It’s the 16th annual production of Baltimore’s ten-minute play festival, the Variations Project! See a group of world premiere short plays by local authors, all based on the theme that won our audience vote last year.

For the 2020 project, in addition to the full stage production (directed by Sydney Pope), we’re also presenting a second group of plays as staged readings (directed by Arthur Cleaves). The plays and schedules are below.

VARIATIONS ON VISION the production:

“Seeing the Guru” by R.A. Pauli
“20/20” by Shelbi Lauren Nelson
“Gone Vision” by John Sowalsky
“Next Wind” by Sharon Tyrell
“Little Birds” by Chad Short
“Freedom” by Danielle DuPree
“How Women Dance” by Sharon Goldner
“Take Out” by Brandon Rashad Butts
“The Walls You Cannot See” by Rosemary Frisino Toohey
“A Recipe for the Future” by Archie Williams
“Three Cucumbers” by Deborah Carry Amland

Aug 7, 8, 10, 14, 15, 21, 22 at 8pm
Aug 16, 23 at 5pm
Industry Night is Monday 8/10

VARIATION ON VISION the staged reading:

“Good Mothers” by Danielle DuPree
“Paint Me a Picture” by Erin Klarner
“To Be Determined” by Elizabeth Shannon
“Milton Avenue” by Christopher A. Kess
“Box” by Joshua Scheid
“The Unseen Truth” by Linda Wellman
“In the Dark” by Pamela Wilterdink
“A Sight for Sore Eyes” by Colin Riley
“No Rules Pasta” by Emma Howard

Aug 9, 15, 22 at 5pm
Aug 13, 16, 17, 20, 23 at 8pm
Industry Night is Monday 8/17

Thanks to the generous co-sponsorship of our venue, Motor House, tickets to view these streamed events are FREE!

Register at, and we’ll email you with instructions for viewing the performance of your choice.

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