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The Great Storm

PERFORMANCE DATES

9 Sept. 2010, 8pm
10 Sept. 2010, 8pm
11 Sept. 2010, 8pm
16 Sept. 2010, 8pm
17 Sept. 2010, 8pm
18 Sept. 2010, 8pm

TICKETS

Pay what you can
(Suggested ticket price: $15)

LOCATION

Obsidian Art Space
3522 White Oak, Houston, TX 77007

Radio Interview

KUHF
The Front Row

MORE ABOUT THE PLAYS

ACT I

The Great Stormby Aaron Alon
Directed by Aaron Alon
Five people reflect on their experiences of
Hurricane Ike in interrupted monologues.
Lisa Schofield (A) • Chris Pool (B) • Keenan Hurley (C) • Tamara Siler (D) • Star Hinson (E)
Charming Li’l Stormby Peter Wittenberg
Directed by Karen Schlag
Two friends, standing on a pier days before the
storm, flirt with the direction of their
relationship.
Mia Migliaccio (Gwen)
Brian Heaton (Ronnie)
Chess Game Tuesdayby Peter Wittenberg
Directed by Zona Meyer
In Galveston, three men discuss their fates a few
days before the hurricane.
Osbie Shepard (Smokie)
Robert Lowe (Sal)
Carl Masterson (Vic)
Cleanin’ Out My Closetby Aaron Alon
Directed by Justin Doran
A black woman uses the moment when she and
her white son are trapped in a closet during Ike to
tell him he was adopted.
Tamara Siler (Mother)
Julian Brashears (Son)
Into the Stormby Eric James
Directed by Christine Vinh Weems
As the hurricane rolls in, a husband and wife can
no longer ignore a tragedy they’ve avoided
discussing for months.

Casey Coale (Paul)
Julie Oliver (Susan)

ACT II

Visitorby Peter Wittenberg, Jr.
Directed by Leighza Walker
A man, while visiting a friend in Houston,
worries about the fate of his home and business.

Will Hartley (Jeff)Mark Stanley (Mark)

Vertexby Aaron Alon
Directed by Ricky Welch
A couple sits on the floor after Hurricane Ike,
waiting for the power to come on and thinking
about when the busy world resumes.

Leighza Walker (Lisa)Scott Holmes (Tony)

Pounds of Pressureby Leighza Walker
Directed by Elizabeth Seabolt-Esparza
A couple struggles with being stuck together
when Ike stops their divorce proceedings.

Ricky Welch (Scott)Jennifer Decker (Melanie)

The Bare Necessitiesby Leighza Walker
Directed by Mia Migliaccio
Two friends bide their time in a grocery store line
to stock up after the storm.

Tom Stell (Desi)Leighza Walker (Carla)

Dani Luers (Joann)

Night 4by Eric James
Directed by Justin Doran
A young couple decides to ride out the aftermath of the storm together, which leads to an
inevitably uncomfortable conversation.

Dennis Draper (A)
Chris Pool (B)

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