Asking For Trouble 2008: Series A


ASKING FOR TROUBLE 2008: more trouble than you can handle

Youngblood just turned FIFTEEN – and to celebrate a decade and a half of supporting the best young playwrights, we’ve invited them all back to the fold for our annual SPEED THEATRE CHALLENGE.

Forty-one Youngblooders past and present drew the names of a director and a cast of actors from a hat, and have ONE WEEK to write them a short play, which have (less than) ONE WEEK to rehearse before going up in Youngblood’s biggest short play festival ever.

Forty-one writers. Thirty-five directors. One hundred and twenty actors. Fifteen years of Youngblood. And only one ASKING FOR TROUBLE


Series A Performance Schedule:
Tues 10/21 @ 7pm
Fri 10/24 @ 9pm
Sat 10/25 @ 2pm

Written by: Zakiyyah Alexander, Lucy Alibar, Delaney Britt Brewer, Anna Moench, Qui Nguyen, Erica Saleh, Phil Schmiedl, Crystal Skillman*, Maggie Smith, Lloyd Suh*

Directed by: Isaac Butler, Shoshona Currier, Tamara Fisch, John Giampetro, Kel Haney, Kitt LaVoie, Jeff Lewonczyk, JV Mercanti, R.J. Tolan*

Featuring: Pepper Binkley, Havilah Brewster, Stefanie Bubnis, Raul Castillo, Paul Coffey, Alison Crane, Helen Farmer, Jenny Gomez, Delphi Harrington*, Mattie Hawinson, Dave Hurwitz, Fay Ann Lee, Polly Lee*, Erin Mallon, Sarah Matthews, Jared McGuire, Lori McNally, Bobby Moreno, Johnny Pruitt, Nathan Robinson, Marc Santa Maria, Ted Schneider, Claire Siebers, Caroline Tamas, Gordon Tashjian

Stage Managers: Eliza Jane Bowman and Michal Mendelson
EST OctoberFest Producer: Annie Trizna

* denotes member of EST

November 28
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