Get in the Ring for Round TWO of Guts and Glory! ūüí™ūüŹÜ

Squeaky Bicycle Productions’ Velodrome Company presents¬†our annual event:¬†All Guts and Some Glory!¬†Join us for this pay-what-you-will event¬†at¬†Theater for the New City on¬†January 8th at 7pm.¬†It’s a¬†battle of wits¬†that¬†pits playwright against playwright, actor against actor, and has been known to make enemies out of friends (people get¬†real¬†serious about their bar tabs). This incredible competition includes six short scenes written by¬†some¬†very talented¬†playwrights. The best part of this battle¬†royale, is¬†that¬†you¬†get¬†to judge who wins all the glory!


In order to best prepare you for your very important judging duties, we now introduce you to our playwrights:

Returning playwright¬†Emily J. Daly¬†brings with her to the ring¬†Tonight¬†We’re Gonna Party. This¬†short play will be directed by¬†Kate Garfield¬†and star¬†Madeline Ruskin*¬†and¬†Sheila Joon*.¬†

Next, we have returning playwright¬†W.M. Akers. Akers is returning from last season’s winning play¬†Dead Man’s Dinner. He will be¬†competing with¬†The Most Dangerous Cat in the World¬†directed by¬†Jeff Johnson. This¬†piece¬†will feature¬†Ari Rossen*,¬†Robyn Michelle Frank, and¬†Marzy Hart.

Third, we have another returning competitor:¬†Jeff Johnson¬†who¬†comes armed with¬†End of Vacation.¬†The play¬†will be directed by Squeaky Bike’s own¬†Kathryn¬†McConnell, staring¬†Alan Winner*, and¬†Jackie Krim*.

Up next, we have newcomer Elizabeth A.M. Keel¬†with her short play¬†Roadside.¬†This will be directed by¬†Natalie Johnson,¬†starring¬†Catherine Rogala*¬†and¬†Katey¬†Russo.¬†Keel may be new to the arena, but she’s coming to win!

Next we have¬†Natalie Johnson’sFirst Comes Love, Then Comes Marriage, Then Comes a Baby in a Tiny New York City¬†Apartment Holy $hit this is a Huge Carriage. Directed by¬†Alan Winner¬†and staring¬†Mary Sheridan*, Omar Gonzalez, Kevin Russo,¬†and¬†Nicole Dalto, this¬†piece¬†is sure to be a serious competitor!

Lastly, we have returning playwright¬†Robert Zander Norman’sPerformance Review.¬†Directed by¬†Katey¬†Russo, this short will definitely keep your attention! Norman’s play will star¬†Jeff Johnson¬†and¬†Kate¬†Garfield*

Keep an eye on our Instagram Story (@SqueakyBicycle) and our Snapchat (@SqueakyBicycles) to see what the amazing¬†artists¬†working on this¬†event¬†go through during rehearsal. Reserve your ticket¬†here¬†today to ensure you don’t miss out on this sure-to-be-amazing show!

*Appearing courtesy Actors’ Equity Association