Living on the Edge – Making Art, Making Money

Tickets are now on sale for Living on the Edge VII: Making Art, Making Money. This year’s installment of the Actors’ annual ten-minute play series features five works about the joy and dilemmas of creativity. Each year Actors’ begins a process in February that includes the submission, selection and public reading of new plays based the theme provided. The culmination of this process is the public performance of these works, which will take place tonight, tomorrow and Friday in the Black Box at Spectrum Theater (Room 201). Be sure and join us for a wonderful evening of local community theatre!

Tickets for Living on the Edge VII are now on sale through the Actors’ Theatre website or by calling the Box Office at (616) 234-3946. Get your tickets today as seating is very limited.

Performance Dates for Living on The Edge VII

Wednesday, June 2 – 8:00 PM
Thursday, June 3 – 8:00 PM
Friday, June 4 – 7:00 PM and 9:00 PM

This year’s theme is “Making Art, Making Money.” The five finalists from chosen from our public reading are:

Selling It
Written by: G.M. (Bud) Thompson
Directed by: Calin Skindmore

A casual visitor to an art gallery encounters a unique piece on display that challenges his concepts of what art is… or can be…or should be: esthetic expression? Social statement? Commercially viable generator of funding for future pieces? Welcome to a world where art can be… has to be… all those things at the same time. Is anyone buying it?

Extra-Curricular Activities
Written by: Kristin Andrea Hanratty
Directed by: Lizzy Sulkowski

Is what we do for a living the true definition of who we are? In the comedy Extra-Curricular Activities, a young hotshot lawyer is confronted by two co-workers about her scandalous after work activities, but they too must deal with their own unconventional aspirations.

How To Make A Mobile
Written by: Randy Wyatt
Directed by: Steve Taber

Lila discovers that she may not know everything about her daughter Colleen – or about Alexander Calder.

A Very Lovely DressWritten by: D. Richard Tucker
Directed by: Becky Smith

Sarah goes for a dress fitting in preparation for the most important day of her life… but not exactly what we were expecting.

Voices
Written by: Todd Michael Lewis
Directed by: Kyle Amanda Dutkiewicz

For artist Jeremy Filburn, separating the art from the artist becomes increasingly challenging when a woman comes back into his life.

Tickets for Living on the Edge VII are now on sale through the Actors’ Theatre website or by calling the Box Office at (616) 234-3946. Get your tickets today as seating is very limited.

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