You be the Judge of the
12th Annual New Voice Play Festival.
Come see the premier of these fabulous
four one-act plays
Friday & Saturday, June 21 & 22 at 8:00pm
Sunday, June 23 at 2:30pm
$15 Adults | $10 Students
Not Recommended for Young Children
The Old Opera House is delighted to announce the participants in the 13th Annual New Voice Play Festival. This annual playwriting competition showcases the work of some of the country’s best new playwrights. Four plays will be presented on June 21, 22 & 23 and the audience will be asked to select their favorites. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to see four very different plays, in one evening of engaging “new” theatre.
by Chuck Smith - Woodbridge, VA
directed by Shannon Potter
Comedy: After losing his girlfriend Jane, Paul pays a visit to the psychic Zandra with the hope that she can help him find closure and end his heartache. Through the laughs, tears and utter confusion of this fateful and zany encounter Paul is able to embrace "that loving feeling" once again.
Cari Hupke as Zandra
Heather Mae Wilson as Jane
James Wright as Doug
Reports of a Home Invasion
by Andrew Ade - New Wilmington, PA
directed by Meaghan Barry
A mystery/thriller: The police have been called when an intruder breaks into the home of local residents. The husband and wife are visibly upset, and tell the story of the break-in. But as each version of story is told, each version is different, leaving the officers question the truth. What lies beneath the lies is menacing, and will the police find the truth?
Michael Stiles as Del
Sandra DeRocha as Bobbie
Jeanne Moore as Kenny
David Tobias as Newcomb
by J. C. Svec - Clark, NJ
directed by Ed Conn
Comedy: The Understudy is a heartwarming story about a father who arrives at school in place of his daughter who is staying at home because she has a 24-hour "bug". Will the teacher let him stay? Has he learned his lines and blocking? Will he be a suitable replacement? This will surely teach you a lesson in love and understanding.
Christine Brewer as Miss Lemon
Steven Brewer as Mr. Evans
Follow the Money: A Modern Day Fairy Tale
by Dwayne Yancey - Fincastle, VA
directed by Beth Brackett
Comedy: Where does the money that is left by the Tooth Fairy come from and where do all those teeth end up? It is questions like these that keep one young boy up at night; until the day he captures the Tooth Fairy. Will she spill the beans on the whole teeth-for-cash operation?
Karen Paone as the Tooth Fairy
Tyler Panzarella as Sheldon
Will Heyser as the Sandman
Amy Hebb as the Fairy God Mother
John-Michael Rolnick as Henchman #1
Craig Sours as Henchman #2
Another Opening, Another...Oh Forget It by Carl L. Williams - Houston, TX
Griffiths, N.Y. by Norman Simon - Lincoln, NE
Not Here Yet by William Fowkes - New York, NY
Serendipidy by Lynn-Steven Johanson - Macomb, IL
Waltzing One, Two, Three by Lawson Caldwell - Charlotte, NC
See these four plays on the Old Opera House stage
June 21 & 22 at 8:00pm and June 23 at 2:30pm
Tickets are $15 for Adults, $10 for Students.