The Secret Theatre Presents:

The LIC One-Act Festival 2019 - Program H

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 17th, 2019
Wednesday
Time: 7:30 PM

July 25th, 2019
Thursday
Time: 7:30 PM

August 2nd, 2019
Friday
Time: 7:30 PM

August 10th, 2019
Saturday
Time: 5:00 PM

August 17th, 2019
Saturday
Time: 8:00 PM

Program H – Schedule:

The Winner
By: Lori Londagin
Directed by: Natalie Lifson.
Running (Time): 12 Minutes
Description: Three headbanger friends pool their wits to sponsor a fringe play contest with the goal of discovering a twisted work of art.

Where We Met
By: Rachel Beals
Directed by: Nathaniel Foster
Running (Time): 20 Minutes
Description: A girl finds herself caught in an unspoken love triangle, between her accepted, heterosexual facade, and her true, queer desires that have been suppressed for as long as she can remember. 

Blessed Are the Dead at the Department of Life and Longevity
By: John Yarbrough
Directed by: Alex Beck
Running (Time): 10 Minutes
Description: A dying man puts his life insurance policy up for sale to the highest bidder, and all involved prepare to meet their maker.

WO[MAN]
By: Alyssa Haddad
Directed by: Paul Mancini
Running (Time): 15 Minutes
Description: A US government official and a father show a mother how her newborn daughter will be raised.

Intermission

Feedback
By: Kylie Brown
Directed by: Aaron Cooper
Running (Time): 12 Minutes
Description: Avery stubbornly decides to go to her dance classes the evening after she is concussed in a car accident. As her best friend and her boyfriend fight for her focus, the stress of worlds colliding and the evening’s events escalate to a violent and painful pitch.

SPIKE
By: Shannon Brady
Directed by: Ben Tostado
Running (Time): 18 Minutes
Description: Two women, once scared little girls in a group-home, are reunited after 20 years. Different life paths come crashing together once true intentions are revealed.

One Minute Play Festival
By: Anna Watts
Running (Time): 13 Minutes
Description: In a fast-paced series of one-minute plays, a buzzer will go off and a character will be dead.

Audience’s Scores for Program H:
1st Place in Program H: 788 Points – Spike
2nd Place in Program H: 753 Points – One Minute Play Festival
Runner-Ups:
658 Points
– Where We Met
583 Points – WO[MAN]
568 Points – Blessed Are the Dead at the Department of Life and Longevity
234 Points – Feedback
89 Points – The Winner

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

End of Round #5
Updated: August 18th, 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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