Getting to the Truth

In Mark St. Germain’s Wednesday’s Child, Susan and Martin Merrit aren’t able to have a child of their own, so they hire a gifted college student, Becca Connor, to serve as a surrogate. When Becca is murdered, a police investigation explodes the lives of everyone who knew her. As Detectives Aleece Valez and Walt Dixon begin to put the pieces together, secrets surface, alibis weaken, and lies are … Continue reading Getting to the Truth

Bringing Becca to Life

In Mark St. Germain’s Wednesday’s Child, Susan and Martin Merrit aren’t able to have a child of their own, so they hire a gifted college student, Becca Connor, to serve as a surrogate. When Becca is murdered, a police investigation explodes the lives of everyone who knew her. As Detectives Valez and Dixon begin to put the pieces together, secrets surface, alibis weaken, and lies are uncovered. At … Continue reading Bringing Becca to Life

Stats on Surrogacy

by Irene Martinko FST’s World Premiere of Wednesday’s Child centers on the hopes and dreams of the Merrit family. All Susan and Martin Merrit ever wanted was a child of their own, but when they learn they are unable to conceive the old fashioned way, the Merrits turn to surrogacy. That’s how they meet Becca Connor, a young college student with expensive dreams of her … Continue reading Stats on Surrogacy

The Man Behind the Mystery

By TJ Lewis He was named one of the top 20 most-produced playwrights in 2015 and 2016 by American Theatre Magazine. He’s been called “the man who may be America’s premier biographical playwright” by Playbill. He is the winner of the Outer Critics Award for Outstanding Off-Broadway Play and the Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Play for his work, Camping with Henry and Tom. Now, … Continue reading The Man Behind the Mystery

Cellars & Secrets

By Jenna Tonsor Some people have skeletons in their closets. Others have elephants in their rooms. And a very select few have entire shopping malls in their basements. Buyer & Cellar, a one man show by Jonathan Tolins, deals with the latter. On April 24, 1942, an American singer, songwriter, actress, and filmmaker was born. With a career spanning over six decades, it’s reasonable to … Continue reading Cellars & Secrets

Of Life, Death, and Inbetween

By Michael Nichols From the playwright who brought us both Relativity and Dancing Lessons, FST’s Mainstage series proudly presents the WORLD PREMIERE of Wednesday’s Child by Mark St. Germain. The curtain rises on Becca Connor’s bloodstained living room as detectives Valez and Dixon attempt to piece together the details of her murder. Interviews with characters Susan and Martin Merrit reveal that the couple had hired … Continue reading Of Life, Death, and Inbetween

Meet Record-Breaking 10-Year-Old Playwright, Viviana

By Becca Jennings Viviana is a normal fifth grader. Her favorite colors are robin’s egg blue and sea foam green. In her spare time, she enjoys reading Harry Potter and playing with her dog, Millie. She also really likes watching random videos on YouTube. But unlike most fifth graders, Viviana is an award-winning playwright. In fact, Viviana has won FST’s annual youth playwriting competition for … Continue reading Meet Record-Breaking 10-Year-Old Playwright, Viviana