The Secret Theatre Presents:

The LIC One-Act Festival 2019 - Program D

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 13th, 2019
Saturday
Time: 5:00 PM

July 20th, 2019
Saturday
Time: 8:00 PM

July 28th, 2019
Sunday
Time: 5:00 PM

August 4th, 2019
Sunday
Time: 8:00 PM

August 14th, 2019
Wednesday
Time: 7:30 PM

Program D – Schedule:

TITI
By: Victoria Preis
Directed by: Victoria Preis
Running (Time): 10 Minutes
Description: While visiting family in Puerto Rico, Mija awaits the DNA/ ancestral results performed on her Titi. 

The Cool Table
By: Nicholas Gentile
Running (Time): 19 Minutes
Description: Two senior citizens scheme up ways to get girls to sit with them. It’s not until a cool new guy walks into the cafeteria that their plans take form.

GeoInterfering- Bored’s Eyes View
By: Thea Hambright
Directed by: JB Bruno
Running (Time): 12 Minutes
Description: A corporate committee is considering the mess they made by shooting up billions of tiny parasols, pretending to reflect the sun and deal with climate control. 

Sierra Nevada
By: Audrey Lang
Directed by: Britt Berke
Running (Time): 13 Minutes
Description: Sierra’s teacher tries to find out why she “BS’ed” a writing assignment on the story of her name, and what might be going on at home.

Intermission

Stranger and Stranger
By: Holly Payne-Strange
Running (Time): 13 Minutes
Description: A starry-eyed romantic is set up on a blind date. Hilarity ensues, leading to conversations about reality, grief, and hope.

Advances in Communication
By: Barbara Blatner
Directed by: Barbara Blatner
Running (Time): 17 Minutes
Description: How do we use various communication devices to advance or obscure what we need to say? Via cell phones, texting, and messaging, two sisters fight about whether or not sexual abuse happened in their family’s past.

Never Too Old for This **
By: Ryan Millis
Directed by: Brendan Hartnett.
Running (Time): 10 Minutes
Description: Two very different adults fight and feud over what ought to be expected of them in their older age. Could it be that they are, in fact, too old for how they are behaving?

Audience’s Scores for Program D (Up-to-Now):
1st Place in Program D: 395 Points – Advances in Communication
2nd Place in Program D: 368 Points – Sierra Nevada
Runner-Ups:
340 Points
– Stranger and Stranger
317 Points – The Cool Table
291 Points – Never Too Old for This
261 Points – Geointerfering
156 Points – Titi

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

End of Round #5
Updated: August 15th, 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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