Sunday, November 22, 2009

NEW WORK FOR THE STAGE

AGE & DUTY
A One-Act Play by Martha Patterson
Reading at Boston Center for the Arts, Calderwood Pavillion, Three Ring Reading Series, Studio A, Feb. 5, 2010

AGE & DUTY - A play about friendship. What does young Karla do when an older friend continually offers unwanted advice?

NEWEST WORK FOR THE STAGE

An Inconstant Man
By Martha Patterson

As he ages, Johnny comes to grips with his mother's anxieties about her marriage.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Newest Works for the Stage

SEXOLOGY 101

When Steve and Phil, a married gay couple, consult a marriage counselor, they find out they have more answers than the therapist does.

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AN ARTFUL MARRIAGE

Jake, a businessman, and his wife live in a high-rise apartment. As they drink cocktails together one night, and listen to their neighbors making love, they engage in monologues to the audience about how dissatisfied they are with their marriage. Their son wants to study art in Egypt, and it seems to both that this might be a good idea. By the end of the play, Jake and his wife are addressing each other. Has each made a good choice in a spouse, after all?

Friday, November 6, 2009

Latest Work for the Stage

LETTERS TO AN EX
A Monologue by Martha Patterson

A woman gets back to the man who took her virginity 30 years earlier.

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Newest Play

FOOD FOR THOUGHT
By Martha Patterson
What does a loving husband do when his wife talks obsessively about her need to lose weight?