Strawberry One-Act Festival

 

The Strawberry One-Act Festival –  Spring 2018

Poet's Den Theatre
309 East 108th Street, NYC
Between 1st & 2nd Avenue

April 18, 2018 - April 29, 2018

The Strawberry One-Act Festival is celebrating its 31st 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 Finals.  The playwright of the winning play receives $1,500.00 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, Best Set Design and Best Video Diary Short Film. Deadline for Submissions for the April Festival is Noveember 15, 2017.  Late submissions is anything received after November 15, 2017.  To obtain an application email us at RiantTheatre@gmail.com To submit full-length plays, musicals, variety acts, cabaret acts, improv shows, sketch comedy shows and readings email us and request an application for the Strawberry Theatre Festival.


The industry judges include:
A Theatre Producer, a Literary Agent & a Casting Director.

The Award Ceremony for the Strawberry One-Act Theatre Festival will be on Sunday, April 29, 2018. 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 Awards Ceremony for the Strawberry One-Act Theatre Festival
Sunday, April 29, 2018.
Location:  Poet's Den Theatre, 309 East 108th St, NYC.
 
To hear some testimonials 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.

Kevin Hansen
          

The Awards Ceremony

THE AWARDS CEREMONY FOR
THE STRAWBERRY ONE-ACT  FESTIVAL

SUNDAY, August 27th at 7pm

At the Riant Theatre, 31 West 34th Street, 7th Fl, NYC

Tickets are $25 in Advance Online

$35 on Day of Event Online

$40 at the DOOR (Cash Only)

Nominees for BEST PLAY
A PLAY ON WORDS by Albert Repicci
TYPE CAST by Adam Delia
BANGING ON THE KEYBOARD by Crystal Cabrae

SICK AND TIRED by Diane L. Parker  (WINNER BEST PLAY AWARD)


THIS WAY OUT by Annie Rosenberg
TREFFPUNKT by Natalie Lifson
CHEESECAKE by Nadia Asencio
THE UNSPOKEN 200 by Ehinomen Okojie
TELL ME YOUR CRAZY by Jason Kurtz
KETCHUP OR MUSTARD
by Lior Almagor
TRAIL MIX by Patrick Sherrard
LITTLE INVISIBLE BACKPACKS by Magdalena Cychowski
 
Nominees for BEST DIRECTOR
Adam Delia (Type Cast)
Brett Douglas (Tell Me Your Crazy)
David Kahawaii IV (This Way Out)
Jonathan Downey (The Unspoken 200)
Magdalena Cychowski (Little Invisible Backpacks) (WINNER BEST DIRECTOR AWARD)


Nicholas Orvis (Sick and Tired)
Ramona Floyd (A Play on Words)
Robin Anne Joseph (The Late Gordon Kaplan)

Nominees for BEST ACTOR
Amilcar Javier (Cheesecake!)
Ehinomen Okojie (The Unspoken 200)
Ethan Coniglio (Extraordinary)
Jesse Pimentel (Tell Me Your Crazy)
Michael Piper-Younie (A Play on Words)
Miles Gutierrez-Riley (This Way Out) (WINNER BEST ACTOR AWARD)

Ryan Caisley (The Waiting Room)
Travis Ratts (Rousing the Head)
 
Nominees for BEST ACTRESS
Alexandra Berenbaum (Tell Me Your Crazy)
Devin Kessler (The Unspoken 200)
Diane L. Parker (Sick and Tired) (WINNER BEST ACTRESS AWARD)

Jess Carillo (Type Cast)
Malinda Logan (Cheesecake!)
Marianne Chase (The Waiting Room)
Stephanie Weppler (A Play on Words)
Sara Parcesepe (Treffpunkt)
 
Nominees for BEST COSTUME DESIGN
A Night at Stonewall
Banging On The Keyboard
Reverend Mother’s Final Confession
Sick and Tired
Tell Me Your Crazy
The Tale of Sam Meraux (WINNER BEST COSTUME DESIGN)
The Unspoken 200
Treffpunkt

Sunday, August 27th at 7:00 pmPrice: $25.00

Sunday, August 27th at 7:00 pmPrice: $35.00

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Email us at RiantTheatre@gmail.com to obtain an application for the Strawberry One-Act Festival April 2018. (15-30 minute plays.) 

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