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The 12 Days of TBTB!

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12 Spotlighted Shows!

12. On the twelfth day of TBTB, Chris Phillips wrote a realistic and heart-warming piece for VPI 2, CLOUD BUSTING. This play is about how people were coping with the isolation of the pandemic. It was directed by Stuart Green and stars Jennifer Bradley, Richard Lear, and Dan Teachout. Please consider donating to TBTB above, and check out this wonderful show: 

11. On the eleventh day of TBTB, Cate Allen created a hilarious show for VPI 4, MENded. This play is about how three men have a weird night on zoom during the pandemic. It was directed by Richard M. Rose and stars Enrique Huili, Fred Backus, and Keith Murfee-DeConcini. Please consider donating to TBTB above, and check out this wonderful show: 

10. On the tenth day of TBTB, Tatiana G. Rivera wrote a phenomenal piece for VPI 4, DO YOU SEE WHAT I SEE? This play is about how people are trying to cope with wearing masks and how sometimes people get targeted by their racial and ethnic backgrounds. It was directed by Ed Setrakian and stars Scott Katzman, AhDream Smith, John Little, and Gaia Visnar. Please consider donating to TBTB above, and check out this wonderful show:

9. On the ninth day of TBTB, Mrinalini Kamath created a cute piece for VPI 6, HUMANS. This play is about dogs that are missing their owners when they are out at work. It was directed by Stuart Green (he/him/his) and stars Rhianna Basore, Jessika Carter-Ross, Ben Rauch, and Lisa Riegel. Please consider donating to TBTB above, and check out this wonderful show: 

8. On the eighth day of TBTB, Jerrod Bogard created a beautiful piece for VPI 3, GOODNIGHT SOMEBODY. This play is about how people are finding themselves through the pandemic. It was directed by AhDream Smith and stars Jennifer Bradley, Sarah Folkins, Ward Nixon, and Nick Walther. Please consider donating to TBTB by visiting our website, and check out this wonderful show:

7. On the seventh day of TBTB, Fareeda Ahmed wrote a comedic play for VPI 1, DIVINE COMEDY. This play is about how one woman needs to clean up her act before she goes down this questionable road. It was directed by Nicholas Viselli and stars Kiera Allen, J. Martin McDonough, and Ann Marie Morelli. Please consider donating to TBTB above, and check out this wonderful show: 

6. Happy New Year! On the sixth day of TBTB, Richard Lear wrote a piece for VPI 6, WE THE PEOPLE. This play is a sci-fi story about survivors traveling to their home planet. It was directed by Fred Backus and stars Shashi Bangera, Carlos Guillermo, Xen Theo, and Everett Quinton. Please consider donating to TBTB above, and check out this wonderful show: 

5. On the fifth day of TBTB, Caroline Aaron created a beautiful piece for VPI 4, LOST AND FOUND. This play is about how a father who passes away, but still helps his friend who is in need. It was directed by Nicholas Viselli and starred J. Martin McDonough, Ben Rauch, Samantha Debicki, and Jon Paul Niang! Please consider donating to TBTB above, and check out this wonderful show! 

4. On the fourth day of TBTB, Anita Hollander created a beautiful piece for VPI 5, SOULS HIGHWAY THE GUITAR LESSON. This play is about how three strangers are linked by three friends. They all met at a guitar lesson. It was directed by David Adam Gill and starred Bree Klauser, Rebecca Quinn Robertson, and AhDream Smith! Please consider donating to TBTB above, and check out this wonderful show! 

3. On the third day of TBTB, Jeff Tabnick wrote an amazing piece for VPI 4, CLOWN FETISH PARTY. This play is about how one woman falls into an alternate universe of clowns and they try to help her get back to her regular life. It was directed by Pamela Sabaugh and stars Dan Teachout, Melissa Jennifer Gonzalez, Rebecca Quinn Robertson, Richard Lear, and Carlos Guillermo. Please check out this wonderful show and consider donating to TBTB above! 

2. On the second day of TBTB, Jerrod Bogard wrote a hilarious show for VPI 5, PARENT TEACHER. This play is about how a gifted student tries to be a know-it-all resulting in someone’s resignation. It was directed by Tamar Kummel and stars George Ashiotis, Stuart Green, Kaisa Penney, and Estrella Tamez! Please donate to TBTB above, and check out this wonderful piece!

1. On the first day of TBTB, Kathryn Grant created a beautiful piece for VPI 1, THE COMFORT ROOM. This play is about how people coped during the lockdown of 2020.. It was directed by Ann Marie Morelli and starred David Harrell and Pearl Rhein. Please donate to TBTB above, and check out this wonderful show!