Act One:One Act Festival 2020 – Program A

Act One:One Act Festival 2020 - Program A

Programs A - H

Saturday, January 25th, 2020 @ 7PM
Sunday, February 2th, 2020 @ 3PM
Wednesday, February 12th, 2020 @ 7PM
Thursday, February 20th @ 7PM

Snow Globe by James C. Meyer

Directed by James C. Meyer
Duration: 18 Mins.
Description: Carol’s musician boyfriend abandons her for big dreams out West, only to attempt a reunion years later…with a shock waiting for him.

a/in/the/of by Audrey Lang

Directed by Carin Jennie Estey
Duration: 13 Mins.
Description: Two sisters discover how strained their relationship really is during a bookstore visit before their graduations.

Wee Annie’s Hold by David Adam Gill

Directed by John Peña Griswold
Duration: 15 Mins.
Description: Legend has it that “Wee Annie” bricks herself into her chamber unless she finds another to take her place. Will a self-absorbed actress be the one?

Butterfly by Larry Hassman

Directed by Larry Hassman
Duration: 17 Mins.
Description: A desperate straight man demands a psychotherapist help him to become homosexual.

Monster’s Lament by Greg O. Bodine

Directed by DeLisa M. White
Duration: 10 Mins.
Description: A seafaring Arctic explorer discovers a darkened ‘form’ aboard his ship, hanging over the remains of its creator, and must now choose between honor-bound vengeance and compassion. Adapted from Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein.

Marigolds by Taylor Rankin

Directed by Scott Robinson
Duration: 10 Mins.
Description: An elderly married couple wake up together in their familiar home, in their familiar environment, like they have for years…yet everything is more different than they realize.

Time to a Phantom by Zach Ezer

Directed by Dominique Rider
Duration: 10 Mins.
Description: Kyle’s apartment is haunted, so he calls his super.

The Four Hoursemen of the Internet by Dwayne Yancey

Directed by Leslie Burby
Duration: 10 Mins.
Description: The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse get released by four new catastrophes.

During Finals, cash prizes will be offered in the following categories:
Best Play
Best Director
Best Actor
Best Actress

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.

~ Line-up is subject to change. LAST UPDATE: JAN 18.
~ 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). Discretion is advised. *
~ Recommended for ages 13 and up.
~ Actor appearing courtesy of Actors’ Equity. **

~ DO NOT LOSE YOUR BALLOT. You will not receive another one. This is due to the fact that prizes are involved.
~ YOU MUST RANK EACH PLAY AGAINST EACH OTHER. You will use the numbers 1 – 8: “1” is you didn’t like it and “8” is you loved it!
   * During Preliminaries and Semi-Finals and Finals, you vote for the Best Play to make it to the next round.
   * During Finals only, you will have the option to vote for Best Actress, Actor, and Director.
~ INCOMPLETE BALLOTS will not be counted.
~ LATECOMERS may not receive a ballot (at discretion of management).

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