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Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Short+Sweet Theater Manila 2016: The Biggest Little Play Festival In The World


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Short+Sweet Theater is a festival of ten minute plays and theatre pieces. They are the most far-reaching brand of short form theatre in the world. Each year they showcase hundreds of bite-sized dramatic treats.

They handpicked over 400 ten minute plays, selected from thousands of scripts submitted, and present them in their Festivals. They utilise the talents of established and upcoming actors, directors, writers, and technical crew, to create some of the best short work theatre across the planet.

Beginning as a small festival of 10 minute plays in Sydney, Australia, they have grown into a global organisation. Short+Sweet has made a huge impact on the Australian theatre scene through developing new, original work with emerging artists and providing a platform for established artists to showcase their talents.

Their vision is simple – a more creative world 10 minutes at a time!

Short + Sweet Theatre Festival Manila 2016 marks the third season of the Festival. This year they collaborate with a brand new venue – Power Mac Center Spotlight at Circuit Makati. Featuring 30 Plays, 30 Directors and nearly 100 actors. These plays will be performed over the last two weekends of October and the first weekend of November. Tickets can be availed at the venue prior to the show.

Week 1 :


Oct 21, 2016 (Friday) @8PM
Oct 22, 2016 (Saturday) @7PM
Oct 23, 2016 (Sunday) @ 7PM

Week 2 :


Oct 28, 2016 (Friday) @8PM
Oct 29, 2016 (Saturday) @7PM
Oct 30, 2016 (Sunday) @ 7PM

Finale :

Nov 4, 2016 (Friday) @8PM
Nov 5, 2016 (Saturday) @7PM

Wildcard Shows:

Oct 29 & 30 (Sat & Sun) @3.30PM


Tickets can be availed at the venue prior to the show

Prices: 

Main Play: P550.00
Wildcard Play: P420.00

For ticket bookings and other information, contact Vaish – 09188770011

Short+Sweet has three aims  

• DEVELOP the artistry and craft of acting, directing, writing, dancing, choreography, singing and many other forms of theatre-making.

We create a fun and professional workplace with high levels of administrative and technical support. Our artists learn from each other, and from experienced theatre professionals. We facilitate a supportive environment for theatre practitioners to network and to find support for their future.

• SHOWCASE ten-minute performances. To create a platform for artists' telling stories.

We provide the space for theatre practitioners to showcase their performance skills to new audiences and industry professionals. Our artists have a safe place to tell stories in their chosen field.

• CREATE EXCELLENCE. To stimulate and entertain audiences with 10 minute works

We believe short form theatre can move audiences as effectively as long form. All Short+Sweet seasons consist of high-quality 10 minute pieces. We achieve this through a vigorous, merit-based process, employing an open call for material, auditions, and artist interviews.



TITLE OF PLAYS PER SHOWDATES

Week 1 and Week 2 Schedule. This may or may not necessarily be staged in the same order.

Week 1 - 21, 22, 23 October


The Assignment – by Greg Gould 
Waiting for Go – by Elspeth Tilley 
Objectum Sexuality – by Ron Burch 
The Search – by Michael Panes 
Stargazers – by Greg Gould
Press Pray – by Seth Freeman 
Transferring Kyle – by Jonathan Cook
Bob Gets cast out of Hell – by Robert O’Connell 
Lady and the Tyger or William Blake's...



Week 2 - 28, 29, 30 October


Wheelchair – by Scott Mullen
Enjoy! – by Pamela Western
Alexander the Great – by James Ferguson
Procrastination
The office of threats to Western Civilization – by Kate Jaimet
Simulationship – by David Straus
Red Wire, Blue Wire – by Albert Jamae
Yellow Means Caution – by Gregory Crafts
How Violet met Watson –
  

Wildcard - 29, 30 October

It Doesn't – by George Smart
Perspective – by James McLindon
The Proposal
Sandbox – by Scott Mullen
It's all the Rage – by Carl J. Sorheim
Narating Ko ang Langit
Crime Fiction – by Rachel Le Rossignol
Dead Giveaway – by Daniel Guyton
War/Kiss – by Alex Broun
Crisis Line
Honey – by Dona Parise

*There could be last minute changes of certain plays being staged in another week.

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