One-Act Play Festival 2023

Friday March 24th

SHOW #1 A Part of Myself by Steven Morton
presented by Aida Cupcakes Present

SHOW DESCRIPTION: A drag queen confronts his conservative family about what he’s given up and been asked to give up for them.

Drama | Musical | 40 min
A Part of Myself is produced with permission by the playwright

SHOW #2 Bathsheba and the Books by David Ellis Heyman
presented by Handmade Ivy Stage and Screen

SHOW DESCRIPTION: King Solomon gives his mother Bathsheba fifteen minutes to pick the books of the Bible so he can rush it to publication to avoid bankruptcy from temple construction cost overruns.

Farce | Comedy | 50 min | ADVISORY—Strong Language

Bathsheba and the Books is produced with permission by the playwright 


SHOW #3 Wrestling with Andy Kaufman by Safia Elder and AJ Pearce

presented by Workshop Theatre

SHOW DESCRIPTION: A one man show about Andy Kaufman descends into a dissection of the nature of performance.

Drama | Comedy | 20 min | ADVISORY—Strong Language & Violence

Wrestling with Andy Kaufman is produced with permission by the playwright 


Saturday March 25th

SHOW #1 Emi Laara: Little Stories to Dream by Hebert Poll Gutierrez

presented by Imaginante SCSHOW DESCRIPTION:

Emi laara: little stories from the soul to defend and promote the authentic Afro-Cuban identity.

Drama | Comedy | 30 min
Emi Laara is produced with permission by the playwright


SHOW #2 Dispatches From the Asylum: The Story of Nellie Bly, Badass Girl Reporter by Wendy Froberg

presented by Archetype Productions

SHOW DESCRIPTION: In 1887, investigative journalist Nellie Bly feigned a mental illness to be admitted to a lunatic asylum and exposed the maltreatment of psychiatric patients, ushering in a new age of more humane mental health understanding and treatment.

 Drama | 60 min
Dispatches From the Asylum is produced with permission by the playwright


SHOW #3 Mudflap Girl by Sya Sen
presented by Sundog Storytellers

SHOW DESCRIPTION: In the 1970s an iconic image of a silhouetted woman started appearing on truck mudflaps; this is her story.

Drama | 60 min | ADVISORY – Silhouetted nudity

Mudflap Girl is produced with permission by the playwright

Performances are all PG-13 or above, and are not recommended for young children.

Showtimes: 7:30pm each evening. Each performance is under 60 minutes in length

Tickets: $18 General Admission

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