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Posted by Bob Evans

NEW WORKS AUDITION FOR THE BARN PLAYERS 6 X 10 TEN MINUTE
PLAY FESTIVAL: NOV. 16, 4:30 TO 6:30PM AT THE ARTS ASYLUM.

Exciting, provocative new work will soon to be locally premiered and you are encouraged to participate! Attend THE BARN PLAYERS 12TH ANNUAL 6 X 10 MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL AUDITIONS, Saturday, November 16th, 2019, 4:30 to 6:30pm at the Arts Asylum, 9th & Harrison, KCMO 64106. No preparation required!

This annual showcase presents six original ten minute plays, all written by Kansas City talent. Share your talents within these new works, where our playwrights see their script come to life on the Barn Players / Arts Asylum stage. This years outstanding selections include:

“THE CARD GAME” written by Jim Moore, directed by Whitney Klaas. Having landed the job of her dreams at a greeting card company, a young writer has a rather memorable first day at work. • “EXPEDITED SCREENING” written by Krista Eyler, directed by Alexa Cioffi-Abt. No one gets through security at the airport without a story to tell. Shoes off, laptops in the bin, and check your liberty and logic at the gate. • “FAMILY IS” written by Jennifer Cannady, directed by Sara Crow. Two brothers grapple with a sister’s request during a seemingly innocent rooftop visit. • “HYPE” written by Lewis Morrow, directed by Ile Haggins. A controversial boxer defends his title amid racial overtones that may not be what they seem. • “LOST IN THE RAIN” written by Kevin King, directed by Elena Stephenson. Taking refuge from a storm while nursing a broken heart, a young man finds solace confiding in an elderly stranger. • “ZEMANTIC QUIBBLE” written by Bill Goodwin, directed by Em Loper. A father struggles with his daughter’s new choice of pronoun, both from a grammatical and generational point of view.

WHAT: THE BARN PLAYERS 6 X 10 MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL AUDITIONS. WHERE: Kansas City’s Community Theater: The Barn Players at the Arts Asylum, 1000 East 9th Street, Kansas City, MO 64106. WHEN: This Saturday, November 16th, 4:30pm to 6:30pm.

The Barn Players is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that welcomes and values all forms of diversity as they strive to better represent the performing arts community in Kansas City. Non-traditional and color conscious casting are encouraged.




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