The Secret Theatre Presents:

The LIC One-Act Festival 2019 - Program F

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 14th, 2019
Sunday
Time: 5:00 PM

July 21st, 2019
Sunday
Time: 8:00 PM

July 31st, 2019
Wednesday
Time: 7:30 PM

August 8th, 2019
Thursday
Time: 7:30 PM

August 16th, 2019
Friday
Time: 7:30 PM

Program F – Schedule:

Our Universe Defined By Us
By: Nicole Matarese
Directed by: Nicole Matarese
Running (Time): 10 Minutes
Description: A space team composed of female-identifying members aim to form an alliance with aliens to help protect the galaxy. When a new recruit raises some questions, it’s clear this companionship is much more challenging than they thought. 

The Organic Shake
By: Leonard D. Goodisman
Directed by: Vitor Fraga
Running (Time): 10 Minutes
Description: Betsy’s on the run but she needs her chocolate shake now….. but then she gets caught. She’s done the research herself, spoken for that “position,” those “laws,” but now, as it affects her: “No.” They want her unborn but beloved baby.

Quandary in Verse
By: Alexander Perez
Directed by: Alexander Perez.
Running (Time): 13 Minutes
Description: After a torturous stretch of unemployment, Oliver finally lands a new job… but with one last obstacle.

Intermission

CHOI’S CHOICE
By: Wei Liu
Directed by: Vanisha R. Pierce.
Running (Time): 15 Minutes
Description: After a tragic turn of events in this Korean American family, the guilt-ridden mother and her Harvard-bound son must decide what to do to protect each other.

Therapy
By: Lauren Curet
Directed by: Lauren Curet
Running (Time): 20 Minutes
Description: A woman trying to forget her violent and oppressive reality.

Through the Park
By: Shannon Kavanagh
Running (Time): 10 Minutes
Description: Two women find friendship through art. 

Audience’s Scores for Program F (Up-to-Now):
1st Place in Program F: 777 Points –  Quandary in Verse
2nd Place in Program F: 772 Points – Therapy
Runner-Ups:
637 Points
– Choi’s Choice
618 Points – Through the Park
489 Points – Our Universe Defined By Us
454 Points – The Organic Shake

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

End of Round #5
Updated: August 17th, 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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