"The Black Experience: A Collection Of Our Stories - Part 2"
2012 PLAY FESTIVAL
5th Annual 10 Minute Play Festival
February 3rd – 19th, 2012
12 GREAT 10-Minute Plays!
Selected from submissions nationwide
Your favorite plays votes are in! And the winners are...
Libba Beaucham - "An Idle Fancy" (View winner's page.)
Amina Henry - "The Paper Swan"
Ashford J. Thomas - "V Day"
Cliff Gober - "The Anniversary"
Congratulations to our Brilliant Playwrights!
"The Black Experience– Colored, Negro, Black, African-American; a collection of our stories.”
Kevin Allesee • Thomas Bell • Erika Bowman • Tené Carter
Laura Castle • Barika A. Croom • Amber Dixon
Darius L. Dudley • Robin Ray Eller • David Ghilardi
Darline Ann Harris • Siranush Harutunyan • Mark V. Jones
Emmanuel King • Mike Lilley • Mack Miles • Jerrel O’Neal
Christine Marie Quigless • Raquel Rosser • Julie Rothman
Lynndi Scott • Jah Shams • Jan-David Souter • Teressa Taylor
Londale Theus • Ashford J. Thomas • Veronica Thompson
Lisa Wharton • Daisun Cohn-Williams • Kevin Yarbrough
Production Stage Manager: Sarah A. Bauer
Director: Nancy Cheryll Davis
Twisted Dance by Porcha Evans
The dysfunctional relationship of ex-lovers, Sherry and Sean, comes to a head in an explosive fight during which all their skeletons are exposed.
The Paper Swan by Amina Henry
On their six-month anniversary, Kyle insists that Ramona remove the paper bag she has worn over her face since they met through the internet.
A Line of Malarky by Larry Parr
Two women meet at a yard sale and discover they have a lot more in common than either could have imagined when it comes to dead husbands.
Director: Raf Mauro
An Idle Fancy by Libba Beaucham
A Victorian era husband and wife discuss the great risks of having love in marriage.
Director: Veronica Thompson
Way Home by Leah Halper
True life heroine Fanny Lou Hamer risked all to vote as an African-American Mississippi woman in the 1960s. Run out of town for her voter-registration activities, Fanny Lou returns to settle up with her husband.
Fat Dumb White Girl by Asher Wyndham
A young couple's relationship is tested over whether or not Vee-Jay, the Black boyfriend, called his girlfriend Janelle a "fat dumb white girl."
Director: Tony Robinson
The Anniversary by Cliff Gober
Estranged husband and wife, Ashton and Nicole, come together for the last time to observe the anniversary of a tragic event.
V Day by Ashford J. Thomas
For Travis and Chuck, Valentine’s Day is the most hazardous day of the year.
Director: Mark V. Jones
First to the Egg by Colette Freedman
A nerdy sperm convinces a self-important egg
that he is "the one."
Out in the Open by Irene Ziegler
Days before the wedding, a black bride learns that her white groom’s father was involved in a racially motivated crime, but was never prosecuted.
Director: Dan Martin
Higher ED by Karla Sorenson
A couple is influenced by the ubiquitous voice
of a TV pitch person selling remedies for their intimacy problems.
Director: Angela Batravil
Venus and Mars - Date Night by Angela Batravil
One young couple’s farce-filled routine of
“break up to make up.”