Winter One-Acts 2021

January 15-16

Harriton Theater Company’s students-directed One Act Festival is a much-loved tradition that displays the drive, hard work, and talent of our student directors, cast members, and crew. For this year’s festival, you will get to enjoy 5 one-acts, including 1 student-written show.

Synopses

Revolting Characters — Written by Kristyn Leigh Robinson and directed by Daniel Livshits, Ofek Eisenbach, and Geoff Kelly

Jill is desperately trying to complete her romance novel…which would be a lot easier to do if only her characters would stop trying to convince her that she’s a bad writer.

Anywhere But Here — Written and directed by Maddie Lefkowitz

After running away from a mob of crazed townspeople who think she’s a witch, Ingrid can finally relax and spend time with her girlfriend. Unless the villagers find her and try to burn her at the stake, that is.

Controlling InterestWritten by Wayne S. Rawley and directed by Sammy Biglin

A group of boys meet in a professional setting to discuss the defining issue of their time.

Small WorldWritten by Tracey Scott Wilson and directed by Dinah Day-Booth

Three couples go on blind dates and discover they may have more in common than they expected.

Alice in Wonderland — Written by Jason Pizzarello and directed by Will Coleman

A more faithful adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s famous novel, this shows the same story of young Alice falling through the Rabbit hole into a wondrous new world where everyone is raving mad, however with a new, dark twist.

Cast Lists

Revolting Characters (Daniel Livshits, Ofek Eisenbach, and Geoff Kelly):

JILL: Lucy San Chirico

TAMARA: Samantha Simon

DEXTER: Paige Mullen

HUNTER: Dashiel Albright

JEEVES: Maya Pasternack

Anywhere But Here (Maddie Lefkowitz):

INGRID BEALE: Freya Norwood

THEA WARWICK: Sophia Fox

EBBA HOLTZMAN: Paige Mullen

BRAM WILSON: Aiden Kaliner

ENOCH DOWNING: Violet McShane

PIPPA RATCLIFFE: Liv Twomey

SILAS BIGGS: Jeremy Green

MARTHA HARWOOD: Alessandra Simmons

CLARA-LOU HUTCHENS: Bridget Armon

Controlling Interest (Sammy Biglin):

JACK: Dashiel Albright

BRAD: Samantha Simon

STEVEN: Cameron Parker-Horeshaw

DAVID: Gage Klaumenzer

ASHELY: Angelina DeMonte

BETHANY: Ava Grabar

Small World (Dinah Day-Booth):

WOMAN 1: Harlow Kaufman-Wright

MAN 1: Gage Klaumenzer

WOMAN 2: Ally Fenton

MAN 2: Aiden Kaliner

WOMAN 3: Liv Twomey

MAN 3: Cameron Parker-Horeshaw

Alice in Wonderland (Will Coleman):

ALICE: Pearl McShane

CHESHIRE CAT/MAD HATTER/TWEEDLE DUM: Ally Fenton

WHITE RABBIT/ROSE: Bridget Armon

QUEEN OF HEARTS/FROG FOOTMAN: Harlow Kaufman-Wright

MARCH HARE/OLD SQUIRREL/TWEEDLE DEE: Ava Grabar

SECOND ALICE/DUCHESS/CATERPILLAR: Ava Marcus

HUMPTY DUMPTY/KING OF HEARTS: Maya Pasternack

FISH FOOTMAN/TIGER-LILY/ALICE’S SISTER: Ava Susser-Stein

DORMOUSE/GARDNER FIVE: Yoya Eisenbach

COOK/GARDNER SEVEN/GENERAL: Alessandra Simmons

WHITE KNIGHT/KNAVE OF HEARTS/DAISY/GARDNER TWO: Alice Li