Rousuck's Review: "Scharf's Shorts," live at Spotlighters Theatre

Terri Laurino (left) and Glen Charlow in “Our Place,” one of eight short plays in “Scharf’s Shorts" at Spotlighters Theatre. (Photo by Eduard Osterom)

It's time for another visit with Midday theater critic J. Wynn Rousuck, who joins Tom Hall this week with her review of Scharf's Shorts, a collection of short works by local playwright Mark Scharf, presented live in-the-round to open the Spotlighters Theatre's 59th season.

Erin Klarner & Jen Sizer direct an ensemble cast in the eight-play bill: Monument: Nick Cherone & Sean Eustis; Our Place: Glen Charlow & Terri Laurino; Like White on Rice: Beverly Shannon, Mike Papa, & Nick Cherone; Wilderness: Sam David & Glen Charlow; Replay: Mike Papa & Sean Eustis; Off the Grid: Terri Laurino & Sam David; Making Time: Terri Laurino & Nick Cherone; and
The Last Ten: Beverly Shannon & Sean Eustis.

Nick Cherone (left) and Sean Eustis in “Monument,” another of the eight short plays in “Scharf’s Shorts." (photo by Eduard Osterom)

Scharf's Shorts continues LIVE on stage at Spotlighters Theatre through through November 7. For ticket information, click here.

J. Wynn Rousuck has been reviewing theater for WYPR's Midday (and previously, Maryland Morning) since 2007. Prior to that, she was the theater critic of The Baltimore Sun, where she reviewed more than 3,000 plays over the course of 23 years. Her feature coverage for The Sun included a comprehensive series chronicling the development of the Tony Award-winning musical, “Hairspray.” Judy got her start at The Cleveland Press and at Cleveland’s fine arts radio station, WCLV. Her broadcasting experience also includes a year as an on-air theater critic for Maryland Public Television.
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