History from 2011-Present

This is a listing of full productions and developmental and staged readings produced by the Playwrights' Center of San Francisco. Events are staged readings of member plays unless otherwise noted.

# DATE TITLE PLAYWRIGHT DIRECTOR
1543 4/24/17 Billings Robert Wilder Blue Wesley Cayabyab
1542 4/17/17 The Making of Medea's Medea Chas Belov Radhika Rao
1541 4/3/17 Life & Death: Recent Short Plays Vonn Scott Bair Developmental Reading
1540 3/27/17 The Flora and Fauna Alyson Mead Developmental Reading
1531-1539 3/5/17 PCSF Playoffs ROUND ONE Various Carol Eggers and David O. Stein

Staged readings of the following short plays:

  • A Professional's Professional by Steve Koppman
  • B.D. Tripping by Edna Coulson Hall
  • Waiting For Van Gogh by Amanda Lee
  • Lesson Plan by Charley Lerrigo
  • Dark Star by Madeleine Puccioni
  • Shock Value by Lorraine Midanik
  • Shaving Bees by Laylah Muran de Assereto
  • Immunity by Jerome Joseph Gentes
  • George Clooney in 3D: Incredible Joy and Probably not Going to Happen by Susan Jackson
1523-1530 12/1-10/16 PCSF Playoffs Various Laylah Muran de Assereto & Carol Eggers
Productions of the following short plays:
  • A Relationship with History by Annette Roman
  • Association by Carol Lashof
  • Benched by Lorraine Midanik
  • Father's Day by Rod McFadden
  • Murder by Bridgette Dutta Portman
  • The Sound of Moonlight by Diane Sampson
  • Conundrum by Kristin Anundsen
  • Keep Moving, Nothing to See by Vonn Scott Bair
1522 11/14/16 Confusion's Masterpiece Rod McFadden Developmental Reading
1521 11/7/16 Untitled Vonn Scott Bair Developmental Reading
1520 10/24/16 The Space Between Terry Lamb Developmental Reading
1519 10/17/16 Little Plays for a Dangerous Time Christopher Bernard Developmental Reading
1518 10/10/16 Babatunde in Hell Richard Slota Developmental Reading
1517 9/26/16 The Separation Aren Haun Developmental Reading
1516 9/19/16 Anton's Gift Charley Lerrigo Developmental Reading
1515 9/12/16 The MAKING OF MEDEA'S MEDEA Chas Belov Developmental Reading
1514 9/10-22/16 It Came from Fukushima (co-production with undefined symbol theater) Bill Hyatt Don Hardwick (sneak peek directed by Amy Crumpacker)
1505-1513 7/31/16 PCSF PlayOffs round 3 Various Carol Eggers and David O. Stein

Staged readings of the following short plays:

  • No Word For Schadenfreude by Chas Belov
  • A San Francisco Fairy Tale by Kathleen Bradley
  • A Dog's Life by Madeleine Butler
  • The Guests by Vaughn Hovanessian
  • Haiku Therapy by Bill Hyatt
  • Association by Carol Lashof
  • Blanche and Benny by Patricia L. Morin
  • Weight & See by Jim Norrena
  • The Sound of Moonlight by Diane Sampson
1504 6/20/16 Hemlock Chas Belov Neiry Rojo
1503 6/13/16 The Dutiful Wife Earl Roske John Ferreira
1502 6/6/16 Cyclone Dancing Madeline Puccioni Ann Thomas
1501 5/23/16 Too Good to be True Aren Haun Developmental Reading
1492-1500 5/22/16 PCSF PlayOffs round 2 Various Amy Crumpacker and Carol Eggers

Staged readings of the following short plays:

  • Just Add What Blood Is Thicker Than by Jerome Gentes
  • Descending Angel by Christopher Bernard
  • Benched by Lorraine Midanik
  • Keep Moving, Nothing To See by Vonn Scott Bair
  • She Was A Marvelous Baker by L. Zephyr
  • Murder by Bridgette Dutta Portman
  • Cold Turkey by Elizabeth Flanagan
  • Stuff Of Life by Gaetana Caldwell-Smith
  • Chocolate by Karl Shackne
1491 5/16/16 The Possibility Vonn Scott Bair Laylah Muran de Assereto
1490 5/9/16 The Beast & Mr James Christopher Bernard Developmental Reading
1489 5/2/16 Mascularity Richard Slota Developmental Reading
1481-1488 5/1/16 24-HOUR PLAY FEST: Full Circle and the great wall of china Various Various

