Extras

Extras is a new Arts Club initiative
Noises Off

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ACT ONE The cast of a comic play, Nothing On, rehearses at a theatre in Weston-super-Mare, England, the night before the show is set to premiere. Lloyd Dallas directs Dotty Otley (playing the role of…

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carried away on the crest of a wave

Q&A with Playwright David Yee

What inspired you to write this play and specifically, to focus on the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami? It was sort of impossible to ignore. The magnitude of the event and its impact on…

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carried away on the crest of a wave

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“The Leap Second Story” At the International Earth Rotation and Reference Systems Service, Australia, a female scientist, Beckett, gives a very strange press conference. She emphasizes the fact that “the earth changes speed and position…

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Peter Pan Goes Wrong

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ACT I             A community-theatre troupe is set to perform Peter Pan. Chris, the show’s director, and the assistant director, Robert, announce to the audience that they’ve “managed to secure a much larger budget than…

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Every Brilliant Thing

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The Narrator (who can be played by a person of any gender, but will here, as in the script, be referred to as “he”) hands out scraps of paper to audience members. When he calls…

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'da Kink in my Hair

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ACT I             At an African-American hair salon in Toronto, the stylist, Novelette, is busy with customers insisting that they appointments right away. As these customers compete for Novelette’s attention, Sharmaine, a successful TV and…

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The Wedding Party

Q&A with Playwright Kristen Thomson

What inspired you to write this play? Were the characters, or any aspects of the story, drawn from personal experience? I was at a dinner party where the hostess described a wedding she attended. During…

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The Wedding Party

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Prologue             A magician addresses a group of people and selects a boy and girl to come forward to play the roles of “Adam” and “Eve.” He asks if they are “ready to return to…

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