WHITE ANGEL by Keith Whalen, a taut story of a young man desperate to visit his girlfriend at her college dorm only to be intercepted by the protective “dorm mom,” was judged the 2021 Best Play, earning its playwright a cash prize of $500. Adjudicators for Theatre Odyssey’s Sixteenth Annual Ten-Minute Play Festival were New College Professor of English and Theater Nova Myhill, actress and director Pam Wiley, and Asolo Rep dramaturg James Monaghan.
WHITE ANGEL playwright Keith Whalen
Director Preston Boyd with the WHITE ANGEL cast, Thomas Aposporos II and Tami Vaughan. The eight finalist plays in this year’s festival were recorded in the podcast studio at Kompose Hotel in Sarasota.
DANCING IN THE ELEVATOR, Dorothea Cahan’s sweet and engaging story of a troubled young woman who finds the beginning of happiness at the bottom of a teacup thanks to a flamboyant fortune-teller, is the 2021 Runner-up and earns Dorothea a cash prize of $300.
DANCING IN THE ELEVATOR–Lindsey Nickel, director Jenny Aldrich Walker, and Peg Harvey.
DANCING IN THE ELEVATOR playwright Dorothea Cahan.