Two short plays, Checkered Past and Shelter Skelter, will be read online on April 1st as part of Avatar Repertory Theater's Virtual Short Play Buffet. Avatar Repertory Theatre is a theatre troupe like no other. They perform live productions in the virtual world of Second Life. To learn more about this innovative production company and the Virtual Short Play Buffet, visit http://www.avatarrepertorytheater.org. If you are a member of the Second Life community, you can attend the reading on April 1st at 5pm Pacific Standard Time by going to http://slurl.com/secondlife/Cookie/45/32/26. If you are not a member of Second Life, you can still view online streaming video of the reading at http://www.livestream.com/thevirtualshortplaybuffet. In Checkered Past, ants at a picnic debate the risks and rewards of pursuing their delicious desires. In Shelter Skelter, a woman picks out a new kitten at an animal shelter when the ghost of her recently deceased cat arrives to object. To obtain perusal copies of these or other scripts by Stacey Lane, contact StaceyLaneInk@yahoo.com or visit www.StaceyLaneInk.com.