PTC: The Tens

January 10 - January 14, 2017

Join us for an evening of world-premiere ten-minute plays from seven emerging playwrights!

January 10-12, 2017 at 9 p.m.
January 13-14, 2017 at 9:30 p.m.

Victor Jory Theatre

Run Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes
The will be a 15 minute intermission.

Featuring seven plays selected from hundreds of submissions to Actors Theatre’s National Ten-Minute Play Contest.

by Carrie Barrett
directed by Luke Harlan

A young couple, Wright and Alisha, are looking for a clean slate and a new home. But what happens when they learn that a beautiful prospective condo might not be the killer deal they’re hoping for? If only a fresh coat of paint (and a couple of bad puns) could fix everything!

Love Languages
by Iris Dauterman
directed by Sammy Zeisel

Mark and Lily are the cutest couple, according to their friends, and in a bit of a rut, according to Lily’s subconscious. A series of lucid dreams explores the puzzle of Lily’s relationship, and the subtle ways that people can love and leave each other.

Midsummer’s Eve
by Emily Feldman
directed by Krissy Vanderwarker

On a perfect night in the middle of the summer, in the middle of the city, a pretty outdoor performance of A Midsummer Night’s Dream is interrupted by an ugly act of violence.

by Idris Goodwin
directed by Lila Rachel Becker

A racially motivated misunderstanding on social media prompts a reunion between two old friends. The personal becomes political, and the past becomes present as they seek a common language to express their views of equality.

Home Invasion
by Krista Knight
directed by Krissy Vanderwarker

Two ghosts have lured robbers to an expensive apartment rented out on Airbnb. The robbers think they’ve outsmarted the absent tenants, but they’re about to fall into a trap themselves.

by Lexy Leuszler
directed by John Rooney

On a nostalgic midnight cruise through country roads, siblings Kelsey and Brandon find that the home they left is not the home they’ve returned to. A story told through sound, Seep is full of gravel, ghosts, and good ol’ boys.

Melto Man and Lady Mantis
by Eric Pfeffinger
directed by Luke Harlan

Two unnatural fiends. One office suite. Because even monsters have meetings, and these taxes aren’t going to file themselves.

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Actors Theater of Louisville
316 West Main St.
Louisville, KY 40202
Box Office: 502.584.1205
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