Audience reaction proclaimed the Eleventh Annual Ten-Minute Play Festival the best season of short plays that Theatre Odyssey has produced.
With this intense competition, Hands written by Sylvia Reed and directed by Seva Anthony, was deemed to be the Best Play. Clarinet Licks written by Fredric Sirasky and directed by Helen Holliday, was the Runner-up.
Congratulations to the winners and the other six finalists who participated in the Festival!
Theatre Odyssey was proud to produce their plays and also have the opportunity to showcase the Student Ten-Minute Playwriting Festival, 2016, Best Play, Brothers in Arms, written by high school senior Julien Freij.
Theatre Odyssey also wants to thank and acknowledge the casts and directors of each play, Donna DeFant, the Production Coordinator, Tami Vaughan, the Playbill designer, and the Artistic Team for their time, talent, blood, sweat and tears that went into making this a very successful Festival.
The Executive Producers for this Eleventh Annual Ten-Minute Play Festival were The Aaron Family Foundation, the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, SCENE Magazine, and WUSF Public Media. The Arnold Simonsen Family Charitable Foundation was a Producer. Theatre Odyssey is immensely grateful for these organizations generous support.