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    2022 SaraSolo SpringFest

    March 23 - March 27 2022

    Meet the solo artists as they talk with Ann Morrison and Blake Walton about their performances.

    Douglas S. Hall

    Sea Wall and an afterward

    Angela Bond

    Tennessee Psalms

    Sharon Ohrenstein

    Rhapsody For Golda

    Zach Wegner

    The Youthful Adventures of Damon Dukirk

  • March 23 - March 27

    Presenting four unique solo artists 

    in The Black Box Theater at New College, 

    in a variety of styles, all of which are being performed for the first time.

    The SpringFest is dedicated in honor of our Co-founder and first Board President David A. Coyle who passed away in October

    $10 & $22 Tickets are on sale now!

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    The Black Box Theater/New College of Florida

    Hamilton Center

    5845 General Dougher Pl, Sarasota, FL 34243

    The Solo Artists

    Angela Bond

    Tennessee Psalms

    Wed. 3/23 @8, Thurs. 3/24 @6, Sat. 3/26 SOLD OUT

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    Written and adapted by Angela Bond

    Directed by Vickie Daignault

    Bond explores her southern roots through 1920s stories from her grandfather – the good, the bad, and the ugly. Chapters are punctuated by live music from a local Bluegrass band including Preston Boyd. World Premiere

    Angela Bond has been performing professionally for over 40 years. Now residing in Bradenton, she grew up in North Carolina. Her mother was from Tennessee, her father was from Virginia, and her southern roots run deep. Experience includes Broadway, regional, and Europe plus a smattering of TV and film.

     

    Zach Wegner

    The Youthful Adventures of Damon Dukirk

    Sat 3/26 @3, Sat 3/26 @8

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    Written by Kieran Carroll

    Directed by Stephen Cedars

    An episodic monologue about a hedonistic young poet who takes us from central Germany to the Pacific Ocean on a ride into his successes, poor decisions, romantic dreams, and great hopes of his wild literary life. World Premiere

    Zach Wegner recently appeared in WORSE THAN TIGERS and RAW PASTA at The New Ohio directed by Jaclyn Biskup, THE GLASS MENAGERIE with The Hypocrites in Chicago and Joe Orton's LOOT at The Westport Country Playhouse. New York: GOD STEELING (Theater 54), HOT STEAMS directed by Jaclyn Biskup (45 Bleecker & NY Fringe), ORGANIC SHRAPNEL (Theater 54) THE OTHER DAY (The Robert Moss), THE DEEP THROAT SEX SCANDAL (45 Bleecker), RICH BOYFRIEND (The New Group), Harold Pinter’s A SLIGHT ACHE and THE LOVER (Cellar Door). Regional: THE OTHER DAY (Pilsen), THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH (Bristol Riverside), NEVER THE SINNER (TheatreWorks). Television: "Law & Order: Criminal Intent." A graduate of The School at Steppenwolf, The British American Drama Academy and is often found at HB Studio. https://zachwegner.com/

     

    Sharon Ohrenstein

    Rhapsody For Golda

    Wed. 3/23 @6, Sat. 3/26 @ 1, Sun. 3/27 @3

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    Book and Lyrics by Sharon Ohrenstein

    Music, Music Direction, and Accompaniment by David Ohrenstein

    Directed by Blake Walton

    A bold, touching, and sometimes humorous musical tale of a girl named Golda (Meir), who armed with only a belief in herself and the cause of Zionism, embarks on what becomes a heroine’s journey to shape, build and save Israel. World Premiere     

     

    Sharon is thrilled to be back with SaraSolo. She began performing leading and featured roles in musicals and operettas, then traveled with husband David to New York, Ontario and Florida with the Fabulous Ohs concert duo. Her great love is writing for the musical stage – new works include RHAPSODY FOR GOLDA, ELIZABETH OF RUSSIA, THREE QUEENS and the opera PATRA. http://dsoworks.com/

    Douglas S. Hall

    Sea Wall

    and an afterward

    Thurs. 3/24 @8, Sun. 3/27 @1

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    Written by Simon Stephens (Sea Wall), Curated by Douglas S. Hall (and an afterward)

    Directed by Michole Biancosino

    Alex, who has a good life, tries to make sense of his love, loss, and the possibility of faith when the force of life crashes against him. Also, an afterthought curated by Douglas S. Hall. Area Premiere

    Douglas Hall is an actor, director, and teacher. Acting credits include Red Velvet (Pierre) at freeFall Theatre and the webseries Precious Cargo (Lionel). He was a faculty member at CAP 21/NYU for ten years and is currently on faculty at the University of South Florida where he is head of Musical Theatre and directs the Theatre in Paris program.