Theatre Odyssey will present its eighth annual Ten-Minute Play Festival March 29 -31 at the Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe, 1646 10th Way in Sarasota. Performances for Friday and Saturday night will be presented at 8:00 p.m. with matinee performances on Saturday (new this year) and Sunday at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for students. Click here to purchase tickets or call 941-799-7224.
Eight plays will be featured at this year’s Festival, four comedies and four dramas, chosen from 51 entries. Additionally, the winning play from Theatre Odyssey’s Student Playwriting Festival will also be performed.
“This year’s play selections have something for everybody and represent an impressive group of local playwrights,” said Catherine Randazzo, Theatre Odyssey president. “We’re also very proud to present the play Therapy, which won this year’s first annual Student Ten-Minute Play Writing Festival, open to all area high schools.”
The list of plays and playwrights selected for the 2013 Ten-Minute Play Festival are Excursions by Brandon Cohela, Reservations by Dylan Jones, War Hero by Julian Olf, White Castles by Mike Phelan, They’re Gonna Kill Gerite by Connie Schindewolf, Leaving Nic by Connie Schindewolf, A Little Help by Bernie Yanelli and Little Miss Ice Cream Cone by Bernie Yanelli.
Theatre Odyssey will also be selling anthologies of its past ten-minute plays available for purchase at this year’s festival. Volume One features the plays from 2006 to 2009. Festival attendees will be able to place orders for Volume Two, which will include plays from 2010 through this 2013 season. Both volumes will be sold at a discounted price during the festival.
There’s still time to join us as a Play Sponsor! Play sponsors may receive an ad in the festival program and free tickets! Click on the top right tab, “SUPPORT US” to sponsor a play or click here.
Theatre Odyssey is grateful for the generous support of our 2013 Season Sponsors:
- SCENE Magazine
- Gerri Aaron
- Gulf Coast Community Foundation