the short straw
2006 Joyce SoHo, NYC; CounterPulse & Project Artaud Theater, SF
2005 The Starry Plough, Berkeley

“…Townsend’s light-hearted and clever study of relationship triangles danced to Patsy Cline’s songs.” 
Anne Murphy Dance View Times, 2006

the short straw is a bittersweet trio about the transient nature of love.

Created by Lisa Townsend
Music by Patsy Cline
Lighting Design: Julie Ana Dobo, Sara Linnie Slocum

Rotating cast of 3: Christine Bonansea, Damara Ganley, Tessa Nebrida, Julie Sheetz, Lisa Townsend

Produced by S.F.’s WestWave Festival