Lourdes Drama Society presents Festival of One Acts

Posted Mar 30th, 2011 by Heather Hoffman  Category: Arts & Entertainment


This May, the Lourdes Drama Society will present their annual Festival of One Acts featuring the following one act comedies:

A Tall Order by Sheri Wilner

Fight Dreams by Alison Weiss

House of Cards by Richard Keller

It Ate Houston by Wil Denson

Off Campus by Russell Weeks

Petz Rocks by Lynda Gaug

Post-Its by Paul Dooley & Winnie Holzman

The Spot by Steven Dietz

It Ate Houston, Off Campus, and Petz Rocks were the winners of the DramaSociety’s One Act Playwriting Competition held last fall. The competition garnered international attention and received submissions from across the U.S.and Canada.

Russell Weeks of Seattle, Washington, was awarded first-place for his play, Off Campus, about three young women whose desire to move out of the dorms results in a humorous test their courageand ethics. Second-place playwright, Wil Denson of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, submitted It Ate Houston that depicts a radio play and the chaos that ensues when events from the script actually begin to happen in the studio. Petz Rocksby Lynda Gaug of Saint Joseph, Missouri, received third-place and is about Dezzy the dog, Correy the cat, and Ponce the parakeet, and their day at home awaiting the return of the Master.

Performances will be Friday, May 6 and Saturday, May 7 at 7 p.m., and Sunday, May 8 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $5 and there is no reserved seating. The Festival of One Acts will take place in the EbeidStudent Center located on the lower level of Delp Hall. For more information orto purchase tickets, contact Keith Ramsdell, Drama Society Advisor, at419-517-8881.

Lourdes College is a private, four-year educational institution ofprofessional studies and arts andsciences providing a values-centered education in a caring andsupportive community. More than2,300 students are enrolled in programs such as Business, Education,Environmental Science, Nursing, Social Work, Criminal Justice and the Arts& Sciences. In addition toundergraduate and pre-professional programs, Lourdes offers Master degrees inEducation, Nursing, Organizational Leadership and Theology through its GraduateSchool. Lourdes’ Community Outreach Programs include the Appold Planetarium,Lifelong Learning Program, the Life Lab and Theater Vision. Discover us online at www.lourdes.eduor by phone at 419-885-3211. Lourdes College is a sponsored ministry of theSisters of St. Francis of Sylvania.

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