SHORT TAKES ON THE BIG PICTURE is an evening of short, sweet plays about Life, airports, arugula, loneliness, love, and frogs. Written by local playwrights and featuring some of Atlanta's best directing and acting talent. Directed by Barbara Cole, Heidi Howard, and Lily Yancy. Featuring Pat DelVisco, Mary Claire Klooster, Lauren Maxwell, Mary Stewart, J.A.S. Sustrich, and Hampton Whatley. The pieces featured are:
Cancel The Arugula; Adam, Eve, and their confused son learn about the birds and the bees in the pre-Fox network era. By Letitia Sweitzer. Directed by Lily Yancey.
A Cup of Coffee: An affectionate but uneasy father and his seriously ill daughter come to terms with their love for each other. By Evan Guilford-Blake. Directed by Barbara Cole.
Redemption of a Football Widow: a football fan battles against all odds (including his suicidal and highly irritated wife) to watch the Superbowl. By Hank Kimmel. Directed by Lily Yancey.
Dreamland: A consummate carny -- wise, wizened and leprechaun-esquely mystical -- prepares his game booth -- and himself -- for the last day in the life of a decaying amusement park. By Evan Guilford-Blake. Directed by Lily Yancey.
My Little Trip To The Airport: A traveler and his rent-a-guard nemesis face off (guess who wins?) during a national security alert. By Hank Kimmel. Directed by Heidi Howard.
The Phenomenological Amphibious Dilemma: Two frogs zapped with human consciousness live entire human life spans in one day. A comedy that makes a splash. By Karla Jennings. Directed by Barbara Cole.