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THE STRAWBERRY ONE-ACT THEATRE FESTIVAL - September 2019
September 18, 2019 through September 29, 2019
Theatre 54 @ Shetler Studios
244 West 54th St, 12th Fl, NYC
Between Broadway & 8th Avenue
Trains: 
#1 to 50th St, or B,D or E to 7th Avenue

 

                       

 
For Group Sales and Other Perks, Buy a Strawberry Festival Pass at click here.
 

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The Strawberry One-Act Festival
At Theatre 54 @ Shetler Studios & Theatres
244 West 54th St, 12 Floor, NYC
Tickets: $25 online, $27 at the door (Cash Only)
Box Office: 646-623-3488
 
To buy Tickets to the Plays in the Semi-Finals click here
 
 
 
THE COMEUPPANCE OF PUGNACIOUS PAULLY
By Philip Kushner
Directed by Adam Delia
Featuring:  Marco Greco and Philip Kushner
Meeting your childhood hero isn’t always what you think it’ll be.
 
 
 
FREAK
Written & Directed by Patricia Hayes
Featuring: Kevin Gonzalez, David Malinsky and Rica Ocampo
An online date that takes some comedic dark turns. 
 
 
SOMETHING UNKNOWN
By Marie Wall
Directed by Courtney Seyl
Featuring:  Sara Levine, Marie Wall and Michael Wemer

A young woman, unsure of her place in the Universe, looks for answers from a psychic.
 
 
 
TWO GOOD DOGS by Anthony Roesch
Directed by Adriana Alter
Featuring:  Valerie Donaldson, Aaron Smallwood Jr. and Amy Stapleton

Two homeless people sit by the Chicago River discuss life, racism, love, loss and two good dogs.
 
 
 
AU BOIS (IN THE WOODS) Written & Directed by Amy Losi
Featuring:  J. Dolan Brynes, Mike Durell, Johnny Blaze Leavitt and Ed Ryan

A married couple discovers it’s never too late to experience passion in the woods outside Paris. The only problem is getting caught. A comedy based on a short story by Guy de Maupassant.
 
 
THE PERSONIFICATION OF BEING
By Patricia Hayes
Directed by Whitney Stone
Featuring:  Patricia Hayes and Jarvis Smith
A failing marriage due to illness and infidelities is put to the final test.
 
 
SOMETIMES THEY DO
By Bill Morton
Directed by Nic Anthony
Featuring:  Katherine Hasell, Bill Morton and Demarttice Tunstall

Leonara, an old drag queen singer, gives the worst performance of his life and freaks out about his future.
 
 
NOT THAT ILLEGAL
By Yusuf Yildiz
Directed Laurence Schwartz
Featuring:  Dylan Combs, Joshua R. Pyne and Yusuf Yildiz

Ali Can, a Turkish immigrant, is forced to end his 10-year long journey in the US due to unfortunate events. He convinces his best friend to help him with a highly risky plan to trick his arch-nemesis USCIS.  Find out how USCIS's nerve-racking interview turns into a hilarious journey.
 
 
 
 
LOVE IN BEDSTUY
By Nicole O’Connor
Directed by Patricia Floyd
Featuring:  Selear Duke, Ruben St. Vilus and Roselyn Sylvain

It all happened to the tune of a jazzy saxy sound on a hot a summer's day at a Block Party in Bedford-Stuyvesant. That’s where Marsha met Dwayne. She was available and checking out the cuties. He was on fire and cooking up a storm. Everybody was getting their drink on.
 
 
RIDING ON BALD TIRES WITH A BUSTED HEADLIGHT by Nikiya Tucker
Directed by Patricia Floyd
Featuring:  Michael Boyd, Kimberly Burns, Patricia Fields, Lorenzo Martin, Mireille and Rueben St. Vilus

A young woman struggles as she endures the discomfort of moving back home with her two children in tow. Trying to move southbound for a better life, she is having a hard time planting her feet and turns to her last hope.
 
 
The Semi-Finals
Thursday, September 26th at 6pm & 8:30pm
For tickets click here.
 
The Finals
Saturday, September 28th at 12pm
Plays to be announced.
For tickets click here.

The Best Plays in the festival will perform and the Industry Judges will select the Best Play. 

The Industry Judges will include:
  • ELLYN LONG MARSHALL, Casting Director, Orpheus Casting
  • MARGARET EMORY, Agent, SW ARTISTS, Representing
    actors for film, TV and theatre and seeking actors for the EXPANDING commerical and voiceover department at SW Artists, a talent agency in New York City.
  • SUE LAWLESS, Director, Credits include: FIVE O"CLOCK GIRL on Broadway.
  • FULTON C. HODGES, Actor & Director, Black Spectrum Theatre
The Finalist are:


THE STOCKYARD

By Sean Hazen
Directed by Patricia Floyd
Featuring: Tracey Lewis, Duke Williams, Natasha Kaminsky, Jonathan Lopez and Tyler Shand

A woman who escaped a sex trafficking ring comes back to a bar looking for her sister, but her plans change when she's confronted with her past.
 



 
WHEN YOU COME FOR ONE OF US, YOU COME FOR ALL OF US AKA THIS IS AMERICA
By Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj Directed by Adam Mace
Featuring:  Teisha Duncan and Samantina Zenon

Documentary theatre piece based on interviews from homeless Hattian women who are members of the New Sanctuary Coalition, facing deportation.




Saturday, September 28th at 12pm (There will be one intermission.)

Tickets are $30 Online and $32 at the Box Office (Cash Only)

The Awards Ceremony
For the Strawberry One-Act Theatre Festival

Sunday, September 29, 2019 at 5:30pm
Theatre 54 @ Shetler Studios & Theatres
244 West 54th St, 12th Fl, NYC
Between Broadway & 8th Avenue

For Awards Show Tickets click here.

Tickets may be purchased online now or at the Box Office for the Strawberry One-Act Festival beginning September 18th at:

Theatre 54 @ Shetler Studios & Theatres
244 West 54th St, 12th Fl, NYC
Between Broadway & 8th Avenue

Box Office Hours:

Monday - Friday: 6pm - 10pm

Saturdays: 11:30am - 8pm

Sundays: 12pm - 8pm

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