EHSCOPlays and Poetry

The Best of Plays & Poetry 2014

Best of Plays & Poetry 2014
The Best of Plays and Poetry
Directed by Kandie Carle

November 6th - 9th & 13th - 16th, 2014
Thursday & Sunday at 7:30pm
Friday & Saturday at 8:00pm
Saturday & Sunday matinees at 2:00pm

at the East Haddam Historical Society, 264 Town St. East Haddam CT

The Production

A delightful variety of 10-minute plays along with poetry by CT poets performed by our diverse company of actors! We are bringing back fan favorites from previous editions - guaranteed to tickle your funny bone and touch the heart. There is something for everyone!

Come laugh, ponder and reflect with us during an evening of engaging acting and spoken-word theatre.


The Plays

Brief Exchange from 2010
Matthew Heftler
New York, New York

It takes place in a man's underwear drawer....need we say more?

How Nice of You to Ask from 2010
Rich Rubin
Portland, Oregon

Be careful what you ask, you may get a surprising answer!

Blue Bikini from 2008
by David Lewison
Los Angeles California

What can happen... or not, when you hesitate in romance?

Executive Dance from 2004
by Joe DiPietro
New York, New York

Young executives caught up in corporate "team building" activities, wind up dancing with each other.

Black and White from 2012
by Donna Hoke
East Amherst, New York

Which will the Solver choose? The Crossword or the Sudoku? They both try to influence him.

Last Seat on the Train from 2012
by Henry Kimmel
Atlanta, Georgia

On a crowded subway car, watch the tug of war over the last seat.


The Poetry

Until my Pen Dies from 2004
by Angela Mendez
West Haven

From Poet's Pocket's from 2004
by Angela Mendez
West Haven

Apples and Oranges from 2004
by Angela Mendez
West Haven

In the Company of Women from 2004
by Alexandrina Sergio

Poets Don't Drive Porsches from 2004
by Reggie Marra

The One Your Mother Warned you About from 2004
by Terri Klein

I Love More Moderately Now from 2004
by Suzy Lamson

The Week at Grandad's Farm from 2004
by Damien Langan

Imaginings 2008
by Suzy Lamson

Fear: The Bully Within from 2008
by Reggie Marra

Shoes from 2010
by Frank Mecca

Parade from 2008
by Deb Farrow
East Haddam

Sunday in Park with George from 2010
by Nancy Fitz-Hugh Meneely

Does it Get Any Easier from 2010
by Paul Sanderson

A Garden Hussy Sympathizer from 2010
by Jacquelin Devlin
North Haven

Box for One from 2012
by Jacquelin Devlin
North Haven

Poetry After Hours from 2012
by Judy Joyce
East Haddam CT

Sorry About Your Poem from 2010
by Doug Mathewson
North Branford

No Submission Necessary 2008
by Paula Panzarella
New Haven


Ticket & Venue Information:

East Haddam Historical Society, 264 Town St. East Haddam CT

General Seating Tickets: $20 adult, $15 student (16 & over) & senior (65 & over)


Call EHSCO at 860-873-3521 for advance ticket purchase.

With 12 performances to choose from, you can secure your seat by paying in advance when you call and reserve (or take your chances at the door)

Reservations: 860-873-3521

Please note that percentage of the ticket sales will go directly to the Historical Society as a donation.


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The Cast

Isaiah Terry
Isaiah Terry
Tristan Cole
Tristan Cole

Casey McDougal
Casey McDougal

Rayah Martin
Rayah Martin

Malcom Hill
Malcom Hill



Directed by
Kandie Carle
Kandie Carle

East Haddam, CT


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