Election Day

3M, 2F (85 min)

Michael Ray Escamilla and Lorenzo Pisoni in Election Day at Second Stage Theatre (Photo by Joan Marcus)

It’s Election Day, and Adam knows his over-zealous girlfriend will never forgive him if he fails to vote. But when his sex starved sister, an eco-terrorist, and a mayoral candidate willing to do anything for a vote all show up, Adam finds that making that quick trip to the polls might be harder than he thought.

An outrageous comedy…at double-espresso speed.” —The New York Times

Ridiculously entertaining…cute and cutting.” —Variety

Laugh-out-loud.” —Back Stage

Published by Samuel French and found in New Playwrights: The Best Plays of 2008, by Smith and Kraus.

Production History:

Baldwin New Play Festival, UCSD Department of Theatre and Dance, April 2006.  (Directed by Jerry Ruiz)

Second Stage Theatre, Uptown Series, New York, July-August 2007.  (Directed by Jeremy Dobrish)

Theatre Seven, Chicago, IL, August 2008.  (Directed by Brant Russell)


Above photo: Larry Herron in Election Day at the Baldwin New Play Festival  (Photo by Manuel Rotenberg)