WHAT: "Two One-Act Plays"

WHERE: The Actors Studio of Newburyport, 50 Water St., Newburyport.

WHEN: 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 5 p.m. Sundays. Nov. 10-19,

ABOUT THE EVENT: In Cynthia Arsenault’s "In The Day," Jared has lost his father. He’s drinking too much and is about to lose his job. Out of the blue, Summer shows up at the funeral. Recently sober, she becomes Jared’s sobriety coach and best friend. Their unlikely liaison offers a lifeline for him and a second chance for her. Maybe. In Ray Arsenault’s "An Act of Love," Jackson finds himself in bed with a woman who dumped him 30 years ago and sent him spiraling into an alcohol-laced depression. Becca wants to start fresh. Jackson wants to believe, but can he let go of the past?

TICKETS: $20 adults; $18 students and seniors.

INFORMATION: 978-465-1229; http://newburyportacting.org.