Island Theatre Presents Ten-Minute Play Festival This Weekend
Island Theatre's 2103 Ten-Minute Play Festival presents fourteen plays by local playwrights over two days at Bainbridge Performing Arts. The plays were chosen from sixty-three submissions from throughout Kitsap County and include ASSIGNED BLESSING (recipient of First Prize) by Connie Bennett, SUPER-CITIZEN AND THE PARKING SPACE (awarded Runner-Up) by Steve Palay, ADRASTEIA by Charlie Hamilton, ANASTASIA by Ned Thorne, DINNER TABLE by Robert Dalton, GINGERBREAD by Wendy J. Wallace, HELPING HANDS by Keiko Green, HOFFMEISTER'S HYPOTHESIS, OR LUCKY DUCKS by Paul Lewis, ICHAT by Judith Glass Collins, LUNATIC by Miller Shor, SCUZZYBUNNY by Karen Polinsky, THE BUTLER by George Shannon, THE CONSORTIUM by Erik Van Beuzekom, and THE OPENING by Jeff Fraga.
The festival is recommended for ages 13 and above. Some plays include strong language and adult subject matter. The first place and second place plays, ASSIGNED BLESSING and SUPER-CITIZEN AND THE PARKING SPACE, will be performed both evenings. Six of the remaining plays will be performed on Saturday evening and six on Sunday evening. Check the Island Theatre website, www.IslandTheatre.org, for the final schedule.
The stagings feature Island Theatre directors and actors. The directors include Rozzella Kolbegger, Fred Saas, Diane Bankart, Brian Danzig, Tim Davidson, Bob McAllister, and Steve Stolee. The casts include Bob McAllister, Tell Schreiber, Robin Denis, Sean Fraga, Shannon Dowling, Ted Dowling, Maia Jacoby, Bob Tull, Michelle Allen, Nathan Whitehouse, Sandi Spellman, Diane Walker, Ruth Urbach, Carolyn Goad, Victoria Brown, Keiko Green, Rilla Hughes, Tracy Dickerson, Meredyth Yund, Nathaniel Buechler, Justin Lynn, Joseph Adams, Charlie Hamilton, Kat Zommers, Dan Richardson, Robin Simons, Marybeth Redmond, Hayden Longmire, Paula Elliott, Andrejs Zommers, Darcy Clements, Kate Beddoes, and Todd Erler.
Play synopsizes and playwright bios are available online at bainbridgeperformingarts.org.
Island Theatre's 2013 Ten-Minute Play Festival is today and tomorrow, August 24 and 25, with shows Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 7:30 p.m. Admission is by donation at Bainbridge Performing Arts, 200 Madison Avenue North, Bainbridge Island. Visit Island Theatre at www.IslandTheatre.org for additional information. The Ten-Minute Play Festival is supported, in part, by the Maggi Rogers Fund and the Bainbridge Community Foundation. Island Theatre also receives funding from One Call for All.
BPA is supported, in part, by Bainbridge Community Foundation and One Call for All.
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