Strawberry One-Act Festival
The Hudson Guild Theatre
441 West 26th Street, NYC
Between 9th & 10th Avenue
The Strawberry One-Act Festival is celebrating its 27th 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 Winter Festival is October 30, 2014. The deadline for late submissions is November 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 Awards Ceremony & Performance for the Strawberry One-Act Festival Sunday, August 31st at 8:15pm
The Four Best Plays from the Strawberry One-Act Festival will be performed and Awards will be given out for BEST PLAY, BEST DIRECTOR, BEST ACTOR, BEST ACTRESS.
THE YOUTH EMPOWERMENT SCHOLARSHIP AWARD will be presented to NIK WHITCOMB.
The 4 BEST PLAYS will be posted after the FINALS on Friday, August 29th.
AND BABY MAKES THREE by Rick Charles Mueller
A young man with turrets is suddenly reunited with the woman who killed his father.
Directed by Chauncey Alan
Directed by Rosemary Melanson (Mijal)
A business man with issues, trying to get to an important meeting, gets trapped in a NYC elevator on the 25th floor with two women. Survival instincts kick in with a hilarious outcome in GOING UP?
FREAK by Chelsea Cohen
After their son opens fire on his classmates, David and Grace are left to pick up the pieces and ask what’s next.
CHAUNCEY ALAN (LIKE A LADY) - BEST DIRECTOR AWARD
- DEKUNLE (SILVERLIGHT)
- CIHANGIR DUMAN (THE ESCAPE ARTIST)
- JUSTIN JOHNSON (SPERM)
- JEANA SCOTTI (ALVEOLI (BABY’S BREATH)
- KAI HSAING TU (A DREAM CALLED OCEAN)
- CHRISTIN BARBER (OUR SONG)
- PEDRO DE LEON (BAILEY’S PRAIRIE, TX)
- PAUL LEMONIER (LIKE A LADY)
- ANDY PHILLIPS (THE ESCAPE ARTIST)
- JOHN SAFINA (GOING UP?)
TOMMY SCHUTZ (AND BABY MAKES THREE) - BEST ACTOR AWARD
- COLEY CAMPANY (FREAK)
- JESSICA CANNIZZARO (ALVEOLI (BABY’S BREATH)
- EMMA JEAN DELIA (AND BABY MAKES THREE)
- ALYSSA EASTERLY (POP GOES THE WEASEL)
ELOISE EDWARDS (LIKE A LADY) - BEST ACTRESS AWARD
- ADARA TOTINO (STRANGER WITH A GUN)
Tickets are $30 online and $32 at the Box Office (Cash Only)