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Thursday, June 16, 2011

Gaithersburg Arts Barn to Host 10th Annual One Act Play Festival

Enjoy an evening of both comedy and drama as the City of Gaithersburg joins with Montgomery Playhouse to present the 10th Annual One Act Festival July 15 through 24 at the Arts Barn, 311 Kent Square Road.  Performances will be held Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., with special Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15, $13 for City of Gaithersburg residents.  The festival presents two separate evenings of one-acts in rotation.  If you would like to see all the plays offered in the festival, you will need to purchase two separate admissions.
Some performances contain adult themes and are not recommended for audiences under the age of 16.

After the Garden by Greg Powell, directed by Ted Ballard
The events that surround Adam and Eve’s expulsion from the Garden of Eden.

Graceland by Ellen Byron, directed by David Dossey
June 4, 1982, 5 a.m.  Elvis’ famous mansion is about to be opened to the public and devoted fans Bev and Rootie are both determined to be the first one through the gates.  Things are about to get interesting.

Porch by Jeffrey Sweet, directed by Aly Ettman
A “prodigal” daughter reunites with her father as he prepares to have life threatening surgery and encounters a former love with whom she shares a complicated history.

Going to the Chapel by Donald Steele, directed by Bruce Hirsch
For the fifth time Jan is Julie’s maid of honor.  They are getting ready for Julie’s wedding.

Pillow Talk by Peter Tolan, directed by David Jones
Two young men, Aaron and Doug, are on a cross country trip and have stopped for the evening at Aaron’s Grandmother’s mobile home in Prescott, Arizona.

Soap Opera by David Ives, directed by Christopher Mannino
The “Maypole” (read Maytag) Repairman brings his favorite washing machine (an Ocean IT-40) to a 4-star restaurant.   Throughout the play we learn about his love affair with this appliance.

For information and ticket purchase please call 301-258-6394 or use RecXpress online at

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