The Secret Theatre Presents:

The LIC One-Act Festival 2019 - Program A

Tickets:
Advanced: $18
At-Door: $20

Description:
Semi-Finals:
August 21st – 22nd, 2019 @ 7:30 PM
Finals: August 24th, 2019 @ 7:00 PM

The LIC One-Act Festival is a series of self-produced short plays competing for different cash prizes. Audience votes after each performance to determine the Finalists!

JOIN US FOR FREE BBQ ON AUGUST 24th AS WE TABULATE THE FINAL VOTES. HOT DOGS, BURGERS, AND “MYSTERY COCKTAIL” WILL BE AVAILABLE!

PLEASE NOTE:
~ Line-up is subject to change.
~ If event is sold out, tickets may be available at-door. Please come in to sign up for the waiting list. Names will NOT be taken over the phone or via e-mail.
~* Please be aware that some subject matter may be offensive or triggering (ex-murder, rape, violence). Also be aware that some plays include physical violence and gun shots. Discretion is advised.
~ Appearing courtesy of Actors’ Equity. **

Opening Date:
July 10th, 2019
Time: 7:30 PM

Running Until:
August 24th, 2019
Time: 7:00 PM

Location:
The Secret Theatre
44-02 23rd Street, Long Island City, NY 11101
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Tickets:


July 10th, 2019
Wednesday
Time: 7:30 PM

July 18th, 2019
Thursday
Time: 7:30 PM

July 26th, 2019
Friday
Time: 7:30 PM

August 3rd, 2019
Saturday
Time: 5:00 PM

August 10th, 2019
Saturday
Time: 8:00 PM

Program A – Schedule:

The Zodi-ists
By: Steve Savitz
Directed by: Steve Savitz
Running (Time): 13 Minutes
Description: Two caustically amusing snobs ridicule people based on their zodiac affiliations and end up in deep trouble.

Delacorte
By: Michael Piatkowski
Directed by: Michael Piatkowski
Running (Time): 10 Minutes
Description: 1972: Two actresses prepare for a production of Hamlet backstage at the Delacorte Theatre, Central Park, NYC, where they discuss their careers, their lives, and NYC.

Oxycontin Follies
By: Steve Gold
Directed by: Abby Dias
Running (Time): 10 Minutes
Description: A dark comedy about the origin of the opioid epidemic.

Intermission

The Con-Dumb
By: Lawrence Francis
Running (Time): 20 Minutes
Description: Cult-like sales leader scams nitwit applicant.

All Heroes Do
By: Karina Cochran
Directed by: Victoria Gruenberg
Running (Time): 17 Minutes
Description: Teddy likes to write late at night, but his wife, Fancy, keeps waking up and interrupting him. An exploration on the constant power struggle between life and work.

Audience’s Scores for Program A (Up-to-Now):
1st Place in Program A: 270 Points – The Zodi-ists
2nd Place in Program A: 263 Points – All Heroes Do
Runner-Ups:
249 Points
– Delacorte
141 Points – The Con-Dumb*
61 Points – Oxycontin Follies*

1st and 2nd place of the Program A moves on to the Semi-Final this upcoming Wednesday (August 21st, 2019 @ 7:30 PM).

End of Round #5
Updated: August 12th, 2019

Prize:
Cash prizes will be offered in the following categories:

Best Play ($100)
Best Director ($50)
Best Actor ($50)
Best Actress ($50)

PLUS! Those plays in the Finals will be offered a chance to be non-exclusively published in The Secret Theatre’s Anthology of Short Plays. 

Rules for Voting (Very Important):
~ YOU MUST RATE EACH PLAY
* FROM 1 – 7 IN THE PROGRAM YOU ARE ATTENDING. “1” is you didn’t like it; “7” is you DID like it. Each play gets its own number! 
* During Finals, you will have the option to vote for Best Actress, Actor, Director, and Play.

~ INCOMPLETE BALLOTS will not be counted.

~ LATECOMERS will not receive a ballot.

~ IF YOU FILL IN YOUR BALLOT BEFORE THE END OF THE ENTIRE SHOW, your vote will not be counted.

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