Articles on the Summer 2015 Strawberry One-Act Festival

New York City's Strawberry One-Act Festival Has 30 Plays from Mainstream to Multicultural in August

Riant Theatre's Strawberry One-Act Festival Opens 8/9

Articles on the Winter 2014 Strawberry One-Act Festival


The Riant Theatre To Host Strawberry One-Act Festival 25th Season Launch Party, 2/9 - January 14, 2014


Our Times Press - February 6 - 12, 2014

Trip To Bountiful Producers Honored  (See page 6 of article on pdf).

___________________________________________________________________ - Electronic Urban Report & New York Beacon Newspaper

Audrey’s Society Whirl: First Lady Michelle Obama Screens TV’s version of ‘The Trip to Bountiful’ in the White House

By Audrey J. Bernard, Style & Society Editor


Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's Lloyd Price is Honored by Riant Theatre’s Strawberry One-Act Festival


Riant Theatre’s Strawberry One-Act Festival Feb 13 – 23 in NYC has Musicals, Comedies & Dramas


Author Van Dirk Fisher’s New Book Chronicles One-act Stage Plays of New York

‘The Best Plays from the Strawberry One-Act Festival’ Showcases Best of Festival’s Repertoire


Broadwayworld Strawberry One Act winners

Articles on the Summer 2012 artists and plays in the Strawberry One-Act Festival and Strawberry Theatre Festival, which will be presented at the Theatre at St. Clements, 423 West 46th St., NYC.

Playwright interview:

Meet Teen Playwright Rachel Wagner, KIDS THESE DAYS.

Playwright and co-director interview:

Steve Stanulis                   

Police Officer's Steve Stanulis and Donald Bruce stand outside the 120 Precinct after arresting a man weilding an ax, circa 1998.


From the Page to the Stage: Exploring the Director’s Task By Jane Rubinsky


The Video Diaries Project: A Series Of Short Films About The Artists In The Strawberry One-Act Festival



Press on Butterfly which will be presented in the Strawberry One-Act Festival on July 31st:

The link to the article page:

The link to the front page:  - The Lexington Leader


NFA Presents One-Act Play in NYC - Times Herald - Record

A Hard Act To Follow:  A Visit To The Strawberry One-Act Festival  - NY Examiner

The Strawberry Festival Offers Opportunity For Broadway Hopeful - Film Festival Traveler

New Musical Dramatizes Susan Smith Case - An Interview with Riant Artistic Director Van Dirk Fisher - Actors Update, Chad Fasca







































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To submit your play for the Strawberry Theatre Festival (STF) for Full-Length Plays (55-90 minutes), Musicals (not to exceed 120 minutes), Short Plays (40-50 minutes), Variety Acts, Cabaret Acts, Magic Shows, Sketch Comedy, Improv Shows and Readings.  To submit your play to the STF go to   The Early Deadline is September 30, 2020Regular Deadline is October 30, 2020.  Notifications will be sent out by November 15, 2020.  The Strawberry Theatre Festival will run in JANUARY, FEBRUARY AND MARCH 2021.

Submissions are now being accepted for the Jocunda Music, Film & Theatre Festival.  We are seeking singers, r&b, neo soul, pop and hip hop artists; Films: short, narrative, animation and music videos; comedians and Short and Full Length Plays and Screenplays.

The Jocunda Music, Film & Theatre Festival will run from JANUARY through MARCH 30, 2021 at ARTEL Hotel in Brooklyn, NY.  Singers, Fashion Designers and Vendors send us a link to your music and/or performance.  Include your bio and a cover letter why you would like to be in the Josucnda MFT Festival.  Vendors email us to request an application for Vendors.  State in your email what it is you would be selling. (i.e. Food, Merchandise or Crafts.  Or if want to promote your business.)  Email submissions to

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