Three, a trio of new short plays by David Bellantoni, will have its world premiere at 2100 Square Feet on Feb. 11 and will run through March 19. Bellantoni directs two of the plays, Ethan Wolvek the other. Bellantoni also produces, along with Kathryn Bundy and Michael Blaha.
In Laundry a timid young woman hires a hit man to knock off her abusive boss, but the hit man turns out to be completely inept. A comedy of errors ensues with a surprising final resolution.
Sprout is a tragicomedy dealing with farmers vs. industrial developers, with corrupt politicians joining the mix. Foreplay deals with a young man riding the New York subway to a rendezvous with the father who abandoned him twenty years ago.
Bellantoni was born in New York and was educated at George Washington University. He is co-producer and co-writer of the upcoming feature film, "The Matchstick Man."
The cast of Three includes Bundy, Roy Abramsohn, Michelle Allen, Clem Blake, Gerald Brodin, Brian Carpenter, Ed Dollison, Michael Phillips Edwards, Ella Fournier, Annie Grindley, Michael Kaufman, Danny Milner, Michelle Ruff, Gary Sample, Jeff Schubert, Robert Ray Shafer, Helen Siff and Harrison Young.2100 Square Feet is located at 5615 San Vicente Blvd. For credit card reservations call (310) 289-2999. Other reservations and information (310) 358-7644.
-- By Willard Manus
Southern California Correspondent