Play With Your Food – Spring 2014

Cape Cod Community College’s Department of Arts and Communication is pleased to announce the lineup for this spring's Play with your Food series. The series features local and regional playwrights' original scripts for staged, workshop readings in the Studio Theatre of the Tilden Arts Center. This spring, the series will also include selections of spoken word and performance art in addition to more "traditional" scripts in development.

This semester's selections are:

Friday, February 28
This Time We’ll Make It Work written by CJ Ehrlich

Friday, March 7
Mat Rose: Mentalist created and performed by Mat Rose

Friday, March 14
Selections from Meanwhile…Elsewhere written by Mwalim
Spoken Word Selections written by Tamora Engle

"The decision to include works outside the scope of conventional playwriting was prompted by the recent increase of submissions of more varied styles of performance art," comments Vana Trudeau, the Theatre program coordinator and producer of the series. "Although the piece by Mat Rose is not a play, it is a unique style of theatricality which incorporates scripted work, audience interaction, and improvisation and it’s our hope that audience feedback at this stage will help the artist develop his craft."

Additionally, selections of spoken word poems by CCCC graduate Tamora Engle will be presented as monologues read by various actors. Also featured are a number of short plays by Mwalim (MJ Peters), associate professor of English and Director of African Studies at UMass Dartmouth, and a full length play by CJ Ehrlich entitled: This Time We’ll Make It Work.

The readings will begin at 7:00 pm each night, and each evening concludes with a talk-back session with the author, director and actors.

For more information, contact Vana Trudeau, Theatre Program Coordinator: