CACTUS FLOWERS : A Reading of Four Short Plays ( MAY - JULY 2022)

CACTUS FLOWERS : A Reading of Four Short Plays ( MAY - JULY 2022)

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CACTUS FLOWERS: A reading of four short plays in development, presented by Axial Theatre

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Each month, Artistic Director Cady McClain and members of the Axial Ensemble are joined online by special guests to read four short new plays in progress and discuss the works for developmental purposes.  Audience feedback is encouraged.  Future readings may be a hybrid of in-person and live streaming online.

MAY 15th brings special guests three-time Emmy© Nominated actress Marci Miller ("Days of Our Lives") and two-time Ovation Award Winner and NAACP Award Winner Dominic Hoffman.

PAST PARTICIPATING ACTORS HAVE INCLUDED: DaJuan Johnson ("Bosch"), Jon Lindstrom ("General Hospital"), Youlim Nam, Sibyl Santiago, Ingrid Rogers ("Bosch"), Tamara Braun ("Days of Our Lives"), Inga Cadranel ("General Hospital"), James Sweeney, Allegra Venturi, Tom Ryan, Yoshi Sudarso ("Power Rangers"), Darlene Tejeiro ("Star Trek"), Michael Alva, Marisa Lowe, and Donna Svennevik.

PAST PLAYWRIGHTS HAVE INCLUDED: Scott Seifert, Linda Giuliano, Christopher Goutman, Scott Sickles, Serena Norr, Lori Meyers, John Mabey, Chima Chikazunga, Jacquelyn Reingold, Youlim Nam, Jeff Gould, John Patrick Bray, Evelyn Mertens, Youlim Nam, and Karin Diann Williams.

AXIAL ENSEMBLE MEMBERS HAVE INCLUDED: Michael Boyle, Dan Walworth, Marilyn Collazo, Evelyn Mertens, Ryan Mallon, Susan Ward, Bruce Apar, Mickey Pantano, Sandy Rooney, Duane Rutter, Marisa Lowe, and Lori Franzese.

Video below is a selection from February 2022, Axial Ensemble Member Evelyn Merten's "Is Nothing Sacred," which was developed at the Axial Theatre Playwriting Workshop and further through Cactus Flowers. The featured actor is Axial Ensemble Member Donna Svennevick, with playwright Linda Giuliano moderating the discussion along with Axial's Artistic Director Cady McClain.

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