Tickets can also be purchased by calling 973-658-4420. Amadeus runs February 24th and 25th at 8 p.m., and February 26th at 2 p.m.
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Please join us for our annual One Acts Play Festival! Use this link to purchase tickets online, or call 973-658-4420 to reserve tickets today!
Shows are 8 p.m. Friday, 1/20; 2 p.m. & 8 p.m. on Saturday, 1/21; and 2 p.m. on Sunday, 1/22.
Thanks to all who auditioned for our upcoming production of The 5th Annual One Act Play Festival, and special congratulations to the cast:
And Twice on Sunday
Agent 1 – Chris Gatterdam
Agent 2 – Nick Pascarella
Trenchcoats – Brian Hackett, Thomas Winkler
Ruby Russell – Debra Carozza-Lynch
Arthur Tenniel – Geoffrey Waumans
Lola St. Germaine – Judy Wilson
Margaret Tenniel – Elizabeth Marsh
Caroline Kay – Brittany Bur
Barbara – Ann Alfano
Robert – Craig Scribner
Kendel – Brittany Bur
Jeremy – Bobby Snyder
How it Will Be
Neal – James Russo
Ally – Mary Kate Portera
Me and My Shadow
Andi – Thomas Winkler
Andrea – Eliana Athziry
Jacquie – Judy Wilson
Jacqueline – Deborah Zika
Susanne – Elizabeth Marsh
Susie – Charleen Trimble
Lindy Merrit – Fran Leonardis
Sheldon Platz Jr. – Howell Mayer
Old Library Theatre wishes to thank all playwrights who submitted for our upcoming 5th Annual One Act Play Festival. This year, our festival has already broken records: We received a total of 183 submissions – our largest since the festival began five years ago.
As you can imagine, this put our reading committee in the position of needing to make some very tough selections between many, many excellent pieces of original theater. We are happy to announce the line-up for this year’s festival, performing January 22-24, 2016:
“And Twice on Sunday” – Written by Brad Sytsma (Caledonia, MI). Directed by Bill Kaufman.
“Femme Noir” – Written by Allie Costa (Los Angeles, CA). Directed by Toni Braun.
“How It Will Be” – Written by Craig M. Tiede (Jersey City, NJ). Directed by Matthew Haines.
“Leading Lady” – Written by Steven Korbar (Torrance, CA). Directed by Anthony Crouchelli.
“Me and My Shadow” – Written by Rich Orloff (New York, NY). Directed by Will A. Sandoval.
“Off Grid” – Written by Brendan Joel Bartlett (Jersey City, NJ). Directed by Megan Milko.
Superman/Clark Kent – Brendan Hall
Lois Lane – Maggie Biedenkapp
Max Mencken – Matthew Kougasian
Dr. Abner Sedgwick – Brendan Bartlett
Sydney Carlton – Angela Vida
Mother Ling – Tomo Watanabe
Jim Morgan – Matt Haines
Perry White – Bill Kaufman
The Flying Lings – Anthony Capuano, Mahi Pasarkar, Shayna Rives, Myoung Jin Son, Elliana Ulloa
Ensemble – Briana Burnside, Helena Chaves, Sofia Fusco, Jeffrey Gallup, Jamie Goldberg, Pearl Hart, Morgan Mack, Brianna Morris, James Russo, Randi Seffinger, Robert Snyder, Anthony Tessitore, Thomas Winkler
The following plays have been chosen to make up our 2015 One Act Play Festival. We greatly appreciate the many plays submitted to choose from. Congratulations to the selected authors!
Foolish Father by Cary Gitter
You Haven’t Changed a Bit by Donna Hoke
Katfished by Evan Tintle Charpentier
For the Love of Mike by Deborah Vines
Do I Know You? by Phil Way
For more information, please visit our Special Events page.
Fair Lawn Recreation Department’s resident theatre company Old Library Theatre (OLT) invites submissions for its 4th Annual Original One Act Play Festival. Six or less original one act plays will be produced and performed on OLT’s stage in January 2015. Submission criteria is as follows: All plays must be complete, one act works, running 15-30 minutes, with six or fewer characters. No musicals, please. Plays will be mounted with no budget, though they will be fully staged with minimal, necessary sound and lighting.
Auditions will be held in December 2014. Performances January 16-18, 2015.
Please e-mail submissions or questions to email@example.com by November 3. Playwrights who did not have their plays produced in this year’s festival will receive priority in selection.
All performances take place at George Frey Center for Performing Arts at 10-10 20th Street in Fair Lawn, NJ. Performance times are Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, and Sundays at 2pm.
Old Library Theatre was started in 1967 in Fair Lawn by a handful of dreamers who wanted to make the joy of theatre performance available to everyone. It is a community theatre organization, located in Bergen County, NJ, committed to producing quality productions at an affordable price.
Many thanks to all who auditioned for our upcoming production of The 3rd Annual One Act Play Festival. Read on to see who was cast! For performance information, show dates, or tickets, visit our Special Events page.
GRACE – Lisa Dascoli
MIRANDA – Mary L. Laido
Frogs, Monkeys and Bears, Oh My!
GRAMS – Erica Kresch
MEGAN – Maya Karp
WILL – Frank Borrelli
BRUCE – Everett “E.C.” Winkler
SHELLY – Kristen Taylor Gassler
ED – Andy Calderone
RAY – Eric Parkin
MIKE – Brian Mulligan
BOB – Rene Dussault
Biff and Blanche
BIFF – Erik O’Connell
BLANCHE – Leah Beekman
Jack and Jill Went Up the Hill to Get A Shot of Whiskey
JACK – Dan Conrad
JILL – Jeanine Conrad
Birds of Desire
SYLVESTER – Iggy Velez
ANGELICA – Vanessa Keen
CHARLES – Ernest P. Revell
JACK – Josh Miller
JEAN-PAUL – Jonathan McDevitt
Thank you to everyone who submitted their original work for OLT’s Third Annual One Act Play Festival. We received more than fifty total submissions and were very impressed by what we read! Though the final decisions were difficult, we’re pleased to announce our selections for this year’s festival:
Written by Michael Edan
Directed by Marilyn Schilkie
Two women who suffered through the same tragedy reconnect a year later.
Written and Directed by Rachel Lichter
A grandmother struggles to explain “the birds and the bees” to her tween granddaughter.
Written and Directed by Will A. Sandoval
A young med student takes a job as a newspaper carrier to earn some extra cash.
Written by John Twomey
Directed by Michael Sheehan, Jr.
Two actors, en route to an audition, meet while awaiting a taxi.
Written and Directed by Rachel Lichter
Jack and Jill meet at a bar. But what comes tumbling after?
Written by Jonathan McDevitt
Directed by Gregory Liosi
A suave socialite discovers his lover is married to a man most fowl.
Performances will be held May 23-26, 2014 at the George Frey Center for Performing Arts at the Fair Lawn Recreation Center in Fair Lawn, NJ – Friday and Saturday at 8:00pm and Sunday at 2:00pm.