The Secret Theatre Presents:

The LIC One-Act Festival 2019 - Program E

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: 8:00 PM

July 21st, 2019
Sunday
Time: 5:00 PM

July 28th, 2019
Sunday
Time: 8:00 PM

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

August 15th, 2019
Thursday
Time: 7:30 PM

Program E – Schedule:

A Woman with a Rose
By: Paul K. Smith
Directed by: Lauren Shields.
Running (Time): 15 Minutes
Description: A young patient is told to accept her prognosis that she will be dying and soon….but she has other ideas. A play about hope and perseverance – with a twist.

A Summer of Spring
By: Vivian Lermond
Running (Time): 20 Minutes
Description: When two feuding owners of a small town B&B play host to a young woman on a journey to find her roots, Fate steps in to unravel the past and deliver second chances.

Peggy’s Properties
By: MJ Halberstadt
Running (Time): 10 Minutes
Description: A disgruntled teacher spends her birthday using colorful metaphors to sift through her broken marriage and teach basic mathematical properties to the audience—her class full of sixth graders.

Intermission

Two Boys by a Coffeshop
By: Alaina Hammond
Directed by: Alaina Hammond
Running (Time): 12 Minutes
Description: Two women–one white, one black–discuss the murder of the black woman’s son. The white woman witnessed it happening, at the hands of a police officer. 

Fault Lines **
By: David Gill
Directed by: Tim Wallace
Running (Time): 14 Minutes
Description: A light night scuffle in the dark. A struggle with a gun. An argument about who’s to blame for the suicide of a young gay man. 

Gun In the First Act
By: Molly Horan
Running (Time): 20 Minutes
Description: Four adult siblings clean out their parent’s garage– sifting through childhood memories, opening old wounds, and discovering one box thst should be left alone.

Audience’s Scores for Program E (Up-to-Now):
1st Place in Program E: 418 Points – Peggy’s Properties
2nd Place in Program E: 407 Points – Fault Lines
Runner-Ups:
329 Points
– A Summer of Spring
296 Points – Gun in the First Act
273 Points – Two Boys by a Coffeeshop
246 Points – A Woman with a Rose

1st and 2nd place of the Program E moves on to the Semi-Final this upcoming Thursday (August 22nd, 2019 @ 7:30 PM).

End of Round #5
Updated: August 16th, 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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