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Once Upon a Weekend

November 13, 2010

Fresh new short plays written, directed and acted by Lewis & Clark students are performed together for one-night-only!

 

THE CONTEST:  FOR WRITERS

One week to write a short play based on a theme posted on Weds Nov 3 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 Nov 13 (two hours rehearsal time only). 

 

HOW IT WORKS:

  • Weds Nov 3 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 Nov 10. 
  • Winning entries will be notified/posted by Thurs Nov 11.
  • On Fri Nov 12 the plays will be cast—on Sat Nov 13 they’ll be directed—and that night they’ll be produced in the grand finale.
  • Winning entries will be produced on Sat Nov 13 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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