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2022 Ten-Minute Play Festival was a suc

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Performance Dates: 

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: 

Close Quarters 

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!   

Critic’s Choice 

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…).

Just Desserts 

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. 

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Questions? Get in touch! 

Noor Taher (co-producer)

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