Directing Scene Selections F51
SDC List of Scenes for 2019
1. Breath, Boom by Kia Corthron Dramatist's play service, Inc. Scenes 5 & 6, p. 20-26. Beginning with Shondra: “What makes me mad?”; ending with Prix's line “Jump.” 3 women
2. Yellow Face by David Henry Hwang. TCG Group, Inc. p. 66-70. Beginning with DHH: “Marcus, do you remember the Chinese concept of 'face'?' to end of play. 2 men, 1 woman + others who play multiple roles.
3. The Drunken City by Adam Bock. Samuel French. P. 37-41. Beginning with Marnie: “Let's get out of here….” To Melissa: “Ok ok. OK!” 3 men,3 women
4. The Moors by Jen Silverman. In American Theatre vol. 34 No. 6 July/August 2017. P. 56-58. Beginning with Emilie: “There you are!” to Agatha: “You shall enjoy it all immensely.” 3 women
5. The Baltimore Waltz by Paula Vogel. Dramatist's Play Service, p. 42-47. Beginning with Scene 25 Carl: “And as she lay in the bed, sleepless, it swept over her…” to end of scene 28 Harry Lime: “Dance with me my beloved, my sweet.”
6. Loose Knit by Teresa Rebeck. (publisher name goes here) P. 45-50. Start with Liz: “Wow, Gina, this is – you been knitting a lot lately, huh?” to Gina: “I thought I did. I don't know, I forgot.” 5 women
7. Vinegar Tom by Caryl Churchill. In Churchill: Plays One, Routledge, p. 145-151. Beginning with Susan: “Don't always talk of men.” to end of song “Give me back my body. I can see myself.” 4 women, 2 men
8. Polaroid Stories by Naomi Iizuka.(publisher name goes here) p. 57-61. Beginning with Persephone: “Man, shut up” to Persephone: “…tell me all about that shit, I'm all ears.” 2 men, 1 woman.
9. The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde. (publisher name goes here) p. 62 – 66 Beginning with Merriman: “Shall I lay the tea here as usual, Miss?” to Gwendolyn: “You will call me sister, will you not?” 2 women, 3 men.
10. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Tennesee Williams. New Directions Paperback. P. 32-38. Beginning with Brick: “Give me my crutch.” To Mae: “Intermission is over!” 2 women, 1 man.
11. Grown-Ass Louis by Bruce Walsh. Pdf. Whole play. 4 men, 1 woman. Contact Gregg Henry GHenry@kennedy-center.org for a copy of this play.