Who Won Actors' Theatre 2019 International Short Playwriting Contest?
Our International Playwriting Contest had hundreds of entrees this year - from all over the world! Our judging panel of theatre professionals chose16 winning plays, which will be produced for the stage during our 8 Tens @ 8 Short Play Festival 2020.
Below are the 16 winning plays for the 2020 Festival. Be sure to get your tickets to the January Festival early! The 2019 Festival sold out by the second week of the 5-week run! Tickets will go on sale in early November 2019.
The winners are (in no particular order):
FLORIDA - by Steven Doloff
KNOTS - by Robert Moulthorp
COUNTING PEDESTALS - by Carlos Jerome
THE WINNER - by Lori Londigan
PRESS PRAY - by Seth Freeman
THE ARGUMENT - by Seth Freeman
THE NEXT IVAN SHARANSKY - by Jim Geoghan
MORE THAN STINK- by Brian Spencer
THE FISH POND - by Joe Lauinger
WAKING UP - by Gail Borkowski
LIFE ON LAND - by Tom Sime
WHY GOD MADE BEGGARS - by Steve Koppman
STRANDED TRAVELER - by Eric Thomas
VANISHING BORDERS - by Elyce Melmon
UNCLE NUTTY'S FINAL DAYS - by William J. Royce
THE MEMORY OF US - by Mary Caroline Rogers
Image above: "What's Left Over" by Eileen Valentino Flaxman. Directed Helene Simkin Jara. Featuring Sarah Cruse and Avondina Wills, at the 8 Tens 2019 Festival. Photo by Jana Marcus.