Hovey Players Presents the Annual “Hovey Summer Shorts” Festival

Hovey Players of Waltham (http://hoveyplayers.com) is proud to bring back “Hovey Summer Shorts” opening Friday, July 13.  Hovey began this festival 16 years ago when it featured 10-minute “shorts”.  Through the years, the festival evolved, incorporating short musicals, musical acts, short films, full one-act plays, and displayed works by local artists.  This year’s festival features the “shorts” format featuring ten 10-minute plays by ten local playwrights.  The festival is produced by Michael Haddad, a Hovey Board Member and Trustee.

The plays to be performed are:
“Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friends” by Kate Tustin, directed by Kristine Mackin
“It Doesn’t” by George Smart, directed by Kaitlyn MacPherson
“Rosie the Teddy Bear” by Steven Bergman, directed by Liz Fenstermaker
“The Change” by Peter Floyd, directed by Ronni Marshak
“Dan in the Lion’s Den” by Mare Freed, directed by Kate Tustin
“Fork in the Road” by Eoin Carney, directed by Mike Haddad
“Not Funny” by Chris Lockheardt, directed by Mike Haddad
“Third Time’s a Charm” by John Greiner-Ferris, directed by Jess Viator
“Ronnie’s Charger” by Lawrence Kessenich, directed by Jess Viator
“Life Choice” by Andrea Clardy, directed by Jesse Strachman

Tickets are $15 General Admission.  Call 781-893-9171 or email Reservations@hoveyplayers.com.

Performances are Fridays, Saturdays, July 13, 14, 20, and 21, 2012 at 8pm at the Abbott Memorial Theater, Joel’s Way, 9 Spring Street, Waltham, MA, next to the Waltham Public Library.

About Hovey Players

Hovey Players has been Waltham’s community theater since 1936, featuring regional talent both onstage and behind the scenes. An inexpensive alternative to theatre hosted in Boston with five full productions each year, Hovey Player’s 2012-2013 Season opens in September with The Porch by Jack Neary.  For more information visit www.hoveyplayers.com.

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