2021 Fathers and Suns 10-Minute Play Podcast

“Fathers and Suns” Podcast Now Available Through July

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Each of the ten-minute plays covers dads and summer, or some fun combination thereof. You will likely laugh, sigh, and maybe even shed a tear or two with each of the featured plays in our latest podcast!

The recorded performances will be audio only and available on our website through the end of July 2021.

Enjoy the podcast!

-Ana Kormos and Jim Hewlett, WTC Podcast Co-Organizers


Featured Scripts (In Order of Podcast Appearance)
  • Fathers Day Monologue by Ron Rosenfeld:
    • A middle-age father completes a questionnaire about what it means to be a father today.
    • Cast:
      • George Werther
    • Directed by Ron Rosenfeld

  • Racing the Sun by Michael Waterson:
    • A father must choose whether to keep his son safe and lose his admiration, or to risk his life and keep his idolization.
    • Cast:
      • Ray – Luke Meyers – St. Helena, CA, IMDB, lukemyers@me.com
      • Sonny – Richard Pallaziol – Napa CA
      • Elizabeth – Linda Howard – Vallejo CA
    • Written and Directed by Michael Waterson – Napa CA, facebook.com/michaelwaterson; Twitter: @m_waterson

  • Floral Deliveries by Marilynn Barner Anselmi:
    • When Brandon discovers his newborn son may be disabled, he learns the depths of responsibility and love.
    • Cast:
      • ESTELLE DAYTON: Tammy A. Robinson, Rocky Mount, NC
      • BRANDON DAYTON: Anthony Cunningham, Rocky Mount, NC
        MAN IN WAITING ROOM: Otis O. Chancey, Nashville, NC
      • NURSE: Barbara Andersen, Rocky Mount, NC
      • FLORAL DELIVERY PERSON: Kim Greene, Rocky Mount, NC
    • Directed by Marilynn Barner Anselmi

  • Sunny by Jodi Antenor:
    • Sunny asks her father Daniel, again, why he decided to name her Sunny. Daniel is finally ready to answer the question after avoiding it for so many years.
    • Cast:
    • Music: www.bensound.com
    • Co-Directed and Co-Produced by Bethany Dickens Assaf
    • Written, Co-Directed, and Co-Produced by Jodi Antenor

  • Stephanie. From the Posters by Samantha Marchant:
    • Mike and Paul are both fathers of teenage girls. Paul wants to ask Mike if his daughter, Stephanie, can stay at Mike’s house and hand out candy to trick-or-treaters with Mike’s daughter and her friends, but something is holding him back. An examination on parenthood and how scary real life can be.
    • Written by Samantha Marchant, Buffalo, New York, twitter.com/svakimar
    • Music by the Rorschach Tapes, Buffalo, New York, twitter.com/RorschachTapes
    • Cast:



  • Surf’s Up by Ken Levine:
    • 50-something year old Peter announces to his Millennial daughter that he has quit his job to experience an “endless summer” of surfing around the world.
    • Written and Directed by Ken Levine
    • Cast:
      • Wendy: Elizabeth Saydah
      • Peter: Harry Murphy
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