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One-Act Play Festival
Who: Frostburg State University's Center for Creative Writing
What: The seventh annual One-Act Play Festival
Where: The Palace Theater at 31 E. Main Street in Frostburg, Maryland
When: September 24, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.
Why: The One-Act Play Festival features staged productions
of the international One-Act Playwriting Competition; and
a talkback with writers, actors, and directors; and a reception.
1st Place - Fifty Miles Away by Holly Morse-Ellington and Jason Tinney
2nd Place - Death and the Psychiatrist by James Hutchison
3rd Place - The Missed Connections Club by Harold Taw and Chris Jeffries
Tickets are priced at $10 for adults/$5 for students and will be available at the Center for Literary Arts, Main Street Books and The Allegany Arts Council, as well as the Palace Theatre on the nights of the performances.
Submissions for the One-Act Play Competition were accepted
between January 1st, 2016 - April 15th, 2016.
The Frostburg State University Center for Literary Arts will hold its seventh annual
One-Act Playwriting Competition to showcase new works. Writers must submit their one-act plays
(with a running time of 40 minutes or less) to the Center by April 15th.
Entries will be judged on plot, character development, dialogue and overall quality.
Further information on the contest is available here.
Please send manuscripts and enclose your $20 reading fee
(checks made payable to Frostburg State University) to:
Frostburg Center for Literary Arts
Frostburg State University,
101 Braddock Road,
Frostburg, MD 21532-2303.
The first prize winner will receive $750 and a production of his or her play at the
Frostburg One-Act Playwriting Festival, which will be held on the
FSU campus the weekend of September 26,27.
Second and third prize winners will receive $250 and $100,
respectively, as well as staged readings of their works.