Our Future

April 19

Passing the Baton, with Michael Zelenka as Dr. Joseph Applegate, will be performed at the River Park Inn for the Episcopal Church Women of St. Mary's Episcopal Church.

And then...on April 27...

Admission is free.
Seating is limited, however.
Reservations are Required.
Go to Eventbrite to reserve your ticket now.
Who What When Where Our Playwrights Our Actors

Ages and Stages

Five ten minute plays, five actors...and YOU, the audience!

What?

An evening of readings of ten-minute plays!

Hear a great group of actors read five fun and thought-provoking short plays by writers from around the country that will take you through all of life's stages as you listen and watch.

When?

Friday, April 27, 2018 at 6 pm

Where?

Courtyard by Marriott at 610 Wells Road in Orange Park, FL. Click here for a map. Plenty of parking on site.

How much?

Admission is free, but reservations are required (due to limited seating capacity). Please visit our Eventbrite page to make reservations today!
Beer, wine, and soft drinks available to purchase from the Marriott's bar.

More Details:

Our Playwrights




Rachel Bublitz (Lean in with Liz!) is an award winning and internationally produced playwright. She has worked with Playwrights Foundation, SF Playhouse, 20% Theatre Company Chicago, Salt Lake Acting Company, Outvisible Theatre Company's Detroit New Works Festival, Wyoming Theater Festival, Custom Made Theatre, This Is Water Theatre, Plan-B Theatre, and many others. Awards include: Actors Theatre of Louisville's 2017 Heideman Finalist, 2017 ATHE Excellence in Playwriting Finalist, and PlayGround's June Anne Baker Prize. When she isn't writing, she's chasing after her two viking-like children and learning about the seasons in her new home of Salt Lake City, Utah. www.RachelBublitz.com




Daniel Guyton (Dead Giveaway) is an award-winning playwright and screenwriter from Atlanta, Georgia. His stage plays have been produced over 400 times around the world, and he has been published in over 40 anthologies and solo publications, including several of the Best American Short Plays collections. He is a theatre professor at Georgia State University, and is a member of the Dramatists Guild and the Writers Guild of America East. He is also the Vice Chair of the Professional Division of the Georgia Theatre Conference. He recently won the Best Horror Screenplay Award from the Los Angeles Film & Script Festival, as well as the Judge's Choice and Audience Choice Awards for the Short and Sweet Festival in Sydney Australia. For more information, please visit: www.danguyton.com.




Marj O'Neill-Butler (Missed Connections) is a member of the Dramatists Guild and the International Center for Women Playwrights. Produced Plays: True Blue, Julia Tuttle: The Mother of Miami, Being Ferried, Taking Things in Hand, Looking for Seasonal Work, Gwen Has A Date, Pickup, Portable Diners, It’s All in the Eye, They Called It Teasing, Special Delivery, Flight Fright, Leaving Home, What If?, Scavenger Hunt, Missed Connections, and a reader’s theatre script The Women of the Beat Generation. A published playwright and mother of two grown sons, Marj is a proud member of Equity and SAG-AFTRA. Visit her online at MarjONeill-Butler.com.




Rich Orloff (A Womb with a View) is the author of 18 full-length plays (mostly comedies, mostly award-winning) and 80 short plays, which have had over 1700 productions on six of the seven continents - and a staged reading on Antarctica. Seven of his comedic one-acts have been published in the annual Best American Short Plays anthology, more than any other playwright in recent history. Although he lives in NYC, he loves Florida and would like more reasons to visit, especially if they're deductible business expenses. www.richorloff.com




Cary Pepper (Gram Scams) has had work presented throughout the United States and internationally.

Among his full-length plays, How It Works won the 2012 Ashland New Plays Festival and Cufflinked was a semifinalist for the 2014 festival. Among his one-act plays, The Walrus Said won the Religious Arts Guild Playwriting Competition; Small Things won the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival 2006 One Act Play Contest; Party Favors won the 2016 Goshen Peace Play Contest. Most recently, How's Bruno? marked Cary's second appearance in the LaBute New Theater Festival.

Cary is a member of the Dramatists Guild, and a four-time contributor to Applause Books' Best American Short Plays series (Small Things; House of the Holy Moment; Come Again, Another Day; Irish Stew). www.carypepper.com

Our Actors

(Check back for updates as casting continues!)



Milan Alley (Assistant A, A Womb with a View; Elizabeth, Lean in with Liz!) is honored to be making her debut with Clamour Theatre Company, though this is far from her first rodeo. Favorite credits include Potemkin in ABET's Celebration, Iris in The 5&Dime's The Comparables, and Liza in The Boy From Oz at ABET. Milan earned her BA in Religious Studies from Florida State University, and currently works in the finance industry.




David Girard (Technician, A Womb with a View; Robert, Dead Giveaway) was most recently seen in his one man show, "The Other Side." Other credits include: opening for Nikki Giovanni with Griot3, performing at the Nuyorican Poets Café, The Baruch Performing Arts Center and Lincoln Center in New York City, The Exonerated, Julius X, Twilight: Los Angeles 1992, Crumbs, Angels in America, The Full Monty, Gem of the Ocean, Starring Me, Superior Donuts, Spunk, The Trojan Women, Passing Strange, August: Osage County, The Whipping Man, Topdog/Underdog, and Fences.

