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LAB 3: One Acts/Double Bill

Show Info

  • Written by:
    The Lifeboat is Sinking by Shel Silverstein
    An Oblation by Taylor Mac
    Victory on Mrs. Dandywine's Island by Landford Wilson
  • Directed by:
    Anne Amundson
    Zev Woskoff
  • Dates:
    January 31, 2018 - February 4, 2018
  • Show Times:
    Wednesday through Saturday at 8:00 PM
    Saturday and Sunday at 2:00 PM
  • Location:
    Henry Heymann Theatre


The Lifeboat is Sinking

Jen and Sherwin sit safely on their bed, but Jen forces her husband to imagine they are on a sinking boat in the middle of a terrible storm. Waves fill the boat with water; there are no life jackets; and Sherwin must decide whether he should throw his mother overboard or condemn them all to die.

An Oblation

A friendship between two society women collapses because of their death gossip.

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Victory on Mrs. Dandywine’s Island

A high-style spoof on comedy in the Oscar Wilde mode, which keeps a delightfully straight face while poking fun at the stilted behavior of its very proper characters. The scene is the sitting room of Mrs. Dandywine's elegant summer "cottage," where things take a flustered turn at the unexpected arrival of a man who, of course, must be up to no good.