Productions of short plays written, rehearsed and produced in 24 hours:

  • How to Make the Great Wall of China by Vonn Scott Bair, directed by Christine Keating
  • A Rainbow Through Tears by Gaetana Caldwell-Smith, directed by John Ferreira
  • Circular Reasoning by Patrick M Brennan, directed by Don Hardwick
  • Off The Grid by Chas Belov, directed by Bayla G. Travis
  • Pasta The Cat by Earl T. Roske, directed by Kris Neely
  • Cholos In China by Annette Roman, directed by Seth Margolies
  • Full Circle Special by Larry Rekow, directed by Sinohui Hinojosa
  • The Eighth Circle by Bridgette Dutta Portman, directed by Tatiana Gelfand
1480 4/26/16 Seven Days of Suicide Rita Long Adam Sussman
1479 4/18/16 END GAMEs Barry Slater Developmental Reading
1478 4/11/16 Hero Worship! Rod McFadden Developmental Reading
1477 4/4/16 Clinic Interruptus Lorraine Midanik Developmental Reading
1476 4/4/16 Fair Trade Erik Blachford Developmental Reading
1475 3/28/16 Redraculous! Charley Lerrigo Developmental Reading
1474 3/21/16 Murder a la mode Myles Garcia Developmental Reading
1473 3/14/16 Servants Marian Berges Developmental Reading
1464-1472 3/6/16 PCSF PLAYOFFS ROUND 1 Various Various

Staged readings of the following short plays:

  • Conundrum by Kirsten Anundsen, directed By Wes Cayabyab
  • Mindful Meat by Erik Blachford, directed By David Stein
  • A Fishy Miracle by Dennis Campagna, directed by Carol Eggers
  • Off We Go by Ann Ludwig, directed by Carol Eggers
  • Voting Pool by Sophia Naylor, directed by Wes Cayabyab
  • Father's Day by Rod McFadden, directed by Carol Eggers
  • Monkey 1000 by Earl Roske, directed by Wes Cayabyab
  • The Trouble At Table 23 by Charley Lerrigo, directed by David Stein
  • A Relationship With History by Annette Roman, directed by David Stein
1446-1463 12/3-12/15 Sheherezade's last tales Various Various

Productions of the following short plays:

  • The Stuff We Keep by Rod McFadden, directed by Laylah Muran de Assereto
  • Rorschach Test by Vaughn Hovanessian, directed by Laylah Muran de Assereto
  • How To Make A Video by Bill Hyatt, directed by Adam L. Sussman
  • A Clean Well-Lighted Park Bench by Patricia L. Morin, directed by Laylah Muran de Assereto
  • A Comfortable Life by Madeleine Butler, directed by Adam L. Sussman
  • By Any Other Name by Carol S. Lashof, directed by Adam L. Sussman
  • New New Economy by Steven Hill, directed by Adam L. Sussman
  • Sparse Pubic Hair by Lorraine Midanik, directed by Laylah Muran de Assereto
1438-1445 10/25/15 24-hour Play Fest: Surprisingly Unexpected/BUT WHAT ABOUt THE STRAWBERRIES? Various Various

Productions of short plays written, rehearsed and produced in 24 hours:

  • Crash Landing by Charley Lerrigo, directed by Sabrina De Mio
  • First and ten, do it again by Madeline Puccioni; directed by Dave Sikula
  • Discretion by Beverly Butler, directed by Don Hardwick
  • Playing With Histry by Jim Norrena, directed by John Wilk
  • Rained In by Susan Jackson, directed by Radhika Rao
  • Paraprosdokian by Laylah Muran De Assereto, directed by Karl Schackne
  • Ecsape Velocity by Bill Hyatt, directed by John Ferreira
  • Age Old Wisdom by Karl Schackne, directed by Libby Vega
1437 10/9/15 I'd Rather Be Dead Matthew Miller Developmental Reading
1436 10/2/15 The Beast And Mr. James Christopher Bernard Developmental Reading
1435 9/28/15 The Puzzle Home Conrad Panganiban Developmental Reading
1434 9/12-20/15 Fluffy, A Gorilla (co-production with Gorilla Love) Charley Lerrigo Charley Lerrigo
1433 5/18/15 Kaleidoscope Rod McFadden Don Hardwick
1425-1432 5/16/15 24-Hour Play Fest: THE DEVIL MADE ME DO IT Various Various

