The Run Down

Eric Hoyt

Ad Astra’s two collections of one-act plays display the range of comedic, dramatic and physical talents of the company. Reporter Eric Hoyt details the highlights.

As its title suggests, David Ives’ “All in the Timing”relies heavily on pacing. The plays move at lightning speed and contain more pop culture allusions than an entire season of “The Simpsons.”

n The first play, “Sure Thing,” begins with Betty (Megan Schemmel) sitting in a cafՀ