Archive for Special Events

THE CAST OF IT’S A BIRD…IT’S A PLANE…IT’S SUPERMAN!

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

2015 ONE ACT PLAY FESTIVAL!

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.

ONE ACT PLAY FESTIVAL SUBMISSIONS!

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 info@oldlibrarytheatre.net 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.

ONE ACTS CAST LIST!

3rdMany 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.

The Company:

The Shrine
GRACE – Lisa Dascoli
MIRANDA – Mary L. Laido

Frogs, Monkeys and Bears, Oh My!
GRAMS – Erica Kresch
MEGAN – Maya Karp

Carriers
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

OLD LIBRARY THEATRE ANNOUNCES SELECTIONS FOR ITS THIRD ANNUAL ONE ACT PLAY FESTIVAL!

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:

“The Shrine”

Written by Michael Edan
Directed by Marilyn Schilkie

Two women who suffered through the same tragedy reconnect a year later.

“Frogs, Monkeys and Bears, Oh My!”

Written and Directed by Rachel Lichter

A grandmother struggles to explain “the birds and the bees” to her tween granddaughter.

“Carriers”

Written and Directed by Will A. Sandoval

A young med student takes a job as a newspaper carrier to earn some extra cash.

“Biff and Blanche”

Written by John Twomey
Directed by Michael Sheehan, Jr.

Two actors, en route to an audition, meet while awaiting a taxi.

“Jack and Jill Went Up The Hill to Get a Shot of Whiskey”

Written and Directed by Rachel Lichter

Jack and Jill meet at a bar. But what comes tumbling after?

“Birds of Desire”

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.