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Herberger College Theatre launches “Nine Sticks of Dynamite”

October 04, 2002

WHAT: The Herberger College’s Department of Theatre at ASU presents, “Nine Sticks of Dynamite: An Evening of Ten-Minute Plays from Nine MFA Playwrights.”

This show is just what the title suggests – a series of 10-minute plays written by ASU graduate student playwrights and presented free to the public. Come see a border crossing, a ghost, an Amish gangster and so much more, packed into one unforgettable evening!

Guillermo Reyes, ASU professor of theatre and head of the playwriting program, heads up this project in play development.

WHEN: Oct. 19-21 at 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: The Student Laboratory Theatre at the Prism, 851 E. Tyler Street in the Ritter Building on the ASU campus (northwest corner of Terrace and Rural, just south of University Drive).
CALL: For additional information, the public may call 480-965-0519.
The plays included in “Nine Sticks of Dynamite: An Evening of Ten Minute Plays from Nine MFA Playwrights” are:

“Make Me A Product,” by Luke Krueger; directed by Paul Brocollo.
Lily, an aspiring singer, is given an opportunity to become the next Britney Spears.

“Folding Memories,” by Amy Dominy; directed by Kathy Krzys.
More than memories are haunting Emma.

“Timothy,” by Jose Casas; directed by Carrie Mills.
A conversation at a party becomes a lesson in self-identity.

“Eleven Minutes,” by Kristyn Benedyk; directed by Aaron Levy.
One roommate is writing a play about what is playing out before him, the other doesn’t like all this playing around.

“South Central, PA,” by Mark Ebsen Zeller; directed by Greg Gurley.
Two brothers face off in Amish country.

“Needles, Guns & Grass: Episode Three – “the Man,’” written and directed by 
Laurelann Porter.
Come see your favorite drugged out superheroes battle each other in an effort to… pull it all together.

“The Ice Chest,” by Cary DeBerry; directed by Joseph Benesh.
Two friends on a river trip struggle to discover what horror may be lurking in the ice chest.

“The Crossing,” by James Garcia; directed by Aniuska Garcia.
A Latino border patrol agent confronts his past when he tries to arrest this illegal immigrant.

“Habit,” by Christopher Miller; directed by Kate Collins.
Just when Bunny thought she was out – Joe pulls her back in.

Media Contact:
Megan Krause