• Our Next Production

    by  • January 28, 2016

    SlowgirlSLOWGIRL by Greg Pierce

    Production dates:  Feb 26-Mar 13, 2016

    Sterling, a former lawyer turned recluse in the Costa Rican jungle, is surprised by the arrival of his 17-year-old niece, Becky, whom he barely knows.  She is a talkative high-schooler whose parents sent her out of town for a week of obscurity in the wilderness. Unaccustomed to having constant company, Sterling slowly acquires a sense of Becky’s situation, which is disconcertingly similar to his own retreat from the opinions of others, and both realize their own remorse over moral negligences.

    Directed by Rick Flynn
    Produced by Kathy Mola

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    by  • December 31, 2015

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    For Immediate Release – A New Season of Play Readings

    by  • October 18, 2015

    The Ohio Playwrights Circle, in association with the Dayton Theatre Guild, is pleased to offer a season of new play readings at the Caryl D. Philips Theatre Scape in Dayton. You are invited to come and experience these new readings by local playwrights and screenwriters, including scenes, short plays, full plays and screenplays.

    The dates and times for the upcoming readings are:

    October 24, 2015 at 7pm – Six short readings from new playwrights
    December 12, 2015 at 7pm – New script reading
    February 6, 2016 at 7pm – New script reading

    The Dayton Theatre Guild is generously providing their theatre space for these new readings at the Caryl D. Philips Theatre Scape, located at 430 Wayne Ave., Dayton Ohio 45410. Audience members will be asked to participate in brief feedback sessions for the writers. Admission is free and refreshments will be served.

    The Ohio Playwrights Circle (OPC) exists to bring opportunities and education to Ohio playwrights. OPC is a project of the American Artworks Foundation. For additional information please contact Ohio Playwrights Circle at:

    Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Ohio-Playwrights-Circle/269003976491324

    Blog: http://ohioplaywrightscircle.wordpress.com/

    Dayton Theater Guild, 430 Wayne Avenue, Dayton, OH 45410

    Auditions for

    by  • February 3, 2016

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    The Trip To Bountiful by Horton Foote

    Carrie Watts wants to go home. She has been living with her son and daughter-in-law in a small flat in Houston. She is concerned that she is in the way and she is longing to return to her childhood home of Bountiful. With each government check she receives she makes an attempt to go home. She is thwarted each time. Her son is afraid for her safety; her daughter-in-law is afraid she’ll lose the money. Carrie is afraid she may lose herself if she doesn’t get back to Bountiful.

    Production Dates: April 15 – May 1, 2016

    Directed by: Craig Smith
    Produced by: Debra Kent

    Audition Dates: Tuesday March 1 and Wednesday March 2, at 7:00 p.m.

    For more information, visit our Auditions page.