Friday, August 14, 2020

All readings begin promptly at 7:30 p.m.  Zoom link below.

Two short plays!

Two Pros and a Layman, a ten-minute play by Sandra de Helen

Compression Socks, a one-act by Grant Gelvin


Two Pros and a Layman: Two women looking for a third person to join their party use Craigslist to find a capable layman.

Compression Socks: An old man wants to get the undivided attention of his long ago ex-wife. His plan involves a hooker, and the fly in the ointment is who shows up unexpectedly.


Sandra de Helen's dramas and comedies have entertained audiences in NYC, Chicago, LA, Seattle, Portland, and many other US cities as well as Ireland, London, and the Philippines. Her most recent work was produced via Zoom by Moxie Theatre of San Diego, and by Barefoot Theatre of NYC. With Kate Kasten, she co-founded Actors’ Sorority in Kansas City, Missouri. Later Sandra founded the Portland Women’s Theatre Company as well as Penplay. Today, she is a member of The Scripteasers of San Diego, International Centre for Women Playwrights, and the Dramatists Guild.

Grant Gelvin is a writer and filmmaker. His writing is burdened by decades of stage experience as actor, director, and artistic manager. 

Refreshments: Your kitchen

Moderator: Ha Ngyuen

Zoom Host: Grant Gelvin


2020 Reading Schedule
June 19, 2020
July 24, 2020
August 14, 2020

View all 2020 reading dates on our Participate! page