Lee Street Theatre presents play festival

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Lee Street Theatre presents six world premieres by North Carolina playwrights, four of which are from Salisbury, as part of its third annual ten-minute original play festival, entitled “Route 66,” June 1-4.
Performances are at at 7:30 p.m. each night at the Black Box Theatre at the Looking Glass Artist Collective, 405 N. Lee (corner of Kerr St).
The director of the festival is Missy Barnes, a Catawba College associate professor of theatre arts.
The plays include “The Rock Knows” by Sam Post of Salisbury; “Visiting Daddy” by Alexander Speer of Charlotte; “Time Machines are Awesome” by Gregory Eyman of Raleigh; “Thel and Lou 2.0” by Bill Greene of Salisbury; “Waiting for Gordo” by Seth Labovitz of Salisbury; and “Roadkill Part IV” by Teresa Hollar of Salisbury.
The common theme of “Traveling” provides the backdrop for these six comedies which employ fourteen actors.
New to the Lee Street theatre stage are Jacquelyn Loy, Michael Alexander, Rick Anderson, Wendy Beeker, Lindsay Wineka, Kacey Cline, Willow Catherine, Cody Gasque, and Ryan Myles.
Returning actors include Amber Adams, Sharon Doherty, Bethany Sinnott, Bob Paolino and Robert Jones.
Admission to the festival is $10 and are available at the door. Lee Street Theatre is not equipped to pre-sell tickets or accept credit cards. Doors will open at 7 p.m. each evening, so arrive early for best seats.
“Route 66” contains adult language and is best suited for mature audiences.
For more information, contact leestreettheatre@gmail. com.