2022 Ten-Minute Play Festival was a suc
April 21-23 at 7:30 P.M.
April 24 at 3:00 P.M.
Eclipse Grange Theatre
193 Academy Road
Thetford, VT 05074
Parking at Latham Library or Thetford Academy.
We will kindly ask everyone to provide proof of vaccination or a recent (within 72 hours) negative Covid-19 test, and to be masked during the show
Here’s what we have lined up for you:
by Chico Eastridge
Directed by Steve LeBlanc
Cast: Franchesca Collins * Corey Armstrong
A schlubby man needs to dry his wet clothes at the laundromat, but he is one quarter short. He hatches a scheme to obtain the requisite coin, through charming an unsuspecting stranger, or, if all else fails, through thievery. His intended victim, a woman with her own problems, responds in interesting ways to his overtures and awkward attempts at slight-of-hand.
by T. James Belich
Directed by Hetty Thomae
Cast: Brenda Danielson * Kristin Clark * Suzy Psomas * Robert O’Leary
Three squirrels plot to rid the yard of The Dog. This play has a lot of physical comedy in it.
The Last Laugh
by Robert Harders
Directed by Faith Catlin
Cast: Danielle Cohen * Ken Burchard * Faith Catlin
We are in a funeral home with a casket. The first wife is there with her friend gazing at the body of the deceased second wife. They decide to relieve the corpse of some of her things. A man enters at the end.
Razing the Statue
by Marilynn Barner Anselmi
Directed by Jordyn Fitch
Cast: Fauve Dela Cruz * Robert O’Leary
A deathbed conversation between a young stoner and a nameless confederate statue on the chopping block.
Dr. Tatiana’s Sex Advice to All Creation
by Toni Egger
Directed by Toni Egger
Cast: Anna King * Skylar Clemens * Hunter Snyder * Kim Meredith * Toni Egger
Based on the award-winning, best-selling book, "Dr. Tatiana's Sex Advice to All Creation," by evolutionary biologist, Olivia Judson, this ten-minute play explores an array of unusual animal mating habits. Dr. Tatiana - the celebrated Agony Aunt to the Animal Kingdom - gives advice to everything from worms with a hundred penises, to a beetle who gives birth to her son, has sex with him and then eats him. In this play, you'll meet an armadillo, an elephant, a corpse beetle and a manatee, each with their own sexual challenges. Entertaining natural history!
by L.H. Grant
Directed by Brian Kenyon
Cast: Andrew Carmichael * Richard Granger * Anna King
Immediately after an opening night the two lead actors - who are also boyfriend and girlfriend - are backstage. Unbeknownst to them a renowned critic walks in after seeing the performance. In their eyes the tone of the review is critical to their overall success. The critic has already written two reviews: one good and one bad. He will publish the good one ... for a price (two hours…).
by David MacGregor
Directed by Beata Randall
Cast: Lois Bangiolo * Steve LeBlanc * Molly Elsasser * Julie Frew
Lunchroom with coworkers. One coworker, tired of having their lunches stolen repeatedly from the fridge, makes poison brownies to teach the fridge thief a lesson.
The Way to a Man’s Heart
by Barbara Lindsay
Directed by Noor Taher
Cast: Anthony Helm * Elizabeth Durkee
A lively woman brings a warm breakfast treat to a widowed nice man. She, a widower herself, ambushes him with a marriage proposal. Sometimes an ambush is just what we need to help us see the obvious.
Questions? Get in touch!
Noor Taher (co-producer)