Feb. 13, 2023

”RECESS” by Kara Emily Krantz

”RECESS” by Kara Emily Krantz

RECESS: Two children enact on the playground how they imagine life would be like as adults. But perhaps they are merely practicing for the future, and they are destined to spend their lives together.
Written by Kara Emily Krantz
Directed by Jonathan ...

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Gather by the Ghost Light

RECESS: Two children enact on the playground how they imagine life would be like as adults. But perhaps they are merely practicing for the future, and they are destined to spend their lives together.

Written by Kara Emily Krantz

Directed by Jonathan Cook

Performed by:
Luke Romagnoli as "Lucas", Mia Price as "Georgina", Robert J. LeBlanc as "Adult Lucas", & Chelsea Mahoney as "Adult Georgina"

Intro/Outro music: JK/47

Featured music by Exist Strategy

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Kara Emily Krantz

Playwright

Kara Emily Krantz is a playwright/poet and director from Sturbridge/Worcester, MA. She self-produced her first play, ALL BARK, NO BITE, in 2016, which has gone on to be published and produced around the country. She earned an MFA from NHIA (Dir. Buzz McLaughlin) and penned six full-lengths, including YOU, ME, & ENNUI (W Festival 2018), a screenplay, GRACE NOTE (Storypros International Winner), and her first original pilot, TRACE MEMORY (w/co-writer Amanda Kay Burdine). Over the summer, her short play, “Recess,” won the People’s Choice at the Hollywood Brisk Festival, and more recently she was offered a full-time faculty and directing position at Worcester Academy. She is drawn to the places of our deepest hope and suffering, and inspired to infuse them with meaning, whimsy, and joy. She believes we are all telling the story of our lives and have the wonderful opportunity each moment to choose something better.

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Luke Romagnoli

Voice Actor

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Mia Price

Voice Actor

Award-winning star of the film "Sally's Lullaby".

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Chelsea Glass

Voice Actor

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Exist Strategy

Composer

Composer based in Montreal.

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Robert J. LeBlanc

Playwright / Voice Actor

ROBERT J LEBLANC is a member of the Dramatist Guild and has been performing and writing for various media since the 90s. He is an award-winning playwright, actor, voice actor, and artist, as well as the producer, head writer, host, improviser, and designer of the comedy ensemble, Balderdash Academy, and many of their catalog of shows. He is the lead writer, director, producer, and creator of the live comedy radio show, On the Air!, writer and producer of the Sleuths Mystery Radio podcast, and owner of the interactive mystery-comedy company Sleuths Mystery Entertainment. He writes in several genres with a focus on comedy and the use of comedy in drama. He is the guest writer and performer of Undertow: Simpson Falls episode “Firsts” and was a series developer and writer on Realm’s hit horror series Undertow: Blood Forest.