Carl aka Karl by DT Arcieri
A heartless businessman, who runs the family empire, is in conflict with his agoraphobic, magician brother over their parents’ estate. Personalities and values collide in this theatrical, comedic rendering.
River City by Diana Grisanti
Shaken by her father’s death, Mary sets off to uncover three generations’ worth of family secrets buried in the West End of Louisville, Kentucky. River City charts Mary’s journey, which spans four decades, and investigates race, memory, and the ghosts that haunt one American city.
The Seer and the Witch by Jennifer Lane
The past and present collide in the forms of Eleanor and Emily, two women living a century apart who both haunt the same corner room at the Elgin Institute of Mental Health. They are each other’s only solace in a story that explores the nature of the female experience and how it has changed over the course of a hundred years, and how it has not.
The Perfect Wife by Karen Lewis
Paul and “Natalie” appear to share a fairly ideal May/December marriage until Paul’s daughter Sarah re-enters their lives. Disgusted by what she discovers, Sarah focuses on destroying their relationship. Despite the ultimate failure of Sarah’s master plan, Paul’s reaction to it, coupled with his jealousy and irrational outbursts force “Natalie” to a solution that will preserve his illusion of her as the “perfect wife”. The Perfect Wife is an unusual love story about family devotion.
The four Finalists will:
At the conclusion of the festival, one script will be chosen by critics and audiences. The winner will receive a Main Stage production in the 2014-2015 Main Stage Season. Good luck to all!
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was created by Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte to honor and encourage emerging playwrights of the American Theatre, as well as develop the next generation of regional artists.
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