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One Act Festival 2014

Directed by: Various

May 19 & 20, 2014
7:30 p.m. at The Arts Barn
Directions are available on this site.

Performances July 18th-27th, 2014

Please be prepared to identify any conflicts you may have with the above dates at auditions.

Cold readings from the script. The 2014 entry to the Maryland One Act Festival will be selected from this group. Last year's selection won the Maryland One Act Festival.

Kathleen Alvania –The Zoo Storyby Alexis Roblan [2 teenage young women & 2 men] Running time:
Two middle school girls, cutting class, are experimenting with pot behind a dumpster near the school when they are approached by two well dressed men. They donít immediately realize the danger they are in.

Maria Benzie –Weavers by Evan Guilford-Blake [1 elderly woman, 1 young woman, 1 young man, 2 women of indeterminate age & a cat] Running time:
Candace has grown up in a dying farming community and wants to leave but feels an obligation to take care of her aging grandmother, Clotho. Clotho has dreams in which she recalls weaving with two women she refers to as her sisters. All this is observed by Sam, Candaceís cat. This play is rooted in the mythology of the Three Fates>

David Dossey –Nighthawks by Evan Guilford-Blake [3 men & 1 woman] Running time:
Itís the late 40ís and four people encounter each other in a diner in the wee hours of the morning. Inspired by the Edward Hopper painting, Nighthawks.

Kryss Lacovaro –Fight or Flight by Kryss Lacovaro and Natalie Brunelle [1 man & 2 women] Running time:
In the sky above a busy metroplolis two superheros, Delay-a and Blurr (Diane and Ben), deal with relationship problems. Dianeís sister, the powerful Femme Force (Fiona) doesnít care for Ben and makes her opinion part of the discussion.

Frankie Lewis –Goode Grief by Frances A. Lewis [1 elderly woman, 1 younger woman, 2 men] Running time:
Evie is an elderly widow who is house bound and is routinely visited by her care giver, Jennifer. The roof is leaking and she is approached by Conrad Goode who offers to make the necessary repairs.

Natalia Nagy –H.R. by Eric Coble [2 men & 2 women] Running time:
The office is thrown into an uproar when it is learned that people from Human Resources are coming for an unplanned visit that afternoon.

John Reece –Iím Herbert by Robert Anderson [1 man & 1 woman (both play elderly)] Running time:
An elderly couple sit in their rocking chairs talking. Each has had one or more previous marriages and perhaps a few flings but they are hazy about the details. In fact they donít always know which one the other one is.

Suzanne Yuskiw –The Grand Design by Susan Miller [1 man & 1 woman ] Running time:
A scientist tries to come up with a new message about humanity to be sent into space while his mother walks across the United States. A tender portrait of what it means to let go.


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