David Girard was born in Jacksonville, Florida, the son of a police officer and a clerical technician. He spent years on the spoken word scene before his first venture as a playwright, Cross Examination, debuted. He followed up with a second effort, Conversations with the Devil, which he wrote and directed. David's creative journey continued as he collaborated with Al Letson and Larry Knight to form Griot3. Their initial project, Griot: He Who Speaks the Sweet Word, was accepted into the International Fringe Festival in New York. David received the Players by the Sea Pelican Award for Best Actor and Best Original Screen Play for his work in Griot: He Who Speaks The Sweet Word.

David continues to grow artistically. He is currently working with a comedy troupe, "Awkward Silence" and is currently working on a music album with the group, "The Lee Summer Collective. .




Rhodie Jackson (Supervisor, A Womb with a View; Denise, Dead Giveaway ) is excited to be a part of Ages and Stages. Rhodie just directed her second production, The Clean House, at ABET. She directed last year's 4000 Miles there as well. Rhodie is no stranger to the local theatre stage, having just been seen as Katherine in Phase Eight's production of Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost at the WJCT Studios, and as Drea in The Call at The 5&Dime. She has also reprised her role as Zora Neale Huston in A Tea with Zora and Marjorie with A Classic Theatre. Rhodie has been a tribe member in HAIR- The American Tribal Rock Love Musical at Amelia Community Theatre. Rhodie has also been on stage at Atlantic Beach Experimental Theatre (ABET), Players by the Sea and has even appeared at The Limelight in St. Augustine. You can see Rhodie in The 5&Dime's upcoming production of The Laramie Project opening in June. Rhodie is on the Board of Directors at ABET and also serves as the Volunteer Coordinator for The 5&Dime! Thank you for coming out to support Local Playwrights and Artist.




Anne Kraft (Assistant B, A Womb with a View; Great-Aunt Lizzie, Lean in with Liz!; Grandma, Gram Scams) A St. Augustine native, Anne spent most of her life in New York City where she worked in every off-Broadway show that came along! After 30+ years, she found herself back in her hometown. Co-founder of the Limelight Theatre, she "retired" after 14 years. Anne is on the Board of A Classic Theatre and Romanza St. Augustine. Her recent stage work includes the one-woman play, The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion at ABET and Waltz of the Toreadors at City Repertory Theatre in Palm Coast. She also directed Nunsense II for the Flagler Playhouse and Love, Loss and What I Wore for A Classic Theatre. Anne is also a ballroom dancer and enjoys dancing in amateur competitions.




Blythe Scott (New Kid, A Womb with a View; Liz, Lean in with Liz!; Rosie, Missed Connections) is a native Floridian artist, and is thrilled to perform with Clamour Theatre Company. She was last seen on stage as Mary Jane Hanrahan in Phase Eight's production of Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train. She was also nominated for an award for her portrayal of Miss Bingley in Theater Jacksonville's Pride and Prejudice. Blythe is currently involved in several local film projects.




Eric Yarham (Bob, Missed Connections; Michael, Gram Scams) excited to be a part of his second reading with Clamour Theatre Company! Eric has been seen recently in Floyd Collins (Skeets), A New Brain (Doctor), City of Angels (Jimmy), and more. He'd like to extend his gratitude to Elaine for this opportunity, to his partner, and to his dog Tucker for his limitless patience and support.

And then....on April 30

We will be at the Shepherd's Center of Orange Park for a lunchtime presentation about the Clamour Theatre Company and a performance of Old Ladies Who Lunch by Anne R. Gibbons with Harry Breitner, Brenda Cohn, Lynn Fugate, and Barbara Wells.

Our Past

A Porch Play

Clamour was delighted to be part of the River Park Inn's 20th Anniversary Celebration on Sunday, July 16, 2017. We shared the bill with Greg Solomon of OcalaCadabra and produced a script-in-hand performance of a new play, "Passing the Baton," featuring Grant Alford. Click here for more details. The piece has been presented on 3 subsequent occasions. In August 2017, it was performed again at the River Park Inn with Mr. Alford. In January 2018, it was done at Penney Farms Town Hall for the Penney Farms Historical Society with Michael Zelenka. Mr. Zelenka performed it a second time for the VIA's 135th Anniversary Celebration in Green Cove Springs in February 2018.

5 @ 7

Clamour's second evening of readings of ten minute plays was held at the Urban Bean on Friday, June 23rd, 2017. Click here for details on this great event featuring five plays by playwrights from across the country read by five local actors.

The Future is Female Festival

Clamour Theatre Company was proud to kick-off our theatrical life as an outpost of The Future is Female Festival on March 16, 2017. Click here for details on this cross-country event involving five northeast Florida playwrights and five new ten-minute plays.

Pitch in the Park

Clamour was awarded second place at the first annual Pitch in the Park on Saturday, January 21, 2017! Check it out here.

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