24 Hour Play Festival

September 7, 2024 at 7:30 pm

Join us for our third annual 24 Hour Play Festival!

On Friday, September 6 at 7:30 p.m., directors, writers and actors will gather at the theater and the theme will be announced. The writers and directors will have a few minutes to come up with an idea for a 10-minute play. Each writer will create an original 10-minute play and submit a script by 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 7. The directors and actors will study the script and rehearse the 10-minute plays throughout the day.

We will then debut the series of 10-minutes plays that evening at 7:30 p.m. for a one-night-only Festival. Join us to see the amazing results of 24 hours of pure theater! 

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Into the Woods
Book by James Lapine
Music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Directed by Adam Crescenzi

Musical Direction by Linda Barbieri

Choreography by Camryn MacIver

October 25, 26 and November 1, 2, and 11 at 7:30 p.m.
October 27 and November 10 at 2:00 p.m.

James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim bring favorite storybook characters together for a timeless and relevant piece, resulting in a modern classic. The Tony Award-winning book and score are both enchanting and touching.

The story follows a Baker and his wife, who wish to have a child; Cinderella, who wishes to attend the King's Festival; and Jack, who wishes his cow would give milk. when the Baker and his wife learn that they cannot have a child because of a Witch's curse, the two set off on a journey to break the curse. Everyone's wish is granted, but the consequences of their actions return to haunt them later with disaterous results.

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The Cake
By Bekah Brunstetter

Directed by Kayte Duren

January 31, February 1, 7, 8, and 15 at 7:30 p.m.
February 2 and 16 at 2:00 p.m.

Della makes cakes, not judment calls - those she leaves to her husband, Tim. But when the girl she helped raise comes back home to North Carolina to get married and the fiance is actually a fiancee, Della's life gets turned upside down. She can't really make a cake for such a wedding, can she? For the first time in her life, Della has to think for herself.

The Cake contains some sexual content.

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Mauritius
By Theresa Rebeck

Directed by Peter McElhinney

May 2, 3, 9, 10 and 17 at 7:30 p.m. and May 4 and 18 at 2:00 p.m.

Stamp collecting is far more risky than you think. After their mother's dealth, two estranged half-sisters discover a book of rare stamps that may include the crown jewel for collectors. One sister tries to collect on the windfall while the other resists for sentimental reasons. In the gripping tale, a seemingly simple sale becomes dangerous when three seedy, high-stakes collectors enter the sisters' world, willing to do anything to claim the rare find as their own. 

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Information

Ticket Pricing
$29 Musicals
$24 Plays
$15 24-Hour Play Festival

Fees:
All ticket prices include a $1 Facilities Fee to support capital improvements to the Playhouse. Tickets $10 or higher also include a credit card service fee of $2.

Group of 10 or more discount: 
$25 Musicals
$20 Plays

No group discount for online performances

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