Lovely Thoughts and Other Stories

Theatre Company of Saugus presents a festival of short comedic original plays, called Lovely Thoughts and Other Stories. Six plays by four playwrights and five directors.

With musical interludes featuring the Lovelies singing girl-group songs from the 1950s and 1960s.

Performances are 4-13 March 2022. The venue is the American Legion Post 210 at 44 Taylor Street in Saugus, Massachusetts. Tickets will be on sale in February 2022.

We are pleased to announce the cast and directors. Thank you to all the talented people who auditioned.

All’s Fair, written by Jackie Freyman, directed by Megan Brown. A young couple visits an ancient site in Athens.

  • Kathy Bedard as Jaime
  • Richie DeJesus as Patrick
  • Ann Marie King as Aphrodite
  • Christina Bontempo as Ares

This Getting Old is Getting Old, written by Ralph Tufo, directed by J. Deschene. An aging married couple.

  • Stephanie Cotton-Snell as Adele
  • John Leonard as Harry

How Do You Know, written by Matthew Garlin, directed by Alex Lucchesi. Two expecting parents.

  • Turner Frankosky as Thomas
  • Vanessa Phelon as Kathleen

The Drama Behind the Drama, written by Ralph Tufo, directed by Alex White. At a community theatre on opening night.

  • Kathy Bedard as Alice
  • Richie DeJesus as Nelson
  • Andrew Quinney as Frank

Online Dating, written by Matthew Garlin, directed by Megan Brown. Two people who have been using dating websites for awhile meet for the first time.

  • Matthew Garlin as Ben
  • Vanessa Phelon as Felicia

Anonymous, written by Jackie Freyman and Mike Sprague, directed by Matthew Garlin. A support group session for literary heroes.

  • Stephanie Cotton-Snell as Dr. Chris Anderson
  • Turner Frankosky as Peter
  • Amy Cole as Dorothy
  • Ann Marie King as Alice
  • Richie DeJesus as Jim
  • Andrew Quinney as Dr. Grimm