Play Selection – 2016 Playwright/Director’s Workshop

After poring over numerous scripts, the Hand to Mouth Reading Committee has selected the following one act plays to be performed as part of the 25th annual PDW:

FIND A PENNY written by MICHAEL FERRARA
PLACES written by ED FRIEDMAN
REGRESSION written by ALBI GORN
RUBICON CROSSED written by CHRISTOPHER ARENA
THANK YOU written by ROGER BROOKFIELD
TWO PEAS IN A POD written by SHELLEY LEREA

 

Auditions will take place Tuesday, June 28 and Wednesday June 29 at 7:00 PM at the Reformed Church of Cortlandtown, 2124 Albany Post Road, Montrose, NY 10548.  See details below.

Performances will be August 26, 27, and 28, 2016 at the Hendrick Hudson Free Library in Montrose.

AUDITIONS – 25TH ANNUAL PLAYWRIGHT/DIRECTOR’S WORKSHOP

AUDITIONS AUDITIONS AUDITIONS
 
25th Annual Playwright/Director’s Workshop
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 7:00 PM
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 7:00 PM
 
The Reformed Church of Cortlandtown
2124 Albany Post Road
Montrose, NY 10548
 
Four to six one-act plays will be performed. Numerous roles are available, for young, middle, and older adults, male and female. Audition readings will be from the scripts themselves. No other preparation is needed.
 
Performances will be August 26, 27, and 28, 2016 at the air-conditioned Hendrick Hudson Free Library in Montrose.
The Playwright/Director’s Workshop has garnered scores of individual and ensemble awards throughout the years for actors, directors, and productions. A representative from the Theatre Association of New York State (TANYS) will adjudicate the final performance. Feedback will be given to the playwrights, directors, actors, and the individual productions.
 
For more information/directions, email Gary Simon at gdoc5@aol.com or
Anne Rodgers Pearl at apearl315@optonline.net, or call 914-734-8486.

Call for Scripts: 25th Annual Playwright/Director’s Workshop

The Hand-to-Mouth Players
are now accepting scripts for their
25th ANNUAL PLAYWRIGHT/DIRECTOR’S WORKSHOP

Workshop Submission Deadline:  April 30, 2016

Manuscripts accepted for:

One-Act Plays, no more than 25 minutes in length
Minimal staging and sets
Casts of 5 or less preferred
Play must be previously unpublished

$20 submission fee for each e-mailed play,
$15 submission fee for each snail-mailed play

CLICK HERE FOR SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

E-mail Manuscript to: PDW2016@htmplayers.com

Mail manuscript/check to:
HTM Players Playwright/Director’s Workshop
P.O. Box 163
Montrose NY 10548

For Questions contact: Gary Simon, Artistic Liaison (914) 734-8486
E-mail: garyhtmplayers@aol.com
TEXT: 914-980-0814

Playwright/Director’s Workshop Earns Honors

IT IS WITH GREAT PRIDE THAT WE ANNOUNCE THAT ONCE AGAIN PARTICIPANTS FROM THIS THIS YEAR’S PLAYWRIGHT/DIRECTOR’S WORKSHOP RECEIVED THEATER ASSOCIATION OF NY STATE (TANYS) MERIT AWARDS

A hearty well done to the following:

Excellence Award in Direction:
Robin Anne Joseph for A FAMILY AFFAIR
Shaun Coen for NAMING THE BABY

Excellence Award in Playwriting:
Shaun Coen for NAMING THE BABY

Excellence Award in Acting:
Jay Krass for his portrayal of Man in HAPPY ANNIVERSARY

Excellence Award in Ensemble Acting:
The cast of A FAMILY AFFAIR (Nancy Jane Blake, Daniel Burke. Tom Llloyd, Dianne Roxy Pennington)
The cast of NAMING THE BABY (Anne Rodgers Pearl, Gary Simon)

Meritorious Achievement in Direction:
Susan Bond for HAPPY ANNIVERSARY
Michael Ferrara for RAY’S DATE…PART ONE

Meritorious Award in Playwriting:
Albi Gorn for A FAMILY AFFAIR

Meritorious Achievement in Acting:
Steve Schnapper for his portrayal of Dad in HEAD CASE

Meritorious Achievement in Ensemble Acting:
The cast of RAY’s DATE…PART ONE (Tom Campbell, Kelly Kirby, Gregory McCormack. Alexa Servodidio)