SPF 14: A Different Kind of Strong

Sunday, July 16th @ 11:00 AM PST
Written By Judy Klass
Directed By Darryl Johnson

Fisher and Dad don’t talk much. Fisher goes to high school, and Dad concentrates on work. But they’re sheltering in place together during lockdown, in the Spring of 2020, and that may mean that they have an actual conversation…

Judy Klass: Eight of Judy’s full-length plays and 39 of her one-acts have been produced onstage. Two of her full-lengths and six one-acts have been produced as podcasts. Her full-length play Cell is published by Samuel French/Concord. Her full-length play After Tartuffe is published by Next Stage Press. Her full-length play Country Fried Murder won the SOPS award and was produced at the Shawnee Playhouse. Her full-length play Stop Me If You’ve Heard This One won the Dorothy Silver Award. Many of her short plays have had multiple productions, all over the US. A few have been produced in the UK, Ireland and Canada. Her short plays have appeared in Seven Hills Review, Ponder Review, some scripts literary magazine, The Rockhurst Review, Corvus, Synkroniciti and anthologies like The Best New Ten-Minute Plays 2021 and The Art of the One-Act.

Darryl is a 20-year member of The Road has directed several plays here, including COOPERSTOWN, SMORGASBORD, JIMMY JUMPS, SOAR, THE JUNTO, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, and a plethora of staged readings. His numerous other directorial credits include: INTO THE WOODS, PIPPIN, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, WORKING, THE ACTOR’S NIGHTMARE, PVT. WARS, THE CLEARING, and A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD at venues such as InterAct Theatre, the Met Theatre, The Tiffany, The Matrix, Theatre Neo, Fremont Centre Theatre, Yorba Linda CLO, and the McCoy Rigby Conservatory of the Arts. Darryl attended the USC Film School and the American Film Institute and has directed several films. He runs a business directing and teaching theatre to kids, including a musical theatre summer camp called TheatriCamp.

“A Different Kind of Strong”

Dad – Merrick McCartha*
Fisher – Jordan Moore*
Stage Directions – Danna Hyams*

*Road Company Member