Top O’ The Morning! – A 10 Minute Play

(This is a play I wrote for a short play festival about a year ago, it's based on an actual cafe in Santa Cruz that has since closed but had about five or six regular customers who went there every morning to discuss the issues of the day, trade stories, and add atmosphere to the … Continue reading Top O’ The Morning! – A 10 Minute Play

Hacks, A Short Play, To Be Performed Over Zoom Tonight

My short play Hacks, a story of two old Hollywood hack screenwriters, is going to be presented tonight over Zoom along with other short plays by the Wine Box Players. Showtime is on September 22 at 7:40PM EDT and will go until 10:30PM EDT, 4:40PM-7:30PM PDT, here's link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3080641380 In Hacks, Nathanael and Herman come … Continue reading Hacks, A Short Play, To Be Performed Over Zoom Tonight

Last Performance of Electric Serenade Tomorrow!

Last of the six performances of my stage play Electric Serenade will be tomorrow Saturday afternoon at 2PM EDT. Venue is Theater for the New City at 155 1st Ave between 9th and 10th Streets in the East Village and part of their 2022 Dream Up Festival. Come by if you happen to be in … Continue reading Last Performance of Electric Serenade Tomorrow!

Putting The Show Together!

The upcoming presentation of my two act stage play Electric Serenade is currently in rehearsal and scheduled to premier on Sunday September 11 at Theater for the New City in East Greenwich Village in lower Manhattan as part of the 2022 Dream Up Festival. Ad for Electric Serenade It's been an exciting experience but also … Continue reading Putting The Show Together!

Electric Serenade Moving Ahead!

There have now been five rehearsals for my full length stage play Electric Serenade and I hear from the director that they're coming along well! I can't be at the rehearsals because they're in New York City and I live in California but I plan on flying out there for the final rehearsals and opening … Continue reading Electric Serenade Moving Ahead!

Coming Up: Electric Serenade

My two act comedy Electric Serenade that I posted about previously is moving ahead! One more performance was added so there will be six shows performed at Theater for the New City's 2022 Dream Up Festival from September 11 to September 17. Project now has a director, Laurence C. Schwartz, a veteran of the New … Continue reading Coming Up: Electric Serenade

Upcoming Stage Play Performance

My two act comedy Electric Serenade will be part of Theater for the New City's 2022 Dream Up Festival! The festival will be happening from August 28th to September 18th, and my play is tentatively scheduled for five performances during the final week from Sunday September 11th to Sunday September 17th. Right now I'm looking … Continue reading Upcoming Stage Play Performance

Upcoming Staged Readings

A short comedic play I wrote will be getting a staged reading along with five other short works on Friday June 24th at 7PM in New York City. The event is being produced by Julia Genoveva who was in my play Funhouse which was staged last April 2-3 by Manhattan Repertory Theatre (link here: https://robertkirkendall.com/2022/04/19/funhouse-one-act-comedy/Continue reading Upcoming Staged Readings

Trip To New York, Part III

Saturday April 2nd, the day of the show! Nan wasn't home so I had a figure out a way to get to the train station. She gave me a couple of numbers of local taxi companies but they were out of business. After trying a few more that didn't come out to Sayreville I decided … Continue reading Trip To New York, Part III

Trip To New York, Part I

Last April 2nd a one act stage play I wrote titled Funhouse made its debut in New York City! It was staged by Manhattan Repertory Theatre and performed at the Chain Theatre on W 36th St, an Off-Off-Broadway venue in midtown. Seeing something I wrote performed in America's theater capitol was a dream come true … Continue reading Trip To New York, Part I