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Famous For 15 Minutes
The plays have been chosen, directors asigned and parts placed.
A Thousand Words
by Owain Johnston-Barnes directed by Sheilagh Robertson
Kelvin Hastings-Smith as Martin
Sharise Clarke as Heather
Latisha Lister as Karen
A Little Bit of Heaven
by Kevin Comeau directed by Deborah Smith-Joell
Owain Johnston-Barnes as Henry
Micah Jimenez as Gordon
Jenn Osmond as Waitress
One Size Fits All
by Debbie Pharoah-Willliams directed by Jenn Stervinou
Heather Stafford as Myrtle
Kelvin Hastings-Smith as Herbert
Still Life With Book
by Adam Gauntlett directed by Grahame Rendell
Pete Havlicek as The Reader
Mia Pauwels as The Other
Straight from the Horse's Mouth
by George Morton directed by Carol Birch
Geoffrey Faiella as Roger
Jonah Service as Marcus
James Bennett as Elliot
by Mark Lavery directed by Jym Brier
John Dale as Doctor
James Bennett as Mr. Scott
Gala & Prize Giving Night - February 18th
Come dressed to the nines for the revealing of this year's competition winner.
Gala Night starts at 6.30pm with a pre-show reception of wine & sumptuous hors d'oeuvres from 6.30pm which continues on during the intermission.
This year's overall judge is Tom Coash who is an American playwright who lives in New Haven, Connecticut. Prior to New Haven, he spent three years in Bermuda, where he was one of the very proud founders of the Famous for 15 Minutes Festival at BMDS, and four years teaching playwriting at The American University in Cairo, Egypt. Coash was a Co-founder of the Offstage Theatre in Charlottesville, VA and has worked for such theatres as the Manhattan Theatre Club and Actors Theatre of Louisville.
He has won numerous playwriting awards including Ensemble Studio Theatre's Hammerstein Award, The Kennedy Center's Lorraine Hansberry Award, a Jerome Playwriting Fellowship, and was the recipient of a CT State Artist Fellowship. His plays have been produced around the world at such theatres as the InterAct Theatre, Abingdon Theatre, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Bailiwick Theatre, West Coast Ensemble, and many more. He is currently working on new plays commissioned by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and The InterAct Theatre. Coash was most recently named the Winner of the Middle-Eastern Playwriting Competition from the University of Sharja, UAE, for his plays Khalass and Veils.
Box Office dates
|Cast & Crew||Jan 30th||5.30pm - 7.00pm||Mon|
|Members||Jan 31st||5.30pm - 7.00pm||Tue|
|Members||Feb 1st||5.30pm - 7.00pm||Wed|
|Public||Feb 2nd||5.30pm - 7.00pm||Thu|
|Public||Feb 3rd||5.30pm - 7.00pm||Fri|
|Public||Feb 6th - 8th||5.30pm - 7.00pm||Mon - Wed|
|Performance||Feb 9th - 11th||7.00pm - 8.00pm||Thu - Sat|
|Performance||Feb 13th - 18th||7.00pm - 8.00pm||Mon - Sat|