Open-Door Playhouse Debuts ANXIETY On December 6

Directed by Miranda Stewart, featuring Gloria Tsai and Michael Fletcher. Debuting on December 6, 2023.

By: Dec. 01, 2023
Open-Door Playhouse Debuts ANXIETY On December 6

Open-Door Playhouse Debuts ANXIETY On December 6

Open-Door Playhouse continues to present short plays in podcast form. Its upcoming play Anxiety will debut on December 6, 2023 online at

Tensions build when a manic-claustrophobic woman gets locked inside an office building bathroom, along with a male janitor late one night when all other employees have left for the weekend. Tensions rise as time goes by without cell phone connection, food or her medication. Will they be rescued in time?

Miranda Stewart directs Gloria Tsai and Michael Fletcher.

Curt Wiser is the playwright. He is a writer, director, actor, cinematographer, animator, and podcaster. The recipient of a B.F.A. from the University of Central Florida, his previous audio drama credits include A Voice in Violet and The Improv Murders. His script for Anxiety won the International Music and Entertainment Association Award (IMEA).

Founded by playwright and filmmaker Bernadette Armstrong, Open-Door Playhouse is a Theater Podcast- like the radio dramas of the 1940s and 1950s. The Playhouse launched on September 15, 2020. At the time, Open-Door Playhouse provided Playwrights, Actors and Directors a creative outlet during the shutdown. Since its inception. Open-Door Playhouse has presented Short and One-Act plays from Playwrights across the country and internationally. In 2021 Open-Door Playhouse received a Communicator Award for Content for the Play Custody and in 2023 the play What's Prison Like was nominated for a Webby Award in the Crime & Justice Category.

Plays are produced by Bernadette Armstrong, Sound Engineer is David Peters, sound effects are provided by Audio Jungle, and music from Karaoke Version. All plays are recorded at The Oak House Studio in Altadena, CA.

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