Productions of short plays written, rehearsed, and produced in 24 hours:

  • Are We There Yet? by Lorraine Midanik, directed by Paula Barish
  • The Loss Temple by Sara Judge, directed by Charley Lerrigo
  • The Lab by Gaetana Caldwell Smith, directed by Sinohui Hinojosa
  • Audition From Hell by Mary Blackford, directed by Tatiana Gelfand
  • The Latest Small Triumph Of Levia Stand by Vonn Scott Bair, directed by Ted Zoldan
  • Brothers In Arms by Jeffrey Blaze, directed by Kris Neely
  • Barbie Pink,Barbie Yellow... by Elizabeth A. Rosenberg, directed by Nathanael Card
  • The Dance Card by Jacqueline E. Luckett, directed by Don Hardwick
1424 5/11/15 Evil Fan Chas Belov Dan Wilson
1423 5/4/15 Seven Days of Suicide Rita Long Developmental Reading
1422 4/27/15 American Hearts Steven Hill Developmental Reading
1421 4/20/15 An Ear for Voices Alina Trowbridge Developmental Reading
1420 4/13/15 Pasiphae Charley Lerrigo Developmental Reading
1419 4/6/15 Playing with Death Bridgette Dutta Portman Developmental Reading
1418 3/30/15 Bicycling to Afghanistan Karl Schackne Developmental Reading
1417 11/17/14 Fugitive Colors Barbara Anderson Ann Thomas
1416 11/3/14 Doorman Chris Holbrook Developmental Reading
1415 10/27/14 Anomie Gaetana Caldwell-Smith Alicia Coombes
1414 10/20/14 Figments Michael Dougan Developmental Reading
1413 10/13/14 Evil Fan Chas Belov Developmental Reading
1412 10/6/14 Crossing the Chasm Rod McFadden Laylah Muran de Assereto
1411 9/29/14 Dominion (Success Story) Alan Olejniczak Developmental Reading
1410 9/22/14 Hold Your Piece Jerome Joseph Gentes Developmental Reading
1409 9/15/14 Underneath the Above and Below Laylah Muran de Assereto Developmental Reading
1401-1408 9/13/14 24-Hour Play Fest: MAKING WAVES Various Various

Productions of short plays written, rehearsed, and produced in 24 hours:

  • Crystal Beth by Matthew Miller
  • Making Waves by Beverly Butler
  • Wonder People by Madeline Puccioni
  • Down in the Book by Patricia Milton
  • Finding Unison by Jim Norrena
  • Growing the Business by Bill Hyatt
  • Vibrations by Patrick M Brennan
  • Schrodinger’s Christmas by Jerome Joseph Gentes
1400 6/16/14 Bloodline Alan Olejniczak with Jeff Mattlin Laylah Muran de Assereto
1399 6/9/14 The Blood of My Subjects Robert White Wesley Cayabyab
1391-1398 6/7-28/14

Sheherezade 14 (co-production with Wily West Productions)
(Success story)

Various Various

Productions of the following short plays:

