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THE STRAWBERRY ONE-ACT THEATRE FESTIVAL - September 2019
September 18, 2019 through September 29, 2019
Theatre 54 @ Shetler Studios
244 West 54th St, 12th Fl, NYC
Between Broadway & 8th Avenue
Trains: 
#1 to 50th St, or B,D or E to 7th Avenue

 

                       

 
For Group Sales and Other Perks, Buy a Strawberry Festival Pass at https://www.therianttheatre.com/item.php?id=174
 

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The Strawberry One-Act Festival
At Theatre 54 @ Shetler Studios & Theatres
244 West 54th St, 12 Floor, NYC
Tickets: $25 online, $27 at the door (Cash Only)
Box Office: 646-623-3488
 
Series A: 
Wednesday, September 18th at 6:00pm
Thursday, September 19th at 8:30pm
 
 
THE COMEUPPANCE OF PUGNACIOUS PAULLY
By Philip Kushner
Directed by Adam Delia
Featuring:  Marco Greco and Philip Kushner
Meeting your childhood hero isn’t always what you think it’ll be.
 
 
WHEN YOU COME FOR ONE OF US, YOU COME FOR ALL OF US AKA THIS IS AMERICA
By Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj
Directed by Adam Mace
Featuring:  Shanae Christine Harris, Rebekah Wilson and Samantina Zenon

Documentary theatre piece based on interviews from homeless Hattian women who are members of the New Sanctuary Coalition, facing deportation.
 
 
FREAK
Written & Directed by Patricia Hayes
Featuring: Kevin Gonzalez, David Malinsky and Rica Ocampo
An online date that takes some comedic dark turns. 
 
 
THE PHILOSOPHY PLAY
By Yiqing Zhao
Directed by Gwendolyn Snow
Featuring: Candy Dato, Andrew Gonzalez and Yiqing Zhao

A pretty girl who is a philosophy geek goes to see a therapist for relationship problems. As she falls for another philosophy geek, their first date takes an unexpected turn. Will she fight for it or let it go?
 
Series B:
Wednesday, September 18th at 8:30pm
Thursday, September 19th at 6:00pm
 
 
THE STOCKYARD
By Sean Hazen
Directed by Patricia Floyd
Featuring Tracey Lewis and Duke Williams
A woman who escaped a sex trafficking ring comes back to a bar looking for her sister, but her plans change when she's confronted with her past. 
 
 
SOMETHING UNKNOWN
By Marie Wall
Directed by Courtney Seyl
Featuring:  Sara Levine, Marie Wall and Michael Wemer

A young woman, unsure of her place in the Universe, looks for answers from a psychic.
 
 
UNIMAGINED LOVE 
By Maximillian Stebelsky
Directed by Patricia Floyd
Featuring:  Bryan Laturno, MacKenzie Menter and Irina Mze

A woman’s battle to get her insurance company to cover her cosmetic surgery gets an unexpected proposal.
 
 
TWO GOOD DOGS by Anthony Roesch
Directed by Adriana Alter
Featuring:  Valerie Donaldson, Aaron Smallwood Jr. and Amy Stapleton

Two homeless people sit by the Chicago River discuss life, racism, love, loss and two good dogs.
 
 
Series C:
Saturday, September 21st at 1:00pm
Sunday, September 22nd at 3:30pm
 
 
AU BOIS (IN THE WOODS) Written & Directed by Amy Losi
Featuring:  J. Dolan Brynes, Mike Durell, Johnny Blaze Leavitt and Ed Ryan

A married couple discovers it’s never too late to experience passion in the woods outside Paris. The only problem is getting caught. A comedy based on a short story by Guy de Maupassant.
 
 
THE PERSONIFICATION OF BEING
By Patricia Hayes
Directed by Whitney Stone
Featuring:  Patricia Hayes and Jarvis Smith
A failing marriage due to illness and infidelities is put to the final test.
 
 
CHEESE STICKS AND A BAG OF CHIPS
Written and Directed by Tea Pajkic
Featuring: Alex Perry and Sophia Shefner

A seemingly happy couple must decide to either split or remain together after one uncovers the other's secret. 
 
Series D:
Saturday, September 21st at 3:30pm
Sunday, September 22nd at 1:00pm
 
 
SOMETIMES THEY DO
By Bill Morton
Directed by Nic Anthony
Featuring:  Katherine Hasell, Bill Morton and Demarttice Tunstall

Leonara, an old drag queen singer, gives the worst performance of his life and freaks out about his future.
 
 
NOT THAT ILLEGAL
By Yusuf Yildiz
Directed Laurence Schwartz
Featuring:  Dylan Combs, Joshua R. Pyne and Yusuf Yildiz

Ali Can, a Turkish immigrant, is forced to end his 10-year long journey in the US due to unfortunate events. He convinces his best friend to help him with a highly risky plan to trick his arch-nemesis USCIS.  Find out how USCIS's nerve-racking interview turns into a hilarious journey.
 
