Current & Upcoming Productions
Taking Turns, Three Brothers Theatre, Waukegan, Illinois:
The Parson family takes turns taking care of each other. Deftly and not-so-deftly the Parsons handle the curve balls life pitches to most families, with love disguised as advice and loyalty veiled behind full volume lectures. Recommended for anyone with parents or kids of any age. Directed by Doug McDade. April 6th – 28th
Check out a feature about "Taking Turns" by Sheryl DeVore here
Enjoy a moment with Evelyn Parson (portrayed by Carol Alleman) here
Enjoy a moment with Mike Parson (portrayed by Louis Arata) here
Special Needs, Magnetic Theatre, Asheville, North Carolina:
A brilliant, creative teenager with autism and his family are all in the ‘’special needs” trenches, as Pierce, fights to balance his fascinating inner reality with getting over the hurdles of daily life. Directed by Katie Jones, Madelyn Sergel’s inspiring play SPECIAL NEEDS has its North Carolina premiere on September 20.
Six Fights on a Summer's Night
An exploration of aging, beauty, death, mental illness, and the power of sisterhood
Six women gather one evening on the back porch of their family summer home. As the sun slowly sets, relationships and conflicts are revealed both through dialogue and different forms of stage combat.
- Running time: Approximately one hour
- Lolly – 20s. Kind, funny and very pretty. Professional
- wedding planner. Youngest sister of Tania and July
- Greta – 30s. Pragmatic. Two months pregnant, a stay-at-home mother with two small children. A bit weary. Married to Lolly, Tania and July's brother Tommy
- July – Late 30s. Strong, determined. Middle sister of Tania and Lolly. Married, mother to one young child and a recent breast cancer survivor
- Marissa – 30s/40s. Recently divorced. A writer, cousin to Tania, July and Lolly
- Tania - 40s. Battling clinical depression. Oldest sister of July and Lolly
- Cleo – 60s/70s. Wise and accessible. Mother to Tania, July and Lolly, aunt to Marissa, mother-in-law to Greta
Small and Beautiful
A poetic two person piece, excellent for a short reading, Small and Beautiful is a back-and-forth dialogue between an African woman who makes Kazuri beads and an American woman in recovery. If this piece is performed at a fundraiser or event for any not-for-profit social services organzation which serves women, children and families, royalties will be waived.