Saint Stephen's Epispocal School student Julien Freij (left), author of AS LONG AS THE MOON SHINES, Best Play at Theatre Odyssey's Student Ten-Minute Playwriting Festival, with his mother Joanna, accepts congratulations from playwright Bernie Yanelli (right) at The Starlite Room on March 2, 2015.


Theatre Odyssey has announced that the finalists for the Tenth Annual Ten-Minute Play Festival are: THE COWARD by Dylan Jones THE DANCING LESSONS by Connie Schindewolf DREAM ON, MERRY MAY by Bernard Yanelli HIGH SCHOOL REUNION by Arthur Keyser IT’S TIME TO MOVE by Ron Pantello THE LOCKET by Mark Leib NIMBY by Robert Kinast… Read More


Festival plays to be announced at The Starlite Room

The plays selected for production at Theatre Odyssey’s Tenth Annual Ten-Minute Play Festival will be announced on March 2 at 5 p.m. at The Starlite Room in Sarasota. “This will be a celebration of the nominated plays, and a thank you to all playwrights who submitted work for consideration,” said Tom Aposporos, President of Theatre… Read More

Ben Kalish and Victoria Greenlaw in AS LONG AS THE MOON SHINES, Theatre Odyssey's Best Play at the Third Annual Student Ten-Minute Playwriting Festival. Photo credit: Cliff Roles

“AS LONG AS THE MOON SHINES” by Julien Freij is Best Play

The poignant story of a young man in search of his future while devoted to the care of his young sister was chosen as Best Play at the Third Annual Student Ten-Minute Playwriting Festival, at the Anne V. and David S. Howard Studio Theatre, State College of Florida, on January 16. The cast included Victoria… Read More

The cast of “Elevate My Life” by Jospeh Grosso, the 2014 Student Ten-Minute Playwriting Festival Best Play; photo credit: Cliff Roles.


Four plays have been selected to be presented at Theatre Odyssey’s Student Ten-Minute Playwriting Festival on Friday, January 16, 2015 at the David S. and Anne V. Howard Studio Theatre, State College of Florida (Bradenton Campus) at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, January 16, 2015. DUMBBELLS by Richard Caldwell is a three-person script that follows the… Read More


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