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Rover Presents 10-Minute Play Festival

Rover Presents 10-Minute Play Festival

For the fifth consecutive year, Rover Dramawerks is pleased to present a festival of 10-minute comedies. Selected from over 300 plays submitted blind from playwrights all over the world, nine short plays will be presented July 25 - August 10. Performances are Thursdays and Fridays at 8:00 p.m., and Saturdays at 3:00 and 8:00 p.m. at Rover Dramawerks, located in Ruisseau Village at 221 W. Parker Rd, Suite 580, at the northwest corner of Parker and 75.

The performance lineup and casts includes the following:

Date With Death

by Steven Hayet, directed by Nicole Denson

Karen - Sam Gonzalez

David - Kelton Neals

Angela - Emory Lambert

Balls Alive!

by Brian Wallace, directed by Kevin Westbrook

Jon - Geo Kennedy

Jason - Michael Breath, Jr.

Bobby - Steven Pedro

Twas the Day After Christmas

by Steven Korbar, directed by Matt Stepan

Iris - Réjene Phillips

Mr. Klemsted - Frank Fehmel

Slow Burn

by Brian Cox, directed by Mildred Austin

Slavka - Cathryn Harris

Alexis - Emory Lambert

Doug - Chad Jones

Really True Romance

by Dave Carley, directed by Glynda Welch

Erin - Tracie Foster

Carlton: Kelton Neals

Mike: Michael Breath, Jr.


by Scott Mullen, directed by Rick Tuman

Gabe - Steven Pedro

Claire - Emory Lambert

Betsy - Miracle Lewis

Rita - Sam Gonzalez

To Death Do Us Part: A Serial Killer's Marital Quandary

by Michael Johnson, directed by Harley Roche'

Dr. Philips - Kiana Varner

James - Kelton Neals

Diane - Peyton Meacham

Singles Night the Safe Way

by J. Thalia Cunningham, directed by Sara Jones

Gary - Jason Davis

Pam - Tracie Foster

John - Jennings Humpries

Nola - Emory Lambert

Torrid Taxes

by Laurie Spector, directed by Chad Jones

Desiree Hofflemeister - Sam Gonzalez

Chance Golblatt - Michael Breath, Jr.

All nine plays are considered the winners of Rover's play contest and, in addition to their plays receiving a full production in the festival, playwrights receive $50 prize money. One play will also be voted "Best of the Fest" during the run by the audience, and the playwright will receive an additional $100 prize.

Tickets for Rover's 10-Minute Play Festival are $15.00 for adults and $12.00 for students/seniors and may be ordered online at

For more information about Rover Dramawerks, please visit them online or call 972-849-0358. Submissions for next year's 10-minute comedy contest will begin in September of 2017. There is never a fee to submit a play to Rover Dramawerks.

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