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Ten Minute Play Festival
Producers: Lisa D'Angelo
Kelly Flaherty
Directors:Matt Lundeen
Sophie Rich
Andrew Felknor
Isabella Costantino-Carrigan
Marshall Joun
Devon Kelleher
Fee:$175 due at audition.
No refunds after start of auditions.
Registration:Aug 11–Sep 6
AuditionsWed Sep 10th, 5:30-7:30PM.charlink:
Character Descriptions
Rehearsals: Mon–Thu: 5–9 PM starting September 15th.
one to two rehearsals per week per play, no more than two hours each. Dress Rehearsals: October 6–9
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Performances: 7 PM Fri Oct 10
2 PM Sat Oct 11
7 PM Sat Oct 11
Arlington Center for the Arts
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Ten Minute Play Festival

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Welcome to ACT's 2014 Ten Minute Play Festival. We are glad you are able to join us.


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Auditions are scheduled for Wed, Sep 10th 5:30–7:30 PM

In preparation for auditions, please:

First Rehearsal

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Our first rehearsal will be Monday, September 15th from 5–7 PM at ACT. We will be holding a parents meeting on Monday at 5:00 PM to recruit Committee Heads for Cast Party, T-shirts, Publicity, Tickets/box office, Raffle, Program, Costumes/makeup, Props, Sets, Bake Sale, and Run Crew.

We look forward to seeing you then.

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Links to the online schedule for all shows can be found in the table on the right. These schedules will continue to be updated as rehearsals start, so be sure to check back frequently.

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About the Plays

With a variety of short productions, the Ten Minute Play Festival offers ACTors more opportunities to explore their talents than they might find in a larger production.

The Stain by Kristen Dabrowski
Directors:Isabella Costantino Carrigan and Marshall Joun
Rehearsals:Tuesdays 5–7 PM
A puddle, a skunk, and pudding make it very difficult for Andy to have a good day. How does he deal with all of these embarrassing events? With humor, of course
You Lookin' at Me? by Jan Peyersen Ewen
Directors:Andrew Felknor and Devon Kelleher
Rehearsals:Wednesdays 5–7 PM
A fractured fairy tale about Little Red and her new business venture: a school of self defense. Hilarity ensues when Cinderella, Snow White, and other fairy tale characters learn to protect themselves against evil witches.
Blow by Blow by Steve Smith
Director:Matt Lundeen
Rehearsals:Mondays 5–6 PM
A divorced couple air out their differences about leaf blowers on the front lawn, as the neighbors, the police, and some ninjas look on in confused astonishment.
How We Talk In South Boston by David Lindsay-Abaire
Director:Sophie Rich
Rehearsals:Wednesdays 6:30–7:30 PM
A family from South Boston find out their daughter is to wed a man from outside the neighborhood. Hilarity ensues as the family comes to terms with racial and class stereotypes.
Controlling Interest by Wayne Rawley
Director:Sophie Rich
Rehearsals:Thursdays 6–7 PM
A company of 8 year olds holds a meeting about kick ball, ant hills, and tries to decide if it’s time for the boys to start liking the girls. Ewwww Cooties!
The Philadelphia by David Ives
Director:Lexi Quagliozzi
Rehearsals:Mondays 6–7 PM
Two men meet at a coffee shop and discuss the alternate universe of Philadelphia. Or is it Detroit?
Surprise by Mark Harvey Levine
Director:Sophie Rich
Rehearsals:Thursdays 7–8 PM
A psychic is dumped by his girlfriend, and immediately falls in love with the waitress. He knew it was going to happen this way.....right?
The Spot by Steven Dietz
Director:Michael McCormack
Rehearsals:Mondays 7–8 PM
The filming of a political PSA turns into a debate about truth, the feeling deep in your heart, and someone as dumb as a box of hammers.

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