 
MIS-CLICKED DRAMA
By Maximillian Stubelsky
Directed by Patricia Floyd
Featuring:  Lauren Cho, Gianna Grace, Tryg C. Gunderen, Anakeesta Ironwood, Jonathan Diego Lopez, Tyler Shand and Maximillian Stebelesky
A high school boy accidentally sends a text to his group chat at school and all hell breaks loose. 
 
 
LOVE ME TENDER
By Joanne Talingdan Dolman
Directed by Patricia Floyd
Featuring:  Irina Mze, Aida Thomas and Samuel M. Vita
A woman finds out that her husband is having an affair and has to decide whether it’s cheaper to keep him or divorce him.
 
Series E:
Sunday, September 22nd at 6:00pm
Monday, September 23rd at 6:00pm
 
 
ROCKS AND HARD PLACES
By Tea Pajkic
Directed by Patricia Floyd
Featuring:  Tea Pajkic, Franny Alicia Reynoso and Aurel Samuel
A girl is forced to decide between her best friend and her boyfriend after an incident reveals a dark alleged act.  
 
 
LOVE IN BEDSTUY
By Nicole O’Connor
Directed by Patricia Floyd
Featuring:  Selear Duke, Ruben St. Vilus and Roselyn Sylvain

It all happened to the tune of a jazzy saxy sound on a hot a summer's day at a Block Party in Bedford-Stuyvesant. That’s where Marsha met Dwayne. She was available and checking out the cuties. He was on fire and cooking up a storm. Everybody was getting their drink on.
 
 
RIDING ON BALD TIRES WITH A BUSTED HEADLIGHT by Nikiya Tucker
Directed by Patricia Floyd
Featuring:  Michael Boyd, Kimberly Burns, Patricia Fields, Lorenzo Martin, Mireille and Rueben St. Vilus

A young woman struggles as she endures the discomfort of moving back home with her two children in tow. Trying to move southbound for a better life, she is having a hard time planting her feet and turns to her last hope.
 
 
Strawberry Theatre Festival
Theatre 54 @ Shetler Studios & Theatres
244 West 54th Street, 12th Fl, NYC.
 
 
BALDWIN'S NIGGER by Reginald T. Jackson
Featuring: Sentell Harper (Baldwin) and Sean Mannix (Ezra)
BALDWIN’S NI$$ER is a in your face, roller coaster ride bio-drama about the life and loves, sorrows and successes of National Treasure JAMES BALDWIN. Approached by a white, Jewish, male, stranger offering a Million Dollars for the Civil Rights Movement, BALDWIN invites him back to his place at midnight. They immediately spar like prize fighters trying not to get hit or caught off guard. But provocation and sex lead to revelation and possible sex. Conflict dictates who will win what he wants and who will be left in a fetal ball of defeat.
 
Friday, September 20th at 6pm and
Saturday, September 21st at 7:40pm & 9:30pm
 
 
ADJUSTMENTS by Ellen Orchid
Directed by Melissa Mauer
Featuring:  Rika Akanishi, Ree Davis, Valerie Donaldson, Cara Jaye, Ky Laurene and Bettina Vogel

An elderly Jewish widow in Manhattan struggles to adjust to the changes around her, starting with the disappearance of her best friend. Consequences of her reaction affect a handful of other NY women struggling to make their own adjustments.
How do you adjust to the changes life throws at you?
 
Friday, September 20th at 8:30pm
Saturday, September 21st at 6:00pm
Sunday, September 22nd at 8:30pm
 
 
The Semi-Finals
Wednesday, September 25th at 6pm & 8:30pm
Thursday, September 26th at 6pm & 8:30pm
Plays to be announced.
For tickets click here.
 
The Finals
Saturday, September 28th at 12pm
Plays to be announced.
For tickets click here.

The Awards Ceremony
For the Strawberry One-Act Theatre Festival

Sunday, September 29, 2019 at 5:30pm
Theatre 54 @ Shetler Studios & Theatres
244 West 54th St, 12th Fl, NYC
Between Broadway & 8th Avenue

For Awards Show Tickets click here.

Tickets may be purchased online now or at the Box Office for the Strawberry One-Act Festival beginning September 18th at:

Theatre 54 @ Shetler Studios & Theatres
244 West 54th St, 12th Fl, NYC
Between Broadway & 8th Avenue

Box Office Hours:

Monday - Friday: 6pm - 10pm

Saturdays: 11:30am - 8pm

Sundays: 12pm - 8pm

CASH ONLY AT THE BOX OFFICE

TICKETS may be purchased online and picked up 30 minutes before show time.

The STF is an extension of the Strawberry One-Act Festival, in which Full Length Plays, Musicals, Short Plays and Staged Readings of new works are showcased.

The Strawberry Theatre Festival
At Theatre 54 @ Shetler Studios & Theatres
244 West 54th St, 12th Fl, NYC
Between Broadway & 8th Avenue
September 20, 2019 – September 29, 2019
Tickets: $25 Online; $27 at the Box Office (Cash Only)
Box Office: 646-623-3488
https://www.therianttheatre.com/index.php?n=strawberry_theatre_festival

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