Short Play Festival - NYC 2022 - July 07 - June 26, 2022

Be Bold! Productions

 Who's Who 

  • Dwight Watson head shot

    Dwight Watson

    as Meter Maid McGee - Playwright/Director

    Dwight Watson’s plays have been produced and/or developed nationally and internationally by Studio Arena Theatre (NY), Springs Ensemble Theatre (CO) Poor Box Productions (India), Breakthrough Productions (Scotland), among others. Author of the book, ORIGINAL MONOLOGUES THAT SHOWCASE YOUR TALENT (Allworth), Dwight’s short plays and monologues are featured in numerous publications including THE BEST TEN-MINUTE PLAYS OF 2020 (Smith and Kraus) and DUO!: THE BEST SCENES FOR THE 21ST CENTURY (Applause Books). Professor of Theater and LaFollette Distinguished Professor of the Humanities Emeritus at Wabash College, his most recent full-length plays, THE BLACKSMITH'S BOOK and VIC-TO-RI-A , can be found on New Play Exchange. Dwight is a member of the Dramatists Guild and Howl Playwrights

  • Jamie Ritchie-Watson head shot

    Jamie Ritchie-Watson

    as Meter Maid McGee - Office McGee

    is pleased to be a part of the Short Play Festival and creating the character of Officer McGee in METER MAID McGEE. Jamie’s extensive performance credits includes Blanche in A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, Sally in TALLEY'S FOLLY, Cynthia in THE REAL INSPECTOR HOUND, Claire in THE VISIT, Mrs. Lintott in THE HISTORY BOYS, and Lady Bountiful in THE BEAUX' STRATAGEM, among others. She created the role of Paralee March in DAPPLE GRAY, and toured in the one-woman play, EDEN CREEK. She received her BFA in acting from Ohio University. During her years as a resident actor at Wabash College, Indiana, Jamie also directed outreach programs and served as an Associate Director of Admission for the College.

  • James Phillips head shot

    James Phillips

    as Meter Maid McGee- Randy Cope

    is an Associate Professor of Theatre at Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh, NY. He has also taught at Wabash College and Belhaven College. He has worked from coast to coast as an actor, director, and sound designer. He is a founding member of Capitol City Improv and Teatre de la Fleur, commedia troupe. He recently performed EVERY BRILLIANT THING and for several years he performed David Sedaris' THE SANTALAND DIARIES, including at Railroad Playhouse in Newburgh. Recent productions include: THE WOLVES, LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST, TOMFOOLERY, OH THE HUMANITY, and THE LARAMIE PROJEC.

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