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5th Annual One Act Festival Set for Next Month at BPA

The Northwest Actors Lab and Bainbridge Performing Arts join forces in January to present the 5th Annual ONE ACT FESTIVAL. The festival showcases the very best talent Bainbridge has to offer in a selection of short comedies by renowned playwrights, along with several pieces written by our own talented scribes.

Director Dinah Manoff says this year's festival is sure to be the funniest yet. "Also the 'raciest!'" she quips. She urges audience members to book a sitter and grab their partner or pals and make plans today for a mid-winter, grown-up night out!

This year's lineup includes The Adventures Of... by Kathleen Warnock and The Mercury and the Magic by Rolin Jones - Directed by Michelle Allen; Consolidated Worldwide by Jim Anderson - Directed by Jim Anderson; That Word by Mark Harvey Levine, Ties that Bind by Eric Coble, and Arabian Nights by David Ives - Directed by Tim Davidson; You Don't Have to be Jewish from the Comedy Album by Bob Booker and George Foster, Workout by Wendy Wasserstein and A View from the Porch by Warren Read - Directed by Renee Longstreet; and The Angle of Death by Michelle Allen and Actor's Nightmare by Chris Durang - Directed by Dinah Manoff. The full lineup with synopses and casting is available at

Featuring 30 actors in a variety of roles and eleven plays, the festival showcases the talents of Michelle Allen, Jim Anderson, Lori Anderson, Victoria Brown, Christie Capps, Karla Cole, David Cowan, Robert Craighead, Brian Danzig, Barbara Deering, Ted Dowling, Ian Eisenhood, Liz Ellis, J.C. Figueroa, Sam McJunkin, Arthur Mortell, Dashiell Mortell, Linda Owens, Jennifer Pippin-Montanez, Renee Longstreet, Warren Read, Marybeth Redmond, Sara Scribner, Shannon Sheehan, Jacob Spinak, Robert Tull, Ruth Urbach, Sue Ellen Van Duyne, Tyler Weaver, and Nathan Whitehouse.

The 5th Annual ONE ACT FESTIVAL appears at BPA one weekend only, January16 - 18, with shows Friday - Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 3:00 p.m., and a special Pay-What-You-Can Preview on Thursday, January 15 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, $20 for adults, and $15 for seniors, students, youth, military, and teachers, may be purchased online at, by phone at 206.842.8569 or in person at BPA, 200 Madison Avenue North, Bainbridge Island. BPA Box Office hours are 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, and one hour prior to each performance.

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