The Plays

All readings are free and open to the public at the Truro Public Library



by Joseph M. Paprzycki

Taking place in two adjoining cottages on the water in North Truro, Massachusetts in the summer of 2022, this play deals with a married gay couple, their young son, and their long-time friend. When it's discovered that their son might be involved in a relationship with their middle-aged friend, they must all deal with the feelings of anger, confusion, betrayal, and regret that could threaten the fabric of their relationships.

Reading performed by:
Luke Bosco, Fermin Rojas, Linda Fiorello, James Wojcik and John Dennis Anderson.

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by Fermin Rojas

Lady Liberty discovers she loves to talk. So, when she accidentally walks into a theater full of people, she decides to take a break from her daily life to spend a moment in time ruminating about her experiences, memories and plans for the future.

Reading performed by:
Julia Salinger, Sallie Tighe, Luke Bosco, Sam Sewell, Trevor Pittinger, John Dennis Anderson and Qya Cristál as Libby.

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THE BOATHOUSE by Will Hildreth


By Will Hildreth

Saturday, December 17, 2022 - 2:00 p.m.

The Boathouse is the story of a challenging relationship between two Provincetown families, a long-time Provincetown fishing family (The Atkins - Sally, Miles, and their teenage son Ethan) and the other “wash ashore” gay couple Bob & Steve Dunn-McDonald. The play explores themes of gentrification, addiction, class tensions, and conflict that transpires after the Dunn-McDonalds buy a home next to the Atkins and begin extensive renovations.

Reading performed by:
Joseph M. Paprzycki, Beau Jackett, Jennifer Cabral, Steve Myerson, John Dennis Anderson, Fermin Rojas, Stuard Derrick and Julia Salinger.

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By Linda Fiorella

Saturday, January 21, 2023 - 2:00p.m.

A group of queer friends, led by a middle-aged DJ, drop their emotional masks while hiding out from a militia in a dune shack on Cape Cod.

Reading performed by:
Braunwyn Krist Jackett, Darlene Van Alstyne, Jody O'Neil, Tim Famulare, Jeff Schaffer, Halcyone Hurst, Jamie de Sousa, Jennifer Cabral, and John Shuman

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BEANIE'S LAST STAND by Linda Fiorella


By Gary Garrison

Saturday February 18, 2023 - 2:00p.m.

Five ten-minute plays — comic, comic-dramas and dramas — from Garrison’s acclaimed anthology of the same name.

Reading performed by: Joe Bruno, Nathan Butera, David Drake, Braunwyn Jackett, Kate Levy, Vanessa Rose, Julia Salinger, Sallie Tighe, and Frank Vasello.

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By Julia Salinger

Saturday March 18, 2023 - 2:00p.m.

The story of a daughter and father and their trials and tribulations in having a relationship. You’ll go on adventures from the Bronx botanical gardens, through the ins and outs of a pastrami sandwich and wind up full circle in the miasma of interactions.

Fatty Pastrami by Julia Salinger


By John Dennis Anderson

Saturday, April 15, 2023 - 2:00p.m.

Christopher Isherwood, avowed queer author and devotee of Vedanta, best known for his character Sally Bowles, reflects on his life as an outsider--in his native England, in Berlin between the wars, and in postwar America.

The Readings

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