steve Brown
Joanie Anton as Joanie Antony
Michael Bille as Michael Billet
Dan Landon as George Gershwin
Sandra Musicante, narrator

Thursday, October 26, 2023

The Ashes of Wrigley Field, a ten-minute play by Mike Kozubek
Nancy Hanks as Ruthie

Neil Levine as Andy
David Coe as Jake and Head Groundskeeper
Terry Occhiogrosso as Security Guard and Karen
Narrator, Dianne Brin, 
Director, Michael Kozubek

Get A Job, a thirteen-minute play by Jim O'Hara

Aaron Schroeder as Caleb Langley
Steve Black as Joe Langley
Jill Schroeder as Martha Barlow
Director and narrator, James Kassees

Special Education Program

(See Special Events Page)

Thursday, November 9, 2023
Talkback Leader - Jan Wallace

Welcome, a six-minute sketch by Joe Cyr
David Coe as Shopper
Aden Russell as Attendant
Nancy Hanks as Artificial Intelligence (AI) Checkout Kiosk
Director, Jill Schroeder

Flokky, a two-minute sketch by Joe Cyr
Alice Cotman as Emma
Rhonda Liss as Mamma
Susan Mauntel as Doctor (O.S.)
Director, Jill Schroeder

Name Game, a two-minute sketch by Joe Cyr
Betty Robinson as Mung Yan
Lee Gundersheimer as Ted
Director, Jill Schroeder

Planning A Brunch, a ten-minute play by Eric Leventhal
Alan Brasington as Delton
Jill Schroeder as Andy (Andrea)
Joanie Anton, narrator
Steve Black, Director

1968: My Life of Living Dangerously, a ten-minute monologue
by Bruce Segal

A Cat May Look At King, a fifteen-minute play by Alan Brasington
Lee Gundersheimer as Harry
Sue Bachman as Gloria
Joanie Anton, narrator
Steve Black, Director

Thursday, November 30, 2023

Talkback Leader - Don Walker and Jenny Aldrich

Hola Papi, a twelve-minute play by Jim O'Hara
Don Walker as Johnny Baron
James Kassees as Angel Longora
Philippe Koenig as Michael Kelly
Jenny Aldrich Walker, Narrator
Joanie Anton, Director

The Rainbow District of Desires, a ten-minute monologue by
Alan Brasington

Nice, a ten-minute play by Ron Pantello
Jenny Aldrich as Maureen
Margo Drewis as Mary
Sandra Musicante as Dixie
Don Walker, Narrator

Go To Hell, a seven-minute monologue by Joe Cyr
Alan Kitty as Alex

Thursday, December 14, 2023
Talkback Leader - Sue Bachman

Spy Catchers, a full-length play by Dan Landon
David Meyersburg as Sherlock Holmes
David Coe as Dr. Watson
Philippe Koenig as Stewart/Magistrate 
Aaron Schroeder as Comely
Julia Cook as Maggie
Charlie Agurcia as Gustov
Jill Schroeder as Elizabeth
Alexa Vetter Torres as Nattie
Louis Vetter Torres will play Drunken Thief, Bobby, Pilot, Detective and Churchill
Nancy Hanks, narrator
Eric Leventhal, Director

Thursday, January 4, 2024

Jason Cannon will be presenting on "Writing the One-Person Show.

Thursday, January 18, 2024

Dom-entia, a fifty-five minute play by Sue Bachman
Alan Brasington as Dom
Terry Occhiogrosso as Janine
Dianne Brin as Sandra
Lisa Charles as Amy
Narrator, Joanie Anton
Director, Eric Leventhal

Out of the Cold, a twelve-minute plat by Sue Bachman
Joanie Anton as Meg
Alan Brasington as Mark

Thursday, February 1, 2024

Original Sin, a sixty-minute play by Alan Kitty
Alan Kitty as Adam
Jill Schroeder as Eve
Alan Brasington as God
Alan Brasington, Narrator

By The Numbers, a ten-minute play by Steve Ashman

Keith Whalen as Arthur 
Aden Russell as Rose 
Alan Kitty as Bystander
Sue Bachman, Director and Narrator

Thursday, February 15, 2024
ZOOM (Cancelled)

Thursday, February 29, 2024
Last Dance, a 30-minute one-person play by Carole Kleinberg
JOOG, a ten-minute play by Joe Cyr
Jim Manns as Bob 
David Coe as Bartender
Alice Cotman as Gloria
Narrator, Dianne Brin
Director, Steve Black

Taking Chances, a twenty-minute monologue by Rhonda Liss
Ronda Liss as Ronnie, Stacy, Annie and Betsy
Director, Alan Kitty

Thursday, March 14, 2024

The Legacy, Twenty-minute play by
Jim O'Hara
Keith Whalen as Nicholas (Nico) Speranza
Terry Occhiogrosso as Nurse Sofia
Neil Levine as Gino Speranza
Jill Shroeder as Lucky
Aden Russell as Shorty
Director and Narrator, Eric Leventhal

(The second half we will have an educational speaker)
(See Special Events Page, Sandy Rustin)

Thursday, March 28, 2024

Chekhov in Sarasota: The Complete Experience, a full-length play by
Eric Leventhal

Tammy and Others
Ted and Others
Fran and Others
Joan and Others
Dimitri and Others
Anna and Others
Bronze and Others
Jill Schroeder
Alan Brasington
Jan Wallace
Sandra Musicante
Alan Kitty
Lisa Charles
Shawn Genther
Narrator, Betty Robinson
Director, Steve Black

Thursday, April 11, 2024
Backwoods Romance, a fifteen-minute play by
Martin Tucker
Jill Schroeder as Carol
Alan Kitty as Ed
Shawn Genther as Evan
Director, Steve Black

The Big House, a fifteen-minute play by
Martin Tucker
Eric Leventhal as Rick
Margo Drewis as Abby
Dianne Brin as Abigail
Director, Steve Black

Thursday, April 25, 2024
The Intermission, a ten-minute play by Jan Wallace
Jill Schroeder as Moria
James Kassees as James
Aden Russell as Renee
Philippe Koenig as Narrator/Voice of the Announcer
Director, Steve Black

My Backyard, A Retrospective, a ten-minute monologue by 
Bruce Segal

The Fifty-Year Itch, a ten-minute play by
Fred Sirasky
Fred Sirasky as Joe
Marilyn Rockafellow as Meg

Etoile, a ten-minute play by Joe Cyr
David Coe as God
Dianne Brin as Archangel Michael
Alice Cotman as Etoile
Narrator, Philippe Koenig
Director, Steve Black

Thursday, May 2, 2024

Smart Phone, a full-length play by Fred Sirasky

Joanie Anton as Esther Foreman
Don Walker as Ed Foreman
Jill Schroeder as Betty Stone
Philippe Koenig as Roy Stone
Shawn Genther as Jimmy Stone
Aden Russell as Joanie Marsh
Narrator, Marilyn Rockafellow (Sirasky)
Director, Jan Wallace



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