Theater

Play Fest Day

When: Sat., July 11, 12-8 p.m. 2015

Lunch & Learn: Anatomy of a Scene -Thomas & Judy Heath Noon - 1:30 p.m. $10 or $17 with lunch Enjoy a boxed lunch (sold on site) and sit down with local award-winning playwrights Thomas & Judy Heath (Sunset Years, Perfectly Normel People) as they break down one of their original scenes and guide the audience through and informative and exciting journey of the playwriting process. 2015 Finalist Staged Readings & Music Performance 2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. $10 Enjoy fifteen minute staged readings of our three Playwrights Festival finalists, Camerados by Roy Proctor, The Cannibals by Theroun Patterson and Never Living by Richard Ridley, along with a brief Q & A with the playwrights. Audiences will provide feedback to help decide the winner of our 2015 festival. During deliberation, celebrated local musician and composer Manny Houston will present a musical interpretation of each play and share his inspiration in a live piano performance inspired by each work. 24 Hour Playhouse performance 7 p.m. $15 for both this and The Poetry of Craigslist Each year a handful of brave artists convene the day before our festival and plan and rehearse an entire short play in the course of 24 hours. Directed by Charleston theatre veteran Jay Danner, our friends at 5th Wall Productions will organize a full short play that will receive its premiere 24 hours later on our Playwrights Festival stage. The Poetry of Craigslist 8 p.m. Local comedian Jeremy Mclellan (City Paper: Best Local Comic 2015) will host an all-star lineup of Charleston artists dramatically interpreting an hilarious lineup of real and outrageous Craigslist ads posted by actual human beings from Charleston and beyond. You won't believe what people will say when they don't have to share their true identity. A wild night of sometimes creepy, often dirty and always hilarious guerrilla theatre!

Price: $30/all access pass

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