All posts by John N. Frank

Coming this November: “New Year’s Eve at Grandma’s House”

Join the 2nd Act Players this November for a unique look at the American immigrant experience in this all-new, two-act drama, New Year’ Eve at Grandma’s House. An Italian-American family gathers to celebrate New Year’s Eve 1960, its first without the family patriarch. The country is changing with the election of the first Catholic president ...

Thank you to our #MeToo Play Festival audiences and…

With only one show left this weekend for our #MeToo Play Festival, we want to say thank you to our audiences, our sponsors, our actors, playwrights, post-show-panelists, director, crew and our donors. This has been the most powerful work we have done in the five years since the 2nd Act Players came into existence. Theater ...

Meet #MeToo Play festival Actor Jasmine Richman

Six highly talented actors are performing multiple roles in the six scripts that are part of the 2nd Act Players #MeToo Play Festival. Here one of them, Jasmine Richman, talks about acting, her characters and the plays. To see her on stage, buy your tickets by clicking here. Only two shows left, Saturday at 7:30 ...

Meet #MeToo Play festival actor Barbara Harris

The 2nd Act Players #MeToo Play Festival will star six amazing actors, each of whom will be playing a variety of roles in our six short plays. Today, read about Barbara Roeder Harris and then click here to buy your tickets for the festival's final two shows Saturday and Sunday. 1. What prompted you to become an ...

Meet #MeToo Play festival Actor Jeff Watkins

The 2nd Act Players #MeToo Play Festival stars six amazing actors, each of whom will be playing a variety of roles in our six short plays. Today, read about Jeff Watkins and then click here to buy your tickets for the festival's final two shows Saturday and Sunday. 1.What prompted you to become an actor? It started ...

Meet #MeToo Play Festival actor Lee Kanne

The 2nd Act Players #MeToo Play Festival stars six amazing actors, each of whom will be playing a variety of roles in our six short plays. Today, read about Lee Kanne and then click here to buy your tickets for the festival's final two shows Saturday and Sunday. 1. What prompted you to become an actor? I ...

Opening weekend audiences give unanimous ‘thumbs up’ to #MeToo Play Festival

Opening weekend audiences were overwhelmingly positive in their praise for the 2nd Act Players' #MeToo Play Festival, with 100% of those who filled out evaluation forms saying they would recommend the festival to a friend. In addition, 93% rated the performances as either excellent or good. "These plays and these actors really connected with our ...