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Ten-Minute Play Festival: Catch a great show, 10 minutes at a time

'I Know Just What You Mean,' by Jeff Fraga, is one of this year's plays at the Island Theatre Ten-Minute Play Festival. A young man (Tyler Detrick) struggles through a baffling dinner conversation with the parents of his new girlfriend (Tia Bannister).
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Island Theatre’s annual Ten-Minute Play Festival presents 16 works by local playwrights over two evenings, Aug. 23 and Aug. 24 at Bainbridge Performing Arts.

Eight plays will be performed on Saturday evening, and the other eight will be performed on Sunday evening. Festival goers will be invited to vote for an audience choice award for each night. In addition, an overall festival favorite, determined by the judges, will be awarded a cash prize at the end of the festival on Sunday night.

Here's the complete festival schedule:

SATURDAY, AUG. 23

“AN ARGUMENT FOR LOVERS” by Steven Lee Palay

“WHAT PRICE AN ORANGE?” by Connie Bennett

“IT IS ALWAYS THREE A.M.” by Ulla Solberg

“I KNOW JUST WHAT YOU MEAN” by Jeff Fraga

INTERMISSION

“THE INTERVIEW” by Gwen Adams

“AT THE END OF HER ROPE” by Trish Bittman

“THE BEACH HOUSE” by John Ratterman

“RED OR BLACK?” by James E. Anderson

SUNDAY, AUG. 24

“SLAM DUNK” by Ned Thorne

“A PLACE THAT LOOKS LIKE DAVENPORT” by Paul Lewis

“EMBRACING THE 99%” by Charlie Hamilton

“BLISS” by Miller Shor

INTERMISSION

“THE LOVE COLLAR” by Wendy Wallace

“WITHOUT” by John Ellis

“IT’S NOT TOO LATE” by Robert Dalton

“TECH SUPPORT” by Diane Walker

 

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