The 2001 Lex-Ham Short Play Festival consisted of 4 plays all with the theme of neighbors.  

The plays included:
    Cabin Fever by Joan Schenkar
    Chinamen by Michael Frayn
    Is That The Bus To Pittsburgh? by Jean Lenox Toddie
    The Neighbors by Zona Gale

Bradley Hayward directed Chinamen and Is That The Bus To Pittsburgh?.  

Stephanie Ray Long directed Cabin Fever and The Neighbors.

See a video of Bradley Hayward and Stephanie Ray Long describing their shows - requires Quick Time player.

The performances were held at Skyline Tower, 1247 Saint Anthony, Saint Paul on:

7:30 p.m., March 1, 2, and 3, and 2:00 p.m., March 3, 2001 Cabin Fever and The Neighbors
7:30 p.m., March 8, 9, and 10, and 2:00 p.m., March 10, 2001 Chinamen and Is That The Bus to Pittsburgh?

Read the program from the show.

The Lex-Ham Community Theater performed Is That The Bus To Pittsburgh? at the 2001 Minnesota Association of Community Theatres Play Festival in Brainerd on Friday, March 16, 2001.
Cast members included Rose Johnson, Heidi Walsh, and Ed O'Connor.
Also in photo are Bradley Hayward, Director, and Holly Ryan, Stage Manager


Heidi Walsh, Rose Johnson, and Ed O'Connor
Violet (Heidi Walsh), Agatha (Rose Johnson), and Danny (Ed O'Connor) discuss gardening techniques in
Is That The Bus To Pittsburgh?


Jo (Jill Koester) ponders what to do with Barney's (Craig Anderson) coat in Chinamen

Steven (Brian Beermann) consoles Bee (Pat Cullinane) in Chinamen

Jo (Jill Koester) tries to protect the Child's (Zak Forde) young ears in Chinamen


Characters One (Amy Anderson), Two (Michael Breedan), and Three (Tim Reddy) discuss how long it is until Spring in Cabin Fever


Peter (Patrick Algyer) offers a bag of sugar to Inez (Emily Pearl)

Mis' Abel (Susan Rengstorf), Mis' Trot (Chelle Robinson), and Mis' Moran (Colleen Allen) examine a shirt donated by Mis' Hemenway

Mis' Ellsworth (Christine Schoenbauer) and Grandma (Mary Davis) look at the new hat

Ezra (Urban Landreman) questions Mis' Abel (Susan Rengstorf) about the cord wood.

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