Betsy Kruse Craig/Special to the Town Crier
The cast of “Pear Slices 2019” performs multiple roles in multiple plays. Left side, from top: Daniel Zafer-Joyce, Leslie Newport Wright and Ray D’Ambrosio. Right side, from top: Jackie O’Keefe, Bill C. Jones and Becca Gilbert. Not pictured: Alice Highman.
Pear Theatre’s “Pear Slices 2019” – a collection of short plays from members of the Pear Playwrights Guild – is scheduled to preview Thursday, open Friday and run through May 19 in Mountain View.
Now in its 16th year, “Pear Slices” presents eight vignettes, all performed by one cast. Actors Ray D’Ambrosio, Becca Gilbert, Alice Highman, Bill C. Jones, Jackie O’Keefe, Leslie Newport Wright and Daniel Zafer-Joyce each play multiple characters. The behind-the-scenes crew includes stage manager Kelly Weber Barraza, set designers Betsy Kruse Craig and Troy Johnson, sound designers David Hobbs and Robyn Ginsburg Braverman and lighting designer Meghan Souther.