Scriptwriters/Houston Kicks Off 2014 10x10 Short Play Showcase Today
Scriptwriters/Houston invites you to experience a variety of theatrical experiences all in one night, on one stage. The 24th Annual 10x10 Showcase ten new short plays and nine monologues from a diverse array of Houston writers and directors.
Scriptwriters/Houston's 24th Annual 10x10 Showcase will take place at the historic Company OnStage for eight performances from August 7th throuh the 16th. The rich showcase is signature event for an organization that has provided the finest sampling of theatre works written by Houston-area playwrights, offering a true look and feel of what the Bayou City has to offer. This year's production brings together over 50 playwrights, directors, actors and other theatre professionals from across the city.
In addition to the ten featured short plays, the evening also features nine original monologues by Eric C. Jones, Steve Carpentier, Bebe Gow, Walter Boyd, Kris Thompson, Dennis Porsnuk, Devan Wade, Jane Keep and Stephen Stewart .
The ten selected plays are:
1) BUY AMERICA by Nicholas Garelick
Directed by Jillian Nolan
Starring: Steve Hampton, Rose Serna, Bailey Hampton
2) BAGGAGE CLAIM by Alex Scott
Directed by Scott McWhirter
Starring: Andrew Russell, Alice Rhoades, Kacie Adams and Nanesha Dove
3) ONE MORE DAY by Michael Weems
Directed by Steve Carpentier
Starring: Megan Nix and Lauren Hainley
4) SKULLDUGGERY by Donna Latham
Directed by Callina Situka
Starring: J.R. Marshall and Jim Wyatt
5) ACCUSATION ON A SUBWAY by Fernando Dovalina
Directed by Amy Pope
6) SECOND GUESS by Christine Weems
Directed by Lauren Tunnell
Starring: Danielle Bunch and Haley Cooper
7) PROMISE by John Meiners Jr
Directed by Errol Anthony
8) NPC by Lauren Tunnell
Directed by Dabrinna Sandifer
Starring: Nanesha Dove, Blandon Thomas, Dinochi Sandifer, Sophia Carraro
9) COLOR OF PAIN by Erika Walton
Directed by Kelvin Douglas
Starring: Maya White and Damonica Renee
10) ON THE OTHER SIDE by Denise O'Neal
Directed by Rachel Dickson
Starring: Jada August, John Carraro, Jim Matthews
Email Scriptwriters/Houston: firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations. To purchase advance tickets www.brownpapertickets.com/event/786402. Ticket Prices: $15. Performances begin today, Thursday, August 7th - Saturday 9th at 8PM; Sunday, August 10th at 2PM; and Thursday, August 14th - Saturday 16th at 8PM, Additional Matinee August 16th at 2PM. All shows play Company OnStage, 536 Westbury Square, Houston, TX.
Scriptwriters/Houston is the oldest and longest running writers group in Houston that seeks to further the cause and interest in professional scriptwriting and theatre through critiques, educational programs, workshops, seminars, and the production of the works of our members.