  • Dissonance by Terry Anderson, directed by Amy Crumpacker
  • The Duck by Vonn Scott Bair, directed by Wesley Cayabyab
  • The Box by Madeleine Butler, directed by Wesley Cayabyab
  • Brew, Drink, Repeat by Bridgette Dutta Portman, directed by Wesley Cayabyab
  • Almost Like Being Alive by Steve Koppman, directed by Wesley Cayabyab
  • Reframing Rockwell by Jim Norrena, directed by Amy Crumpacker
  • The Interview by Madeline Puccioni, directed by Amy Crumpacker
  • Photo Dynamic Therapy by Jennifer Lynne Roberts, directed by Amy Crumpacker
1390 6/2/14 Wig Bubbles Dennis Campagna Developmental Reading
1389 5/19/14 Classics Misclassified: 3 Takeoffs on Classic Works Chas Belov Developmental Reading
1388 5/12/14 Fugitive Colors Barbara Anderson Developmental Reading
1387 4/21/14 Interference Inbal Kashtan Developmental Reading
1386 4/14/14 Anomie Gaetana Caldwell-Smith Developmental Reading
1385 4/7/14 Ptolemy Epiphanes Bridgette Dutta Portman Steve M. Boyle
1384 3/31/14 If Not Home, Tacoma Rita Long Developmental Reading
1383 3/24/14 An Ear for Voices Alina Trowbridge Developmental Reading
1382 3/17/14 Kaleidoscope Rod McFadden Developmental Reading
1382-1389 3/15/14 24-Hour Play Fest: When did vanilla get such a bad raP? Various Various

Productions of short plays written, rehearsed, and produced in 24 hours:

  • Plain Jane by Bridgette Dutta Portman, directed by Jonathan F. Rosen
  • Personal Space by Laylah Muran De Assereto, directed by Joey Cherney
  • Security by Deborah Wade, directed by Paula Barish
  • Consent by Chas Belov, directed by Christine Keating (Success Story)
  • Twin Peaks by Barry Slater, directed by Sylvia Kratins
  • Zip Kink by Larry Rekow, directed by Charley Lerrigo
  • Pablum by Jennifer Lynne Roberts, directed by Scott Ragle
  • Glitter In The Dark by Mary Blackford, directed by Alicia Coombes
1381 11/18/13 A House Divided Rod McFadden Developmental Reading
1380 11/4/13 My Visit to America Chas Belov Dave Sikula
1379 10/28/13 Losing It Patricia Milton Developmental Reading
1378 10/21/13 Martha Lisa Mammel Developmental Reading
1377 10/14/13 The Blood of My Subjects Robert White Developmental Reading
1376 10/7/13 La Fee Verte (Success story) Bridgette Portman Amy Crumpacker
1375 9/30/13 The Foundation for Heaven on Earth Leah Halper Developmental Reading
1374-1380 9/28/13

24-Hour Play Fest:
Objects Appear Larger

Various Various

Productions of short plays written, rehearsed, and produced in 24 hours:

  • Jack & John & Jackie & Joanie by Vonn Scott Bair, directed by Robert Estes
  • Dark Windows by Madeline Puccioni, directed by Dave Sikula
  • Literally by Karl Schackne, directed by Charley Lerrigo
  • The House Call by Jeffrey Blaze, directed by Amy Crumpacker
  • Objects Appear Larger by Lesli Zephyr, directed by Joey Cherney
  • A Little Alice by Christine Claudel, directed by Alicia Coombes
  • A New Perspective by Patricia Milton, directed by Koly Mcbride
1373 9/16/13 Opportunity Costs Marian Berges Developmental Reading
1372 9/7-20/13 Singulariteen
(co-production with Undefined Symbol Theater)
Patrick M Brennan Hester Schell
1371 7/22/13 Disclosure (Success Story) Carol Lashof Developmental Reading
1370 7/15/13 Love Suite Love Rod McFadden Developmental Reading
1369 7/8/13 Subtenant
(Success story)
Dan Hirsch Developmental Reading
1368 7/1/13 Terrible People Rachel Bublitz Lisa Drostova
1367 6/24/13 Hold Your Piece Jerome Joseph Gentes Developmental Reading
1366 6/17/13

Caenis and Poseidon
(Success story)

Bridgette Dutta Portman Amy Crumpacker
1365 6/10/13 MY Visit to America Chas Belov Developmental Reading
1364 5/20/13 The White Pelican Mary Spletter Bert Van Aalsburg
1363 5/13/13 Bloodline Alan Olejniczak Developmental Reading
1362 5/6/13 HARRY AND MAURA Elizabeth Flanagan Developmental Reading
1353-1361 4/12-27/13 Sheherezade 13 (co-production with Wily West Productions) Various Various

Productions of the following short plays:

