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10 MINUTE PLAYS

This year's 10 Minute Plays were inspired by opposing themes present in the 3 full length pieces.

LOST & FOUND

PRINCIPLES OF DRAMATIC WRITING
By Steve Moulds
Directed by Andrew Hawkins
When an undergraduate writing student comes face to face with her literary idol, she discovers reality can be much harsher than fiction.

JOU EAT VHAT JOU ARE
By Matthew Ivan Bennett
Directed by Natsu Onoda Power
A pig's foot, a hungry archetype and Dr. Carl Jung take an existential journey through the lower impulses of human behavior.

LANGUAGE MONKEY
By Juanita Rockwell
Directed by Carmen C. Wong
Mom's dead, but it looks good on her: she and her three adult children gather at the coffin to say their goodbyes.

THE TWO UFOLOGISTS
By Nicholas Gray
Directed by Timm y Metzner
Two amateur scientists look for love in a galaxy far, far away.

SASQUATCH AND THE MAN
By Eric Appleton
Directed by Jessica Lefkow
Jon, pursued through the suburbs by Sasquatch, guides his family through the mysteries of Buffalo, NY and learns the value of movement.

THE TRUTH ABOUT TINY TIM (pictured above)
By Eric Pfeffinger
Directed by David A. Snider
A man approaches Charles Dickens with a modest business proposal: writing the most famous work of fiction in history.

 

 

 

LOVERS & FRIENDS GROUP

LOVE, DEATH AND LATEX
By Jeffrey Mosser
Directed by Matt Ripa
Two balloons dream of bluer skies, but instead find themselves surrounded by the perils of an eight-year-old's birthday party.

DANCE WITH THE DEVIL
By Christine Hodak
Directed by Hannah Todd
The wife of a philandering state senator decides to take the lead once and for all.

FEEL YOUR BREATH
By B. Walker Sampson
Directed by Hannah Todd
Nameless lovers search for connection beyond the digital world.

FUGUE FOR AMOROUS TORNADOES
By Gabriel Jason Dean
Directed by Randy Baker
When two forces of nature collide, who will be left standing?

DRIVING HOME
By Margaret Hoffman
Directed by Amber Jackson
Two outlaws make a pit stop and realize that going home is never easy.

A DISTURBING ENCOUNTER AT THE CALHOUN RESIDENCE INVOLVING SEX, MARRIAGE AND THE AMERICAN MUSICAL THEATRE
By William Cameron
Directed by Hannah Todd
Roger and Charlotte Calhoun's dysfunctional marriage is thrown into even greater disarray when their son Billy brings home an attractive mathematically-deficient classmate.

 

HEROES & VILLAINS

EXECUTIVE ORDER 10450
By Hal Corley
Directed by Ryan S. Taylor
When a disillusioned man confronts his father about his role in a government cover-up, what secrets will be revealed?

OSCAR GRANT IS DEAD AND I'M TERRIFIED
By Michael Salomon
Directed by Raymond O. Caldwell
It's January 1, 2009, and a city is in turmoil after the shooting death of Oscar Grant. When the authority is to blame, who's in charge of keeping the peace?

THE PEACH
By Alex Dreamann
Directed by Ryan S. Taylor
Jake is a simple man. Karwacki is his partner in crime. But when the Boss changes the rules, are they still willing to play the game?

ICE HOLES
By Greg Romero
Directed by Ryan S. Taylor
What is the true meaning of discovery? Erik the Red leads some of history's greatest explorers in a dangerous game of chance while an Inuit person skates on thin ice.

PARK PLACE OR MONOPOLY BECOMES ELECTRA
By Lee August Praley
Directed by Colin A. Grube
Tragedy reigns for Electra and Orestes during a rousing game of Monopoly. And there will be blood.

TRUE NAILS
By Chris Van Strander
Directed by Alexander Strain


FULL-LENGTH

SPACEBAR: A BROADWAY PLAY BY KYLE SUGARMAN
By Michael Mitnick
Directed by Jason Schlafstein
Kyle is 15 and on a mission: he is convinced he has written the single best play in the history of the Universe — and he won't stop until Broadway realizes it.

THE MAKING OF A MODERN FOLK HERO
By Martín Zimmerman
Directed by Catherine Tripp
A congressman entices a friend (and washed-up actor) to portray a superhero in a stunt designed to save a public housing complex. But what happens when the superhero goes rogue?

VOLCANIC IN ORIGIN
By Gregory Hischak
Directed by Sonya Robbins
Seven scenes of emotional, marital and spiritual tectonics at play, an exploration of the shifting landscape beneath and between us.