In collaboration with Texas A&M University – Kingsville’s ENGL 3300 Playwriting students, ZU will present roughly 12 short plays and pieces at two venues showcasing some of the students’ work.  This showcase will feature up-and-coming playwrights looking for a break for a premiere for their short work(s).

November 13 – Blue Room, TAMUK @ 7:00 pm – $1 admission

November 20 – Tango Tea Room, Corpus Christi @ 6:00 pm – Free Admission

WEEK ONE – Nov 13th – Blue Room – Kingsville –

Performance shot of “Pot & Kettle” by Delilah Gonzalez.

    

Pot & Kettle

Written by Delilah Gonzalez /  Directed by Michael Lee Mendez

 Haley – Jennifer Limon

Elizabeth – Anissa Medina

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  Baron Kiespert and Joshua McCauley in “Game of Fortune” by Julio Martinez.

     The Game of Fortune

Written by Julio Martinez / Directed by Rebekah Ramos

Matt – Joshua McCaulley

Stan – Baron Kiespert

Mr. Bennol – Charles Lillie

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  An Early Mourning

Written by Lauren Hernandez / Directed by Joshua Cavazos

Kate – Deborah Gerd

Adam – Evan Cordova

Stage Manager – Elizabeth Lysinger

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Photo from “Only Slighty Mad” by Charles “CJ” Lillie. Seen: Lillie and co-star Crystal Oviedo.

      Only Slightly Mad

Written by Charles Lillie / Directed by Julio Martinez

The Writer – Crystal Oviedo

Lykos – Charles Lillie

Dax – Joshua Cavazos

Mr. Smooth – Daron Briscoe

 

Stage Manager – Christina Saldivar

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Briscoe and Orozco in “Cooookie!”

Cooookie!

Written and Directed by Michael Verderber

Mrs. Kemp – Anissa Medina

Mr. Kemp – Charles Lillie

Quinn – Daron Briscoe

Annabelle – Katherine Orozco

Rudy – Luis Zaragosa

Reese – Julio Martinez

 

Stage Manager – Jose Mejia

 

Lights & Crew – Rebekah Ramos & Elizabeth Lysinger

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WEEK TWO –  November 20th – Tango Tea Room – Corpus Christi:

    

     The Thin Divide

Written by Joshua Cavazos / Directed by Katherine Ozozco

Mitch Eubanks – Ray Lopez

Jeff Callen – Ryan Watkins

 

Stage Manager – Samantha Garcia

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 Scared

Written by Stephen Clark  / Directed by Michael Verderber

Mike – Evan Cordova

Jon – Luis Zaragosa

Richard – Nicholas Zaragosa

Officer Snow – Samantha Garcia

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        No Regrets

Written by Mark Pittman / Directed by Heraclio Gonzalez, Jr.

Matt – Joshua Cavazos

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The drunkard-ladies of “The Bachelorette Party” (Luna, Woitas, Garcia, and Limon)

          The Bachelorette Party

Written by Regina Avila / Directed by Michael Verderber

Tanya – Cheyanne Woitas

Joanna – Jennifer Limon

Gwen – Samantha Garcia

Ester – Jessie Luna

 

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A Kidnapping, Seriously?

Written by Angela Mireles / Directed by Katherine Orozco

Tai – Julio Martinez

Guard 1 – Baron Kiespert

Guard 2 – Jose Mejia

Edward – Katherine Orozco

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The staged reading performance of “Too Young to Die” by Amanda Rivera (Orozco, Mejia, and Cantu)

     Too Young To Die

Written by Amanda Rivera / Directed by Julio Martinez

Emma – Beth Cantu

Laney – Katherine Orozco

Paco – Jose Mejia

 

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Miguel Venegas’s play “It’s Not Very Effective”, performed by Saldivar and Kiespert.

It’s Not Very Effective…

Written by Miguel “Cosmo” Venegas / Directed by Rebekah Ramos

Red – Baron Kiespert

Squeakers – Christina Saldivar

Snorey – Stephen Clark

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