WLPG Shorts (Cleveland): Unexpected Connections (May, 2013)

Presented by Write Local. Play Global in collaboration with TYA/USA
May 9, 2013, State Theatre, Playhouse Square Center, Cleveland

Twelve 1,000 word plays from four countries, read by actors at an informal event.

Click on the title of a script to download a PDF

Can You Hear the Mermaids Singing?
     by Rachel Atkins (USA)
Timmon and the Magic Shoes
     by Jeff Jenkins (USA)
     by Amanda Hill (USA)
Where To Find Shambhala
     by Dace Micane Zalite (Latvia/USA)
Festival of Lights
     by Roxanne Schroeder-Arce (USA)
Against the Wall
     by Anna Nygren (Sweden)
The Singing Rock
     by Nathan Lachenmeyer ( USA)
Unsuitable Hats
     by Afeif Ismail (Sudan/Australia)
Improv Variations
     by Daphnie Sicre (USA)
     by Marti Meeker (USA)
The Bargain
     by Vynnie Meli (USA)
Vampire Princess and the Volcano
    by Jason Tremblay (USA)


  • Nina Domingue-Glover

  • Lynnette R. Freeman

  • Nathan A. Lilly

  • Larry Nehring

Stage Directions: Meredith Locke

Stage Manager: Maryann Morris

Master of Ceremonies: Eric Schmiedl

These scripts were selected from several dozen submissions from seven countries by Kim Peter Kovac, Deirdre Kelly Lavrakas, David Kilpatrick, Tony Mack, and Karen Zacarias.

Photos of rehearsals and the event here.