Last Act Theatre's THE SNIPER'S NEST and MOCHA Set for FronteraFest 2014

Last Act Theatre's THE SNIPER'S NEST and MOCHA Set for FronteraFest 2014

Last Act Theatre Company ( will present THE SNIPER'S NEST and MOCHA at FronteraFest 2014. Details below!

"The Sniper's Nest"

Directed by Elizabeth V. Newman
Written by Lisa Soland


Zac Thomas - Lee

Katy Wicker - Judy

90 minutes

This tension-filled drama tells the story of the 1963 love affair between Lee Harvey Oswald and cancer researcher Judyth Vary Baker.

"The Sniper's Nest" is a two-character play based on Baker's autobiography "Me & Lee: How I Came to Know, Love and Lose Lee Harvey Oswald." Their relationship would end up having world-changing historical significance, and this play looks at the infamous Oswald in an unexpected light.

Shows run: Thursday, Jan. 30 at 7 p.m.; Friday, Jan. 31 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 1 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.; and Sunday, Feb. 2 at 7 p.m. at Brave New Books, 1904 Guadalupe St., Suite B (Downstairs). Parking: As the venue is on the UT campus, street parking is available.

Tickets: $15. Tickets for the 7 p.m. performances on Jan. 31 and Feb. 1 are available HERE. Tickets for all other performance dates and times can be purchased HERE. Tickets will also be available at the door.

Last Act Theatre's THE SNIPER'S NEST and MOCHA Set for FronteraFest 2014"Mocha"

Directed by Elizabeth V. Newman
Written by Eleanor Burgess


Ameena - Martinique Duchene-Phillips

Mark - Ben McLemore

Eliot - Laura Artesi

Donna - Karen Alvarado

Lee - Scot Friedman

Carol - Marie Fahlgren

Ted - Trace Pope

Chehaya - Frank J. Kim

Merpati - Nguyen Stanton

Alicia - Heather Leonard

90 minutes

When a film star, Eliot Henessey, arrives in Indonesia to adopt a baby, she attracts the interest of a journalist who questions her motivations, a bureaucrat who hopes to use her to publicize the islands and a foster father who believes that Eliot's personal life leaves her Little Room for a child. Meanwhile, Ted and Carol, an infertile couple in the American suburbs, initiate a more normal adoption process, but find that the expense, uncertainty and invasive examinations reveal rifts in their desires to have a family.

Tickets: $15. Available online HERE and at the door. Shows run Thursday, Jan. 23 at 9:15 p.m.; Saturday, Jan. 25 at 10:00 p.m.; Sunday, Jan. 26 at 2:00 p.m. and Friday, Jan. 31 at 8:45 p.m. at the Salvage Vanguard Theater, 2803 Manor Road. Parking: Available in the Salvage Vanguard's lot, as well as street-side.

Feel free to reach out to Last Act at with any questions. More information available at

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