Saturday, August 27, 2011


Readers, here is another event commemorating 9/11:

An evening of 4 original one-act plays & 2 monologues dealing with September 11th
By Eric Alter
Directed by Sharon Burde and Bob Lowy
The cast includes Vito Vissoci, Marc Gettis, Christine Varjian, Alexandra Collucci, Brenda Scott, Cy Friedman, Brenna Padesky, Jim Clancy, Daniel Arencbia and Meredith Yannuzzi.

WHEN:  Friday, September 9, and Saturday, September 10, at 8 PM
The Grove Street Theatre, at the Deron School of NJ, 130 Grove Street, Montclair
TICKETS: free, but there is a suggested donation of $15. profits from the show will be donated to the National September 11th Memorial and Museum.
For more information, please visit or call 973.509.2350

Capsule is an evening of 4 original one-act plays and 2 monologues all dealing with different aspects of September 11th.

  • The Eleventh of September, a drama about a husband and wife struggling with their marriage who come to realize the impact of the attacks
  • Catch the Morning, a heartfelt drama about a young medical student who questions her place in the world after the attacks
  • Capsule; a bittersweet drama about two high school students forced to work on a science project together when one of them soon realizes the impact of that fateful day
  • The Grieving Pool, a drama about two strangers who met at a 9/11 Memorial site and share stories of loss

Alter, who began his playwrighting career 11 years ago, debuted his first-ever plays at The Grove Street Theatre. That night was called Under the Apricot Sky and debuted six one-acts. “Montclair is where it all began. What better place than here to début work about September 11th.  10 years ago, we did a show entitled Ribbons for the same cause,” said Alter. “I love showcasing plays in Montclair; the town supports the arts greatly,” He added.

About The Playwright: Eric Alter is a playwright, screenwriter and published poet residing in West Orange, NJ. He has written more than 100 plays, which have been produced and read throughout the country. He is the founder and Executive Producer of Apricot Sky Productions a theater and film based company in Montclair. Mr. Alter has written a screenplay entitled Exit 7, which is currently being developed in Los Angeles. He is a member of the Dramatist Guild. While not writing, Mr. Alter works as the Director of the Deron School in Montclair with children who are learning disabled.