September in Eden Prairie brings the return of our Collection of One Acts, a selection of unpublished works hand-picked for your enjoyment. The evening (or afternoon) includes a delightful mix of comedy and drama, and light refreshments will be served. Audience members can bring their own beer or wine.
Riley-Jacques Barn (Map)
9100 Riley Lake Road, Eden Prairie
September 15 and 16 at 7:30 pm
September 17 at 2:00 pm
September 21 - 23 at 7:30
September 24 at 2:00 pm
Evening performances are $15 for general seating, $20 for premium seats.
Matinee performances are $10 for general seating, $15 for premium seats.
Tickets can be purchased at the door (cash and check only) or online (available soon) for a small additional fee.
The Thursday, September 21 performance is pay-what-you-can if you purchase at the door.
Our selections for 2017 Collection of One Acts are:
Taking Things in Hand
by Marj O’Neill-Butler
directed by Lori Alsdurf
May, an older woman, thinks her friend Dorothy is lonely and wants to set her up. Dorothy resists when May suggests dating, but May has already set up her profile on media websites. After one failed “meet” May is about to give up, but Dorothy wants to get involved and learn about using the internet for dating.
A Place that Looks Like Davenport
by Paul Lewis
directed by Matthew Kraft
A middle-aged couple in Davenport, Iowa, are grieving the loss of their only son, who was struck by a foul-ball line drive at a minor league baseball park. One night they have an unexpected visitor: the rookie shortstop who hit the ball into the stands.
Don't Bleed On Me (or Clothes Minded)
by Andy Rassler
directed by Liz Michaelson
A white load of socks is thrown into a panic when a colored sock is mistakenly thrown into the load.
From Sex to Oatmeal
by Richard Karulf
directed by Deb Karulf
The play follows Annie, an idealistic college woman who walks a tightrope as a peacemaker and mediator between Lilly, her career-oriented mother, and Henry, her quick-tempered grandfather, after the death of her grandmother. Her goal is to reunite the family, but this proves challenging.
Romeo and Juliet: Epilogue
by William Sikorski
directed by David Durkee
The subsequent criminal investigation. Detectives Davis and Stanley interrogate Friar Lawrence at the Verona 41st Precinct Police Station.
by Martin Blank
directed by Chad Giefer
A politically opposite married couple tries to survive going green and a morning commute without killing each other.
The Eden Prairie Players Advisory Committee meets about once a month to choose upcoming productions, decide on actions, policies, and procedures, and plan for the future.
Monday, September 18, 6:30 PM
Monday, October 16, 6:30 PM
Eden Prairie City Center
The meetings are open to members of the Eden Prairie Players community and the public.