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Once Upon a Weekend

February 16, 2013

THE CONTEST:  FOR WRITERS

One week to write a short play based on a theme posted on Weds Feb 7 on the lobby bulletin board of Fir Acres Theatre building.

THE PRODUCTION:  FOR ACTORS AND DIRECTORS

Minimal time commitment.  Big fun!  Directors and actors will meet and divide into teams to stage the winning plays.  No rehearsal until Sat Feb 16 (two hours rehearsal time only). 

HOW IT WORKS:

•Weds Feb 7 a theme will be posted on the lobby bulletin board of Fir Acres Theatre building. 

•Anyone and everyone may then write a short (no longer than ten minutes) play/sketch/scene based on the theme.

•The deadline for entries is (no later than) Noon Weds Feb 13. 

•Winning entries will be notified/posted by Thurs Feb 14.

•On Fri Feb 15 the plays will be cast—on Sat Feb 16 they’ll be directed—and that night they’ll be produced in the grand finale.

•Winning entries will be produced on Sat Feb 16 at 10pm Black Box of Fir Acres Theatre.  We’re sorry we can’t produce every submission, but we will choose about six plays representing quality, variety, and an interesting approach to the theme.

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