  • After Frank by Patricia Milton, directed by Laylah Muran
  • Auto-Incorrect by Bridgette Dutta Portman, directed by Ann Thomas
  • Chrysomelidae Hide No More by Jennifer Lynne Roberts, directed by Brady Brophy-Hilton
  • Indelible by Beverly Butler, directed by Kat Kneisel
  • Laura and Curt: A Story of Love and Big Numbers by Rod McFadden,
    directed by Brady Brophy-Hilton
  • Piñata Fight by Elizabeth Flanagan, directed by Brady Brophy-Hilton
  • Romulus and Jewel: A 10-Minute Travesty in Five Acts by Diane Sampson, directed by Kat Kneisel
  • Say Uncle by Mordecai Cohen Ettinger, directed by Kat Kneisel
  • Two to Five with Three Seconds to Go by Susan Jackson, directed by Laylah Muran
1346-1352 3/23/13

24-Hour Fest:
Simplicity

Various Various

Productions of the short plays written, rehearsed, and produced in 24 hours:

  • Black Box by Chas Belov, directed by Chelsey Little
  • Simple Complex by Steve Koppman, directed by Jon Rosen
  • Freeze Tag by Jennifer Lynne Roberts, directed by Amy Crumpacker
  • Alan Watts And The Taboo Of Lululemon by Kathy Boussina, directed by Bert Van Aalsburg
  • Souvenirs by Elizabeth Flanagan, directed by Paula Barish
  • Simplexity by Patricia L. Morin, directed by Lisa Drostova
  • Great Sexpectations by Jim Norrena, directed by Quinn Whitaker
1345 10/27/12 Land of Hope & Dreams (Success story) Vonn Scott Bair Amy Crumpacker
1338-1344 10/22/12 Repro Rights Various Various

Staged readings of the following plays by members and non-members:

  • My Body by Rachel Bublitz, directed by Brady Brophy-Hilton
  • Prisoner of Love by Dana Sack, directed by Neil Higgins
  • Lunch at the Cafe Ova by Margy Kahn, directed by Michaela Goldhaber
  • Snip Snip by Ignacio Zulueta, directed by Brady Brophy-Hilton
  • A Cry in Ramah by Jeremy Cole, directed by Michaela Goldhaber
  • Factory Farm: A Documentary by Jennifer Lynne Roberts, directed by Brady Brophy-Hilton
  • It's Good to Know by Megan Cohen, directed by Neil Higgins
1337 10/15/12 the White Pelican Mary Spletter Developmental reading
1336 10/8/12 Disclosure (Success Story) Carol Lashof Developmental reading
1335 10/1/12 My Sister's Baby Rachel Bublitz Developmental reading
1334 9/24/12 Winter's Wife Stefanie Glick Lisa Drostova
1333 9/17/12 Karaoke with the New GirL Ted Egan Developmental reading
1326-1332 9/15/12

24-Hour Play Fest:
ThAT'S NOT TRUE

Various Various

Productions of short plays written, rehearse,d and produced in 24 hours:

  • The Day After Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow by Carol S. Lashof, directed by Amy Crumpacker
  • Bind the Broken Hearted by Mordecai Cohen Ettinger, directed by Brady Brody-Hilton
  • Brothers That Lie Together by Rachel Bublitz, directed by Diana Dicostanzo
  • Le Bistro de la Verite by Vonn Scott Bair, directed by Lisa Drostova
  • The Dead Celebrity Line by Gaetana Caldwell-Smith, directed by Jennifer Lynne Roberts
  • Pitchforks and Light by Laylah Muran, directed by Dawn Monique Williams
  • Aria 51: A Musical by Jerome Joseph Gentes, directed by Bert van Aalsburg
1325 6/25/12 Les Fantomes Chris Holbrook Developmental reading
1324 6/18/12 Arches, Balance and Light (Success story) Mary Spletter Lucinda Alipio
1323 6/11/12 Friar Lazaro, or the King of Terrors
(Success story)
Bridgette Dutta Portman Joy Brooke Fairfield
1322 6/4/12 The Fantasy Club
(Success story)
Rachel Bublitz Tracy Held Potter
1314-1321 5/11-26/12 Sheherezade XII: 2012 (co-production with Wily West Productions) Various Ann Thomas, Kat Kneisel

