Pete Barry’s one act comedy “Sex with a Mathematician” is set to play the Ellersile Festival of One Act Plays in Auckland, New Zealand from August 25 – September 3, 2022.
Originally produced as part of X/Y, the short comedy shows what happens when a computer dating site matches two seemingly polar opposite souls – a free spirited young woman and a stuffy, nervous mathematician.
“Touched. Teasing. Twisted.” You might find all these themes in this eighth season of the Ellerslie One Act Play Festival. This biennial festival, slightly distorted by a pandemic, has become a highly-coveted event for playwrights to submit original works and as a mentoring event for new directors. Four plays have been selected from a number of submissions. The one-acts contain multiple themes, each accomplishing its own story with efficient use of dialogue and technical elements. Set in cabaret style seating, the festival is a more relaxed way of seeing the plays and is perfect for group bookings.