The Finals

The Finals

The Best Plays in the festival will perform and the Industry Judges will select the Best Play.

    The Industry Judges will include:

  • ELLYN LONG MARSHALL, Casting Director, Orpheus Casting
  • MARGARET EMORY, Agent, SW ARTISTS, Representing actors for film, TV and theatre and seeking actors for the EXPANDING commerical and voiceover department at SW Artists, a talent agency in New York City.
  • COUNT STOVAL, Actor, Broadway credits include: Driving Miss Daisy, Cat On A Hot Tin Roof, Inacent Black, Philadelphia Story and No Place To Be Somebody.TV Credits include:Seven Seconds, Madame Secretary, Fault Manny, The Good Wife, Army Wives, Law & Order, American Playhouse and As The World Turns.
  • VAN DIRK FISHER, Theatre Producer, Riant Theatre

The Finalist are:

MESSAGES by Fred Dennehy

Directed by Elizabeth Colagrande & Ed Faver
Care giving to a person afflicted with the beginning of dementia is not possible without love that is itself always in beginning.

TRANSFERENCE by Debra Whitfield

Directed by Debra Whitfield
Your next family is just a phone call away.

FIRSTS by Naya James

Directed by Lucia Bellini
Featuring: Naya James, Trenton Clark, Anthony Paglia and Arya Kashyap
First is a poignant and often hilarious look into the minds of two people on a first date shows how much we have in common if only we were brave enough to admit it.


Directed by Grant Machan
The story depicts the people and places in American painter EDWARD HOPPER’S painting.

ENTR’ACTE by Anthony Fusco

Directed by Katherine Yacko
Featuring: Clay Von Carlowitz and Peter Tarantino
A tete- a- tete between an actor and an acting coach crosses the line when one of them exposes information that can ruin the professional relationship between them.


Directed by Jacob S. Louchheim
A happenstance seaside meeting forces two strangers into a tumultuous exploration of fear and loss.Together they must decide to experience the unknown or be forever petrified by it.

Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 12pm
(There will be one intermission.)

Tickets are $30 Online and $32
at the Box Office (Cash Only)

At Theatre 54 @ Shetler Studios & Theatres
244 West 54th St, 12 Floor, NYC

The 4 Best Plays will perform at the Awards Ceremony on Sunday, February 23rd at 5:30PM and awards will be persented for Best Play, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress and Best Video Diary.

Saturday, February 22nd at 12:00 PM | Price: $30.00