Category Archives: John Langs

More Saturday Rehearsals


We just finished our rounds of rehearsal visits and the last two shows are quite different. From Kery Healey we have ‘Atlas Movers’, directed by John Langs. It looks like you will be heading off to intermission with your heart strings having just been tugged. It’s a wonderful little play about the future that may be, framed by deliveries, boxes, and a well meaning mother. That comes right after your funny-bone has been kicked by Peggy Platt and Lisa Koch’s […]

Breakfast and Coincidences


As expected, a lot calmer energy abounds in the room today as people go through the familiar patterns of playwrights talking to directors, actors catching up and grabbing a bite to eat, exchanging compliments and horror stories. Looks like people got sufficient sleep, but there is no denying, everyone could use a couple of extra hours. Keni Cohen and Erin Stewart talk about the playPhoto: Agastya Kohli Three of the playwright/director pairs are repeats of yesterday. Keni Cohen picked Erin […]

The Saturday Lineup


Friday night at 14/48 was fantastic. How will Saturday stack up? Will things get really weird when the writers tackle ‘Overindulgence’? That all remains to be seen, but here is the lineup that will answer those questions in less than ten hours. AtomicWriter – Erin StewartDirector – Keni CohenActors – Darius Pierce, Ryan Spickard, Melissa Fenwick, Sydney Tucker MacrophagesWriter – David SchmaderDirector – Anthony WinklerActors – Emma Bamford, Alyson Bedford, John Farrage The ProgramWriters – Lisa Koch & Peggy PlattDirector […]

Here we go Saturday


The writers and directors are meeting over their plays now, and it looks like Friday was so good the 14/48 gods are trying to recreate it. Three of the pairings will be the same as yesterday – Erin Stewart and Keni Cohen, Peggy Platt, Lisa Koch, and Andy Jensen, and Zoe Fitzgerald and Charles Smith. Zoe and Charles even find themselves in the same slot, closing the night. Your other pairings are David Schmader and Anthony Winkler, Keri Healey and […]

Across the Big Pond, in the Big Theatre


Say hello to Darius Pierce (virgin actor) and Emma Bamford (veteran actor). Emma Bamford and Darius PiercePhoto: Agastya Kohli Darius joins 14/48 from Portland, and Emma is a veteran of 14/48 festival held in Leicester, England. These two out-of-towners are the cast of the only two-hander show, Jennifer Jasper’s Etymology directed by virgin director John Langs. Here is a mini-interview as Emma had her lunch. AK: What is the biggest difference between 14/48 in UK and here?Emma: There are a lot more […]