By Wisconsin playwrights Doug Holtz, Rob Matsushita, Karen McCall, Kurt McGinnis Brown, Gwendolyn Quirk, and Doug Reed.
Directed by Kelly Kriesel and Tony Trout.
Mercury Players’ first play competition results: Thanks to all who participated! The competition was open to Wisconsin Playwrights, with scripts due August 15, 2005. These short plays are creatively linked to the month of May – yes we did select one about maibock beer! Congratulations to the winners. Their six new short plays will be collectively performed as Mercury Rising:
The End Of The World, by Karen McCall
The Maibock Seduction, by Doug Reed
Crowded House, by Douglas Holtz
Lucky Numbers, by Gwendolyn Quirk
May Is A Special Time Of Year, by Rob Matsushita
March, April … June, July May Be Not, by Kurt McGinnis Brown
Produced by Mercury Players Theatre at Bartell Theatre (Evjue stage); 113 East Mifflin Street, Madison WI
Performances: May 5-20, 2006
Ticket Prices $15
Call 608-661-YoYo (608-661-9696) for reservations or more information. Tickets can be purchased online at www.brownpapertickets.com