Our second annual 48-hour festival, co-produced with the Foothill College Theatre Arts Department, explored what happens when two random Shakespeare plays collide. Each play is a combination of one comedy and one tragedy.

The setup

Dates: December 4-6, 2015

Location: Lohman Theatre, Foothill College

Co-producer: Foothill College Theatre Arts Department

Required dialogue: “Go ahead, make my day”

Required prop: a sandwich

Surprise element: a Dr. Seuss reference

48-Hour Play Festival 2015

The plays

La Termina Perfecta

(Comedy of Errors + Othello)

written by Paul Pinza and Rhee Bevere

directed by Paul Pinza

featuring April Culver, Jorge Diaz, Paul Pinza

Are We There Yet?

(The Tempest + Romeo and Juliet)

written by Larry Barrott

directed by Larry Barrott

featuring Vincent Camarda, Ambera De Lash, Brittany Pisoni

The Places You’ll Go

(As You Like It + Macbeth)

written by John Ribovich

directed by John Ribovich

featuring Keenan Flagg, Jacquelyn Pass, Mark Zoren

Something is Mental in the State of Denmark – voted audience favorite, runner up

(A Midsummer Night’s Dream + Hamlet)

written by Doll Piccotto

directed by Shannon deMelo

featuring Jessica Lauren, Mike Meadors, Hannah Rekveldt

BAR-Dialogue – voted audience favorite

(Twelfth Night + Romeo and Juliet)

written by Kimberly and Bryan Martin

directed by Erin Southard

featuring Nicholas Boucher, Giovanni Maciel, Sonia Motlagh

William’s Labours

(Love’s Labour’s Lost + Hamlet)

written by Lori Ann Grass

directed by Jyette Galsgaard

featuring Shawn Andrei, Nicole Martin, Marlena Westley

In Confidence

(The Taming of the Shrew + Othello)

written by Melissa Weinstein

directed by Rebecca Gilbert

featuring Tonya Duncan, Christopher deMelo, Alexandra Velazquez

The Witch Is In

(Much Ado About Nothing + Macbeth)

written by Akemi Okamura

directed by Ivette Deltoro

featuring Roger Hooper, Marvina Reasons, Ivette Deltoro