Summer 2020

Our Reintroduced 2020 Season: A Virtual Summer of Shoestring!

Episode 1: May 20th

The City in the City in the City

by Matthew Capodicasa

Tess’s mother dies just before they are supposed to leave for the ancient city-state of Mastavia to retrieve a package left for them by Tess’s estranged father. Unwilling to give up the mission, Tess posts an ad online for a traveling companion with her mother’s exact name, and meets a new Laura, a mysterious woman eager to escape her life. This unlikely duo sets off on a journey to this strange city of doubles, mystifying bureaucracy, ancient graves, and a hidden world neither of them expected to encounter.

Kate Stacy as Laura

@kate_stacy

Shannon Chinn as Tess

@shannonchinn2000

Episode 2: May 27th

Let Me In 

by Randall Johanningsmeier

Stephanie opens her door in the middle of the night to meet a mysterious man who says he is an old friend... but she is convinced she has never seen him before. As they share intimate secrets with one another, an unlikely romance begins to blossom.

Luke Esola as Victor

@peoplecallmeluke

Emma Jorgenson as Stephanie

@emma_jorgenson

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Episode 3: June 10th

AVE MARIA

by Ann Truka

Alone and cold, Maria stumbles back into her harsh reality: sober with an unavailable boyfriend. Looking for some adventure in her life, Maria joins Eve and is swept off her feet… and into a world that bows down to a hot chick on a motorcycle.

 

Please note that this script contains mature language

and themes, and is intended for mature audiences.

Claire Goodwater as Maria

@clairebear_225

Lea Ramos as Eve

@lea.estela

Jimmy Watke-Stacy as Officer

@jimmy_watkestacy

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Ryan Furlong as Grayson

@ryanjfurlong

Jimmy Watke-Stacy as Lucas

@jimmy_watkestacy

Tanner Langemeier as Blayke

@tanlangemeier

Magnolia Siler as Zara

@maggie.siler

Sydney Nethercot as Mrs. Seers

@sydnether

Andrew Johanningsmeier as Marlo

Corben Jacobe as Jonah

@cornbin_18

Elizabeth Drews as Tess

@elizabeth_drews

Theresa Chambers as Miss Simmons

@theresa_ch2

Jayden Boyle as August

@jyboyle

Eliot Gray as Owen

@i_suck_cuz_i_curse

Payton Alber as Celine

@payton_alber

Episode 4: June 17th

UMBRA

by K. Evans

High schooler and passionate photographer Grayson is like most kids: he doesn’t know what he’s doing, or what he wants for his future. Right now, all he cares about are his friends and his camera- until one night and a photograph, change everything. Now he questions who he can trust, what he’s supposed to do, and whether or not it’s the right thing.

Please note that this script contains mature language

and themes, and is intended for mature audiences.

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Episode 5: July 1st

EXPERIENCE

by Ryan J. Furlong

Xander is a young, starry-eyed inspector with childlike dreams to be a hero. When thousands go missing in his hometown of Chicago, he ventures down an ever-expanding rabbit hole to discover countless hidden truths.

Please note that this script contains very mature language,

and is intended for mature audiences.

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Tanner Langemeier as Xander

@tanlangemeier

Charles Leech as Glenn

@charles.leech

Alex Rownd as Malone

@alexrownd

Valerie Cuevas as Isabella

@valeriecuevas

Luke Esola as Ross

@peoplecallmeluke

John Alden as Martin

@john._alden

Jimmy Watke-Stacy as Gary

@jimmy_watkestacy

Lea Ramos as Anchor

@lea_estela

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Episode 6: July 15th

Under The Rug

by Layne Gardient

Meet a family, seemingly like any other, that resides in a small, eclectic home in Richmond, Virginia. As secrets of pain and deceit begin to unravel, an unconditional willingness to love might be the only thing able to bring them back together once again, and finally break generations of learned silence.

Please note that this script contains mature language

and themes, and is intended for mature audiences.

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Claire Goodwater as Kennedy

@clairebear_225

Josie Ellis as Mary

@jellis6150

Piper Monson as Alice

@piper_monson

Emma Jorgenson as Lois

@emma_jorgenson

Elizabeth Drews as Britt

@elizabeth_drews

Theresa Chambers as Justine

@theresa_ch2

Episode 7: August 5th

Allison's Afternoon AdVENTURE

by Anna Sell

Soccer loving Allison wants to play outside but her mom and the rain have other plans. She needs help finding something to do, so after picking up "A Beginners Introduction to Greek Goddesses" she meets some powerful women that just may be able to help her out in the meantime, all while reminding her that the sun will shine again. With a mix of humor and heart, Allison’s Afternoon Adventure, reminds us that happiness means more than the world outside your window.

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Sydney Nethercot as Allison

@sydnether

Piper Monson as Mom

@piper_monson

Payton Alber as Athena

@payton_alber

Elizabeth Drews as Artemis

@elizabeth_drews

Shannon Chinn as Aphrodite

@shannonchinn2000

Erin Viets as Hecate

@erinviets

Selena Steinkamp as Terpsichore

@seleeeena.__

Katie Evans as Nike

@__katie.evans__

Claire Goodwater as Themis

@clairebear_225

Finale Episode: August 14th

To Thine Own Self Be True

by Shannon Chinn

Henry’s doing pretty well, all things considered. Sure, his dad died three months ago and his mom’s new boyfriend is an asshole, but he’s got great grades, a great girlfriend and he’s determined to have the greatest senior year ever, starting with landing a role in the greatest play ever written- Hamlet. But Henry’s dreams for a perfect year start unraveling around him as his life starts to strangely resemble that of the Prince of Denmark. With a little help from the Bard’s greatest work and some friends from beyond the grave, Henry finds himself on a hero’s journey of his own as he attempts to understand his identity, his grief, and that undiscovered country- death. To Thine Own Self Be True is a play of Shakespearian proportions about finding out who you are, and how to cope.

Please note that this script contains mature language

and themes, and is intended for mature audiences.

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Tanner Langemeier as Henry

@tanlangemeier

Ryan Furlong as Yorick

@ryanjfurlong

Carter Fangmeyer as Curtis

@carter_fang

Dustin Reckling as Hank

@djreckling

Jayden Boyle as Lily

@jyboyle

Ann Truka as Georgia

@ann.elizabeth.210

Jimmy Watke-Stacy as Theo

@jimmy_watkestacy

Eliot Gray as Clark

@i_suck_cuz_i_curse

Erin Viets as Judith

@erinviets