Armory Square Playhouse presents "The Holiday Seven"


Amy Doherty holds a BFA in theater from Drake University, A MLS from SU, and is a graduate of the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theater. Several of her plays have had readings by Armory Square Playhouse. An enthusiastic member of Gerard Moses' Saturday Workshop, Amy was twice selected to attend the summer playwriting intensive at Sarah Lawrence College.

Len Fonte's plays include Werewolf, produced by Rarely Done Productions, Wasted Bread, produced by Armory Square Playhouse, Holographic Furniture, Hip/Shake (co-author) for Syracuse Stage Backstory program, the book for the musical, Road Trip, and several comedy murder mysteries. Alchemist of Light , which he wrote with Tom Bisky was seen at the New York International Fringe Festival. Len Fonte is a founding member of Armory Square Playhouse. He teaches playwriting as an adjunct at Syracuse University. A retired high school English and theater the Syracuse City School District, he received his B.A. from St. John Fisher College., and an M.A. in Cinema Studies from New York University. He did graduate work in theater at Northwestern University which he attended on a theater fellowship. This last summer Len was a participant in the Kennedy Center Playwriting Intensive.

Richard Harris is a retired advertising executive, educated at Texas Wesleyan College and Cooper Union and a veteran community theatre actor who attempted to make it in Hollywood. They weren't waiting for him--though he learned a lot. Gerard Moses' Acting Workshop has encouraged him to write and with a cranky muse he is enjoying this new burst of creativity.

Kathy Kramer earned her BA from Empire State College as a returning, non-traditional student and an MLS from Long Island University. As a founding member of 3rd Floor Productions in Ithaca, she has worked in many aspects of theaterplaywriting, acting, directing, producing, and stage crew. Her full-length plays include Colorful Bricks and Fanatics, performed at the Kitchen Theatre, and The Tadpole Stage, and Solitary Lights, presented in several venues in Ithaca. Her one-act, Hearts of Clover, was a finalist in Ohio State Universitys Eileen Heckart Senior Drama Competition and a winner in the Arts/West Humble Play Competition in Athens, Ohio. Among her site-specific plays, two were chosen for Asphalt Jungle Shorts: Taking it to the Streets a festival in Ontario, Canada. Several short works, including You Cant Be Switzerland, have been presented as readings by Armory Square Playhouse, Wolfs Mouth Theater Collective and Auburn Players Second Stage. Most recently, her one-act, Sleeps Through Storms was produced by Theatre Incognita in Ithaca. A film of this play is planned for the near future.

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