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Short Attention Span Theatre

June 23, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 9, 2017

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Sunday, repeating until July 9, 2017

JUNE 23 – JULY 9
General Admission $15
Students $5
Fridays and Saturdays @ 8PM
Sundays @ 3PM
Producers Diane Landskroener & Mark Sullivan

Join us for an engaging evening of 10-minute plays, designed to hold your attention for just. long. enough. The play fest will showcase a range of actors, directors and authors – featuring original works by local playwrights! Short Attention Span Theatre opens Friday, June 23, and runs every weekend through July 9.

The locally-written works selected for this year’s SAST production are:

Singing in the Shower – written by Howard Mesick*, directed by Jim Landskroener
The Philosophy of Dogs – written by George Smart, directed by Diane Landskroener
How to Talk to a Girl Wearing Headphones – written by Adrienne Dawes, directed by Bryan Betley
Spirits – Written by Steven J. Arnold, directed by Sarah Crump
And That’s How I Met Your Mother – written & Directed by Mark Sullivan*
Somewhere Tonight, The Washington Senators’ Last Game Plays On – written by Dwayne Yancey, directed by Keith Thompson
Guru of the Alps – written by Keith Thompson*, directed by Hester Sachse
The Maltese Walter – written by John Minigan, directed by Diane Landskroener

*Many of this year’s selected playwrights are members of the Garfield’s Live Playwrights’ Society, a group that meets monthly with the goal of fostering a community of playwrights, actors and critics, but the competition is open to all aspiring playwrights in the area. For more info on LPS visit

Featured actors in this year’s play fest are:
Ian Ellison and Mark Wiening in Singing in the Shower; Dan Guidice, Brad Chaires, Jim Landskroener and Diane Landskroener in The Philosophy of Dogs; Georgia Rickloff, Kirby Powell and Bryan Betley in How to Talk to a Girl Wearing Headphones; Paul Cambardella, Brad Chaires, Mark Wiening, Amanda Fry, Robert Note, John Schratwieser and Jennifer Kafka Smith in Spirits; Mark Wiening, Jen Friedman, Dan Guidice, Robert Note and Tessa Schut in And That’s How I Met Your Mother; Jim Landskroener and Paul Cambardella in Somewhere Tonight, The Washington Senators’ Last Game Plays On; Kirby Powell, Zachary Ryan, Jennifer Kafka Smith and Dan Guidice in Guru of the Alps; Jim Landskroener, Brad Chaires and Melissa McGlynn in The Maltese Walter.

Joining SAST for the 4th year is Hey, Wait A Minute! our one-minute play fest directed by Tia Glomb. HWM will be performed in the Kohl Lobby at 7:00 p.m. before the Friday and Saturday night performances of Short Attention Span Theatre. The HWM cast features Ian Ellison, John Feldman, Tia Glomb, Jane Jewell, Gracie Jordan, Zachary Ryan, Severin Schut and Juanita Wieczorack.

With one exception (Rosa’s Eulogy) all works selected for this year’s HWM production are locally written:

Behold the Valindoraptordon – written by Mark Sullivan
Rosa’s Eulogy – written by Richard Strand
When in Rome – written by Tia Glomb
Some People Just Like to Look – written by Dwayne Yancey
Blackbeard the Pirate, Superstar – written by Howard Mesick
Ezopen – written by Howard Mesick

Short Attention Span Theatre opens Friday, June 23, and runs Friday, Saturday and Sunday through July 9.

Performances are 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. on Sundays. Tickets are $15 and $5 for students with ID (plays include some adult content, and may not be suitable for children under 13).

Call 410-810-2060 or visit

Take advantage of the Garfield’s recurring opening night discount and get $5 off when you wear your Garfield t-shirt!

Become a sponsor of Short Attention Span Theatre and see your name in lights! Click here to find out more!



June 23, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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210 High Street
United States


Garfield Center for the Arts

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