Full productions of the following short plays:

  • Mission: Irresistible by Patricia Milton
  • Of Machines and Men by Rod McFadden
  • The Disadvantaged by Candice Benge
  • Traveling Music by Gaetana Caldwell-Smith
  • An American Traitor by Jordan Puckett
  • Her Special Day by Rachel Bublitz
  • One Last Night Stand by Bridgette Portman
  • Space Junk by Kristin Anundsen
1313 4/23/12 Hope's Last Chance
(Success story)
Rod McFadden Developmental reading
1312 4/23/12 FISH Pat Pfeiffer Developmental reading
1311 4/16/12 My Visit to America Chas Belov Developmental reading
1310 4/9/12 The Medea Hypothesis
(Success story)
Marian Berges Developmental reading
1309 4/2/12 Samuelson & lyla Candice Benge Developmental reading
1304-1308 3/24/12 24-Hour Play Fest Various Various

Productions of short plays written, rehearsed, and produced in 24 hours:

  • Prosperity by Bill Hyatt, directed by Neil Higgins
  • Twelve Pole Creek by Jennifer Lynne Roberts, directed by Crystal Nezgoda
  • In God We Trust by Christa Butler, directed by Amy Crumpacker
  • Enough by Charlie Lerrigo, directed by Alicia Sanders
  • In the Diner by Ross Smith, directed by Dave Garrett
1298-1303 2/10-18/12 Counting on Love, and Other Stories of the Heart ...in the age of Mappo (co-production with Treat Street Theatre Company) Rod McFadden and Don Samson Carol Eggars, Anna Budd, Suzanne Birrell, Crystal Nezgoda, Greg Young

Full productions of the following short plays by Rod McFadden (member) and Don Sansom (non-member):

  • Counting on Love by Rod McFadden
  • Sunday at Buckley's by Don Sansom
  • Love Birds by Rod McFadden
  • On the Nose by Rod McFadden
  • Sally by Don Sansom
  • A Sudden Past by Rod McFadden
1297 12/6/11

Un-Hinged (Success story)

Krista Knight Joy Brooke Fairfield
1296 11/10/11 As Is - No Warranty Jaene Leonard Developmental Reading
1295 11/9/11 The Possibility Vonn Scott Bair Developmental Reading
1294 11/2/11 The unbearable lightness of Fishing John Pennington Developmental Reading
1293 10/26/11 A Plague of Miracles Dave Schreiber Developmental Reading
1292 10/12/11 Croesus Bridgette Dutta Portman Developmental Reading
1291 10/5/11 Arches, Balance, and LighT (Success story) Mary Spletter Developmental Reading
1290 7/19/11 Crossing the Chasm Rod McFadden Developmental Reading
1289 7/12/11 ThE PENNSYLVANIAN Jennifer Lynne Roberts Developmental Reading
1288 6/14/11 Glickman's Third Act AJ Baker Suze Allen
1287 6/2/11 Claire Akerman Finds God Christa Butler Developmental Reading
1286 5/26/11 Something Like Adultery Stan Arma Developmental Reading
1285 5/24/11 Smithereen Leah Halper Developmental Reading
1284 5/17/11 Friar Lazaro, or the King of Terrors
(Success story)
Bridgette Portman Developmental Reading
1283 5/10/11 Japanese Demons (and How to Date Them) Kirk Shimano Developmental Reading
1275-1282 3/18-4/9/11 Sheherezade XI Various Ann Thomas, Brady Brophy-Hilton

Full productions of the following short plays:

  • Emergency Contact by Eamon MacAodhagain
  • Fear Sells by Tom Bruett
  • iWhat by VB Leghorn
  • Many Winters by Leah Halper
  • My Visit with Father Brody by Andrew Black
  • Oil and Water by Jaene Leonard
  • Paul der Krake by Bridgette Portman
  • Proposition Ate by Kirk Shimano
1274 1/20/11

Merchants
(Success story)

Susan Sobeloff Developmental Reading
1273 1/13/11 The Lady Scribblers
(Success story)
Michaela Goldhaber Developmental Reading
1272 1/6/11 Concepción Mary Ann Rogers Developmental Reading

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