The Secret Theatre Presents:

The LIC One-Act Festival 2019 - Program C

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 24 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 12th, 2019
Friday
Time: 7:30 PM

July 20th, 2019
Saturday
Time: 5:00 PM

July 27th, 2019
Saturday
Time: 8:00 PM

August 4th, 2019
Sunday
Time: 5:00 PM

August 11th, 2019
Sunday
Time: 8:00 PM

Program C – Schedule:

Tombstone
By: Seth Freeman
Directed by: Martha Benson
Running (Time): 12 Minutes
Description: A couple is concerned when a suspicious package shows up on their front porch.

Burns Night
By: James Armstrong
Directed by: Ilanna Saltzman
Running (Time): 10 Minutes
Description: Two friends hide out in the kitchen while a celebration of Robert Burns and all things Scottish starts to go overboard.

The Second Coming
By: Victor Vauban, Jr.
Running (Time): 20 Minutes
Description: Mother and daughter don’t seem to get that a mother’s love should be under any circumstances unconditionally.

Intermission

Beardy McBeardersen
By: Jeremy Kehoe
Directed by: Lawrence Schwartz
Running (Time): 10 Minutes
Description: Self-proclaimed Instagram influencer meets her online blind date who, despite his rush to embrace non-conformity, actually resembles every hipster out there (based on a true story).

Service Not Rendered
By: Ray Vagge
Running (Time): 10 Minutes
Description: A young woman with OCD confronts her therapist about questionable insurance claims.

Where’s Avis?
By: Brianna Singer
Directed by: Travis Martin
Running (Time): 20 Minutes
Description: A scientist invents an experimental drug that allows people to share memories.

Audience’s Scores for Program C (Up-to-Now):
1st Place in Program C: 499 Points – Beardy McBeardersen
2nd Place in Program C: 431 Points – The Second Coming
Runner-Ups:
402 Points
– Burns Night
389 Points – Service Not Rendered
375 Points – Tombstone
188 Points – Where’s Avis?

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

End of Round #5
Updated: August 13th, 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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