Strawberry One-Act Festival

 

The Strawberry One-Act Festival – Summer 2017

Theatre at St. Clement's
423 West 46th Street, NYC
Between 9th & 10th Avenue

July 13,  2017 - July 30, 2017

The Strawberry One-Act Festival is celebrating its 30th season, the brainchild of Artistic Director, Van Dirk Fisher, is a play competition in which the audience and the theatre's judges cast their votes to select the best play of the season.  Twice a year, hundreds of plays from across the country are submitted for the competition.  Plays move from the 1st Round to the Semi-Finals and then the Finals.  The playwright of the winning play receives $4,000.00 and the opportunity to have a full-length play developed by the Riant.  The awards to be presented are Best Play, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Costume Design and Best Video Diary Short Film. Deadline for Submissions for the Summer Festival is Noveember 15, 2016.  The deadline for late submissions is January 15, 2017.  To obtain an application email us at RiantTheatre@gmail.com To submit full-length plays and musicals email us and request an application for the Strawberry Theatre Festival.


The industry judges include:
Broadway Producer: Alia Harvey-Jones from Front Row Productions
(Trip To Bountiful, Romeo and Juliet, Cat On A Hot Tin Roof & Street Car Named Desire);
Casting Director:  Ellyn Long Marshall from Orpheus Group Casting (Girlfight (2000), Real Women Have Curves (2002), Maria Full of Grace (2004), and Amreeka (2009))
 
 
The Award Ceremony for the Strawberry One-Act Theatre Festival will be on Sunday, August 27th at 7pm, In addition, some of the plays in the festival will be selected for publication in our anthology: The Best Plays From The Strawberry One-Act Festival: Volume Nine.
 
The Launch Party for the Strawberry One-Act Festival
Special Screening of the Video Diaries Project
Reception after Screening

Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 3pm
Location: TBA

Tickets will go on sale TBA
 
Proceeds from the Launch Party will benefit our YOUTH EMPOWERMENT SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS.
 
The Awards Ceremony for the Strawberry One-Act Theatre Festival
Sunday, August 27, 2017 at 7pm
Location:  TBA

 
To hear some testimonies from artist who have participated in the Strawberry One-Act Festival click here.
 
See photos on our Facebook Page from our Summer 2014 Launch Party for the Strawberry One-Act Festival.   Click Here
 
To see the Video Diaries Project: A Series of Short Films about the Artists in the Strawberry One-Act Festival during the Summer 2013 Click here.
 
You can see an excerpt from our Documentary - THE MAKING OF THE STRAWBERRY ONE-ACT FESTIVAL Winter 2010 - Click Here.
 
Join our Email Club to receive notification of plays as they advance in the festival from Round 1, to the Semi-Finals, the Finals and The Award Ceremony - click here.
 
Tickets are $25 online and $27 CASH ONLY AT THE BOX OFFICE.
Premium Seats are $30 online and $35 CASH ONLY AT THE BOX OFFICE.

Kevin Hansen
          

Strawberry Festival Passes

 

**SPECIAL DEALS:  These passes allows you to see any performance in the Strawberry Theatre Festival & the Strawberry One-Act Festival at the Theatre at St. Clement's between July 14th and July 27, 2016.  
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(To see IN MYSTERIOUS WAYS you MUST USE (2) TWO Tickets.)
 
Strawberry Pass - $192, Premium Seating: $230
8 tickets to the Strawberry One-Act Festival*
Perks:  Skip to the front of the line for the best seats
1 Free Drink or Snack

Strawberry Tart Pass - $290, Premium Seating: $345
12 tickets to the Strawberry One-Act Festival*
Perks:  Skip to the front of the line for the best seats
A Riant Theatre Mug or Water Bottle and 1 Free Drink

Strawberry Shortcake Pass - $390, Premium Seating: $465
16 tickets to the Strawberry One-Act Festival*
Perks:  A Riant Theatre T-Shirt or Strawberry Festival T-Shirt
1 Free Drink and Snack
Skip to the front of the line for the best seats

Strawberry Soufflé Pass - $600, Premium Seating:  $720
25 tickets to the Strawberry One-Act Festival*
Perks:  A Riant Theatre Mug or Water Bottle
A Strawberry One-Act Festival T-Shirt
2 Free Drinks and Snacks
Skip to the front of the line for the best seats

* Please note that the date below refers to the expiration date for your tickets.
** At check out you can give us a list (optional) of names you would like to leave the tickets for at the BOX OFFICE, as well as the date(s) you would like to use the Festival Pass Tickets.

Wednesday, July 27th at 10:00 pmPrice: $192.00

Wednesday, July 27th at 10:00 pmPrice: $230.00

Wednesday, July 27th at 10:00 pmPrice: $290.00

Wednesday, July 27th at 10:00 pmPrice: $345.00

Wednesday, July 27th at 10:00 pmPrice: $390.00

Wednesday, July 27th at 10:00 pmPrice: $465.00

Wednesday, July 27th at 10:00 pmPrice: $600.00

Wednesday, July 27th at 10:00 pmPrice: $720.00

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Email us at RiantTheatre@gmail.com to obtain an application for the Strawberry One-Act Festival Summer 2017. (15-30 minute plays.) Deadline November15th for the Summer Festival.  Late Deadline is January 15, 2017.

Email us at RiantTheatre@gmail.com to obtain an application to the Strawberry Theatre Festival for Full-Length Plays (55-90 minutes), Musicals (not to exceed 120 minutes) and Short Plays (40-50 minutes).  Deadline to submit a play is November 15, 2016.  Late Deadline is January 15, 2017. 

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