January 2020 is the inaugural Winters Theatre Company 10-minute play festival! The featured plays for the festival are listed below.
Scripts Selected for Festival
- Astronauts in Love Written by Nicholas Walker Herbert, Directed by Ariella Wolfe
Alice and Kiril — two astronauts stranded in their space stations — find each other over the radio and work together to get home. Originally presented as a staged reading with Bike City Theatre Company’s Salon Reading Series in July 2019, this play is dedicated to Home.
- Blue Bench Written by Aleks Merilo, Directed by Jim Hewlett
- Hoping to meet women, a young man sneaks backstage at the worst circus in Paris. He instead finds himself confronted by a haunted figure who will change his life forever, and learns the secrets of the Blue Bench.
- El Don Ray Written and Directed by Rodney Orosco
- Family struggles, social expectations, and the strive for an undefined better life dominate this drama.
- Life of Trees Written by Peter Snoad, Directed by Rodney Orosco
A man whose estranged brother is dying learns a lesson aboutlove and loyalty from his tree-hugging young daughter.
- Missing the Boat, Son Written and Directed by Mark Smith
- A young man applies for a job he is very much unsuited for on a ranch. The rancher is a bit of a curmudgeon and points out to the young man the folly of wasting these potentially productive years of his life.
- Reservations Written and Directed by Kristine Mietzner
- Woof! Meow! When a rather naive dog meets a single-minded cat on a blind date, they both have reservations.
- The Rug Written by Brian Spencer, Directed by Linda Glick
- A lover of opera, shunned by the world for his obsession, commits murder over a music dispute. He calls upon his mother for help in trying to mask his despicable deed.
- Where’s This Train Going? Written and Directed by Bruce Guelden
- This play is about a late-night encounter between a seasoned New Yorker and a tourist from Chicago aboard a NYC subway train.
Performance Dates and Times and Location
We’ll be performing the last weekend of January (24th -26th) the Winters Community Center at 201 Railroad Avenue in Winters:
- Show times on Friday and Saturday January 24th and 25th at 7:30pm.
- Show time on Sunday January 26th at 2:00pm.
- Tickets will be $12 general and $10 seniors/children 12 and under