midst06.07.13 – 06.30.13

2013 Source Festival: IN THE MIDST, Six
10-Minute Plays

Join CulturalDC for our 6th Annual Source Festival, June 7 – June 30 as 25 original works are debuted for the stage. The Festival line-up includes three Full-Length Plays, 18 10-Minute Plays and three Artistic Blind Dates.

This year’s 10-Minute Plays themes: In the Midst, On the Cusp and Afterward.

IN THE MIDST: LAKE UNTERSEE, the full-length play that inspired this grouping, follows a young man in the midst of discovering exactly who he is. Each of these 10-Minute Plays finds characters in the middle of a crucial turning point in their lives.


Performances (click to purchase tickets):
June 7, 8pm
June 11, 8pm
June 15, 1 pm
June 21, 6pm
June 30, 4pm

THE RETURN OF THE LIVING
By Eric Appleton
Directed by Joel David Santner
Cast: Grant Clyod, Anna Jackson, Jim Osteen
As a mummy rampages through their home, Devon and Audrey realize that the mummy might not be the only one who has come to visit them from the afterlife.

REFLECTIONS
By Jonathon Cook
Directed by Kelsey Mesa
Cast: Lynette Rathnum and Dexter Hamlett
A young girl with a supernatural power has disappeared, and it’s not just her parents who are left to wonder what might have happened.

FROSTY: A CHILLY TRAGEDY WITH SEXY BITS
By Krista Knight
Directed by Kelsey Mesa
Music by Barry Brinegar
He melted her heart, and then he melted.

PIONEERS
By Molly Hagan
Directed by Joel David Santner
Cast: Kathleen Cole-Burke and Logan Sutherland
A young couple imagines the world beyond the hospital walls as they pass the time in a hospital waiting room.

FIRST STOP: NIAGARA FALLS
By Renee Calarco
Directed by Jeremy Skidmore
Cast: Sarah Ferrie, Anne Lanthrop, Emily Kester, Alex Badalov, Stephanie Lavardera
All Amy has ever wanted to do is go to Ibiza and have fun. Instead she has a baby. At the office.

PAS DE DEUX FOR A MICROWAVE NIGHT
By Stephen Lewis
Directed by Joel David Santner
Cast: Dana Maas, Alex Perez, Logan Sutherland, Grant Cloyd, Ariana Almajan
Two lonely souls find deceit, hope, Mongolian barbecue and ballet on an online dating site.

Source Festival combines the forces of rising talent with established artists. Driven by creativity, collaboration and invention, artists from across the nation present 25 new works over three weeks. The relationships built here lay the path for the next generation of outstanding performing artists.

Photo credit: 2012 Source Festival Ten Minute Play, THE CLIFF, by Nelson Diaz-Marcano, directed by Debbi Arseneaux, featuring Arden Moscati and Julian Gordon. Photo by C. Stanley Photography

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