2013-2014 Monthly Meetings
Sarasota Area Playwrights Society Monthly Meetings
Schedule of once-a-month, Sunday Membership meetings for 2013 / 2014. All Sunday meetings begin at 3:00 p.m. The October, 2013 meeting will be held at Villa Grande. All subsequent once-a-month Sunday meetings for the 2013/2014 season will be in the Fellowship Hall of the First Congregational Church, 1031 S. Euclid Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34237.
October 6, 2013Monthly meeting at Villa Grande — discussion of SAPS now and what the future holds.
November 3, 2013 Monthly meeting at the First Congregational Church (see directions below) — reading of Before Steepletop, a full-length play by Arthur Keyser.
Kathy Chesley, narrator
Ed Hensley as Walter
Dick Pell as older Sheldon
Sylvia Kolker as Felice
Stephen Pustai as younger Sheldon
Cullen White as Vincent
Directed by Carole Kleinberg
December 1, 2013 Monthly meeting at the First Congregational Church — reading of Too Close to the Shore, a full-length play by Bernie Yanelli.
Mike Karp as Alexander Hamilton
Ren Person as Philip Hamilton
Beth Duda as Betsey Hamilton
Delia Revard as Kate O’Rourke
Griffin Guinta as Richard Price
Anthony Chase as George Eacker
Carole Kleinberg, director and narrator
January 5, 2014 Monthly meeting at the First Congregational Church — reading of When the Chickens Come Home, a full-length play by Dale Moore.
Steve Horowitz as Jerry Newsome
Sylvia Kolker as Kathleen (Katy) Newsome
Marilyn Rockafellow as Helen Newsome Marshall
Reid MacCluggage as Brad Newsome
Cece Dwyer as Christine (Sissy) Marshall
Fred Sirasky as Bryan Marshall
Margo Drewis as Sylvia Boyle
Ray Crucet, narrator
February 2, 2014 Monthly meeting at the First Congregational Church — reading of Spiritual Bliss, a full length play by Stephen Cooper.
Fred Sirasky as Norman Lane
Marilyn Rockafellow as Sylvie Sullivan
Eileen Kirk as Lois Wilson
Reid MacCluggage as Gordon Wilson
David Meyserburg as Arkadino
Steve Horowitz as Rodney
Alice Cotman, narrator
March 2, 2014 Monthly meeting at Villa Grande — reading of five short plays by SAPS playwrights.
Remote Control by Connie Schindewoll
Ray Crucet as Roy
Melliss Kenworthy as Jean
Keith Whalen as Chuck
George Loukides ,narrator
Serendipity by Roz Cramer
Dick Pell as Mike
Alice Cotman as Mae
Steve Horowitz, narrator
Mute by Connie Schindewolf
Dan Higgs as Dan
Fred Sirasky as Luke
Margo Drewis as Kay
Melliss Kenworthy, narrator
Identity by Roz Cramer
Marilyn Rockafellow as Sandy
Sandra Musicante as Mel
Fred Sirasky, narrator
Grown-Up Games by Arthur Keyser
George Loukides as Anthony
Dick Pell as Charles
Bart Machaj as Station Loud Speaker
Roz Cramer, narrator
April 6, 2014 Monthly meeting at the First Congregational Church — reading (with musical performances) of Golda, The Musical, a full-length musical drama with book and lyrics by Sharon Lesley Ohrenstein and music by David Ohrenstein.
Sharon Lesley Ohrenstein as Golda
Roy Johns as Zion
Laura Raines as Woman 1
Ann Morrison as Woman 2
Baron Garriott as Man 1
Fred Sirasky as Man 2
David Ohrenstein, pianist
Alice Cotman, narrator
April 27, 2014 Monthly meeting at the First Congregational Church (final monthly meeting of the season) — annual SAPS party.
Summer Recess — SAPS events will resume in October, 2014.
Directions to the First Congregational Church:
The church is located at 1031 South Euclid Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34237.
From the intersection Of Tuttle and Bahia Vista, go west on Bahia Vista (toward route #41). At the first traffic light, which is Euclid Avenue, Turn right. The YMCA is on that corner. Drive past the YMCA and the church is on the right side of Euclid, immediately past the YMCA. The Fellowship Hall is the building on your left as you walk from the parking lot to the church.