Strawberry One-Act Festival

 

The Strawberry One-Act Festival –  Spring 2018

Theatre 54 @ Shetler's Studio
244 West 54th St, 12th Floor, NYC
Between Broadway & 8th Avenue
 
May 16, 2018 - May 27, 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 May 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, May 27, 2018 at 6PM. 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 Launch Party for the Strawberry One-Act Festival

Meet, Mix & Mingle and see a Screening of
The Video Diaries Project
Saturday, April 28th at 4:30PM - 7PM
At Ripley Grier Studios, 520 Eighth Avenue, 10th Fl, Studio 10D, NYC
Between 36th & 37th St.

 
The Awards Ceremony for the Strawberry One-Act Theatre Festival
Sunday, May 27, 2018.
Location:  Theatre 54 @ Shetler's Studio, 12th Fl, 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
          

Strawberry Festival Passes

 

**SPECIAL DEALS:  These passes allows you to see any performance in the Strawberry Theatre Festival & the Strawberry One-Act Festival at the Theatre 54 @ Shetler Studios, 244 West 54th Street, 12th Floor until May 25, 2018.
*****
 
 
Strawberry Pass - $192
8 tickets to the Strawberry One-Act Festival*
Perks:  Skip to the front of the line for the best seats

Strawberry Tart Pass - $290
12 tickets to the Strawberry One-Act Festival*
Perks:  Skip to the front of the line for the best seats
A Riant Theatre Mug or Water Bottle

Strawberry Shortcake Pass - $390
16 tickets to the Strawberry One-Act Festival*
Perks:  A Riant Theatre T-Shirt or Strawberry Festival T-Shirt
Skip to the front of the line for the best seats

Strawberry Soufflé Pass - $600
25 tickets to the Strawberry One-Act Festival*
Perks:  A Riant Theatre Mug or Water Bottle
A Strawberry One-Act Festival T-Shirt
Skip to the front of the line for the best seats

* Please note that the date below refers to the expiration date for your tickets.
** At check out you can give us a list (optional) of names you would like to leave the tickets for at the BOX OFFICE, as well as the date(s) you would like to use the Festival Pass Tickets.

Saturday, May 26th at 12:00 AMPrice: $192.00

Saturday, May 26th at 12:00 AMPrice: $290.00

Saturday, May 26th at 12:00 AMPrice: $390.00

Saturday, May 26th at 12:00 AMPrice: $600.00

The Semi-Finals for the Strawberry One-Act Festival

The best plays from Round 1 of the competition.

Call the box office 646-623-3488 after May 20th to see which shows are in the Semi-Finals or join our Email Club to receive notification. Or check here for the results.
 
Semi Finals #1 Tuesday, May 22nd at 6:00 pm &
Wednesday, May 23rd at 8:30 pm
 

 
THE GOOD SEEDS by Lauren Andrews
 
 
 


MILE MARKER 117 by Peter M. Carrozzo



JANET & JOYCE by Alex McFarlane



MARTIN'S T.R.U.T.H. by Victor Vauban Jr.
 
Semi Finals #2 Wednesday, May 23rd at 6:00 pm &
Thursday, May 24th at 8:30 pm
 
 
 

 
JUST LIKE THE MOVIES by Peter Scarpinato
 
 
DEUCES ARE WILD by Anthony Fusco
 

 
INTERVENTION INTENTION by Nancie Pacheo



IT'S NOT STAMPED ON YOUR FOREHEAD by Natasha Cobb

 
Semi Finals #3 – Tuesday, May 22nd at 8:30 pm &
Thursday, May 24th  at 6:00 pm
 
 
 


THE ORANGE LILY by Dymon Taylor Davis



STEVE by Ian Eaton
 

 
LACRIMOSA by Christopher Marshall
 


RESERVATIONS FOR DINNER by Sean O'Leary
 
 
At Theatre 54 @ Shetler Studios
244 West 54th Street, 12th Floor, NYC
Between 7th & 8th Avenue

Tickets are $25 Online and $27 at the Box Office (Cash Only)

Tuesday, May 22nd at 6:00 pmPrice: $25.00

Tuesday, May 22nd at 8:30 pmPrice: $25.00

Wednesday, May 23rd at 6:00 pmPrice: $25.00

Wednesday, May 23rd at 8:30 pmPrice: $25.00

Thursday, May 24th at 6:00 pmPrice: $25.00

Thursday, May 24th at 8:30 pmPrice: $25.00

The Finals

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

The Industry Judges will include:

A Casting Director, a Literary Agent, an Actor and Theatre Producer.

Saturday, May 26th at 12pm

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


At Theatre 54 @ Shetler Studios
244 West 54th St, 12 Floor, NYC


 

The 4 Best Plays will perform at the Awards Ceremony on Sunday, May 27th at 6PM and awards will be persented for Best Play, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Set, Best Costumes and Best Video Diary.

Saturday, May 26th at 12:00 PMPrice: $30.00

The Awards Ceremony

THE AWARDS CEREMONY FOR
THE STRAWBERRY ONE-ACT  FESTIVAL

SUNDAY, May 27th at 5pm

At Theatre 54 @ Shetler Studios
244 West 54th Street, 12 Fl, NYC

Tickets are $30 in Advance Online

$35 on Day of Event Online

$35 at the DOOR (Cash Only)

Nominees for BEST PLAY
 
Nominees for BEST DIRECTOR

Nominees for BEST ACTOR

Nominees for BEST ACTRESS

Nominees for BEST SET DESIGN
 
Nominees for BEST COSTUME DESIGN
 
Nominees for BEST VIDEO DIARY SHORT FILM

 

Sunday, May 27th at 5:00 pmPrice: $30.00

Sunday, May 27th at 5:00 pmPrice: $35.00

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The Riant Theatre Box Office:
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Need Help? Have a Question? Contact us at Customer Service: Email us: RiantTheatre@gmail.com

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

Email us at RiantTheatre@gmail.com to obtain 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), Variety Acts, Cabaret Acts, Magic Shows, Sketch Comedy, Improv Shows and Readings..  

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