Strawberry One-Act Festival

 

The Strawberry One-Act Festival – Summer 2014

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

August 20, 2014 - August 31, 2014

The Strawberry One-Act Festival is celebrating its 26th 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 $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 and Best Actress. Deadline for Submissions for the Summer Festival is April 30, 2014.  The deadline for late submissions is May 15, 2014.  To download an application click here.  To submit full-length plays, musicals and staged readings click here for an application for the Strawberry Theatre Festival.

The Judges for the Finals of the Strawberry One-Act Festival TBA.
 
The Award Ceremony & Performance will be on Sunday, August 31st at 4pm.  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 9.
 
The Launch Party for the Strawberry One-Act Festival 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 Winter 2013 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 $22 online and $25 CASH ONLY AT THE BOX OFFICE.

Kevin Hansen
          

The Awards Ceremony & Performance for the Strawberry One-Act Festival, February 23rd at 8pm

The 4 Best Plays in the Festival will be performed and Awards will be presented to the
Best Play, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress & Best Short Film from the Video Diaries Project. 

CORNER CAFÉ by Luke Younger & Tomas Delgado
When pursuing your passion, sis there such a thing as a work life balance?
Two writers on opposite sides of that spectrum disagree as to what is the key to happiness.
 
MOSQUITA MUERTA by Victoria Collado
After a catastrophic event that would change her life forever, Jacqueline D’France voched to kill every single mosquito that she would ever encounter. The obsession takes over her life and she is left with nothing.

GOOD MORNING by Matthew Stannah
Directed by Yudellka Heyer
A one night stand from hell!!!

 

ACOUSTIC SPACE Written & Directed by Anthony Marinelli - THE BEST PLAY AWARD
Featuring: Joseph Cassese, Rick Schneider & Alison Parks
Producers: AntHill Productions
How technology has changed the way we communicate.

The Nominations for Best Director Are:
 
Michelle Antelo for MOSQUITA MUERTA
Anthony Fusco for SOLE MATES
Yudelka Heyer for GOOD MORNING - THE BEST DIRECTOR AWARD
 
Anthony Marinelli for ACOUSTIC SPACE
John McDermott for MOM NEVER TAUGHT US THAT
 
The Nominations for Best Actor Are:
 
Russell Aaronson (Sully) STICK N MOVE
Joseph Cassese (Michael) ACOUSTIC SPACE
James Plysick (Jason) GOOD MORNING
Tomas Rene (Fish) WITH LOVE
Luke Younger (Brett) CORNER CAFÉ - THE BEST ACTOR AWARD
 
 
The Nominations for Best Actress Are:
 
Victoria Collado for MOSQUITA MUERTA
Louisa Gallanda (Helen Levy) for ADJUSTMENTS
Esti Macinnes (Sam) for GOOD MORNING - THE BEST ACTRESS AWARD
 
Alison Parks (Arlene) for ACOUSTIC SPACE
Chablis Quartermain (Woman) for LOVE SUCKS
 
The Nominations for Best Short Film Are:
 
HAIR OF THE DOG by Paul Dominick
I CAN’T LET THEM BITCHES WIN by Ryan Rodriguez - THE BEST SHORT FILM AWARD
FELT LEFT OUT by Uri Pavlovic
PLAYING AT WAR by Monika Baskiewicz
WITH LOVE by Alexander Morrow
 
THE AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD - WITH LOVE by Alexander Morrow


Tickets are $27 online and $30 at the Box Office

Sunday, February 23rd at 8:00 pmPrice: $27.00

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Click here to download an application for the Strawberry One-Act Festival Summer 2014. (15-30 minute plays.) Deadline April 30th for the Summer Festival. Other Format of Application Click Here.

Click here to download an application to the Strawberry Theatre Festival for Full-Length Plays (55-90 minutes), Musicals (not to exceed 120 minutes), Short Plays (40-50 minutes) and Staged Reading.  Deadline to submit a play is April 30, 2014. Other Format of Application Click Here.

Loving You - The Novel

The Novel & Soundtrack
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Novel

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The Best Plays From The Strawberry One-Act Festival: Volume 6

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