Woods Hole Hosts First Reading Of Falmouth Residentâ€™s Play
By: ENTERPRISE STAFF, April 29, 2014
The Woods Hole Theater Company and Four Squared present the first reading of the comedy “Dog Stories,” a new play in development by Falmouth resident Joe Richards. The play will be read Monday, May 5, at 7:30 PM at the Woods Hole Community Hall, 68 Water Street.
There will be a talk back session immediately after the play. Four Squared is a one-year collaboration by four Cape theaters to develop four new plays written by Cape playwrights. Funding is provided by a grant from the Kaplan Foundation.
Mr. Richards is well known to Woods Hole audiences. His first appearance with the Woods Hole Theater Company was as stage manager in 1983 for “The Skin of Our Teeth.” He acted in “The Death and Life of Larry Benson” and “How I Got That Story.” And he was a puppeteer in 1987 and 1990 with Edward
Gorey’s Magical Oysters Theater Company for “Lost Shoelaces” and “Stuffed Elephants.”
He acted for WHTC in “A Thurber Carnival,” “Old Times,” “The Mound Builders,” “One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest,” “Side Man,” “Born Yesterday,” and most recently as the landlord in “Apartment 3A.” He has directed and appeared as narrator for WHTC’s annual free puppet show “A Child’s Christmas in Wales,” which is held at the Falmouth Public Library.
Reservations can be made by calling 508-540-6525. Admission is free.