10×10 New Play Festival 20192019-01-04T15:30:22+00:00

BSC’s 2019 10X10 NEW PLAY FESTIVAL

10 TEN MINUTE PLAYS x 10 PLAYWRIGHTS = 100 MINUTES OF PURE JOY

FEBRUARY 14 – MARCH 10

ThursdayFriday, Saturday at 7:30pm
Saturday and Sunday at 3:00pm

BSC’s St. Germain Stage, located at the Sydelle and Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center, 36 Linden Street, Pittsfield.

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TITLES & PLAYWRIGHTS

Double Entendre
By L.H. Grant
Directed by Julianne Boyd
Did he say what she thinks he said – and what exactly did she just say? This is all so confusing.

172 Push-Ups
By Scott Mullen
Directed by Matthew Penn
Two veterans – one an old man, one a young woman – meet outside a bus station on a snowy night. There they discover their differences – and their similarities.

Charlottesville
By Suzanne Bradbeer
Directed by Julianne Boyd
Dani loves her children, she really does. But sometimes you just want to fish by the lake and let the world spin without you. Unfortunately, the world – and your children – may have other ideas.

Organic Seed
By Patrick Gabridge
Directed by Matthew Penn
Conflict erupts at the farmer’s market between a young woman farmer and an older conventional farmer as they battle for customers.

Pipeline
By Michael Brady
Directed by Julianne Boyd
Three activists prepare to guard the approach to a forest targeted for a controversial pipeline. When dawn comes with an unexpected encounter, each must decide – take a stand or step aside.

Twas the Day After Xmas
By Steven Korbar
Directed by Matthew Penn
On December 26, a world-class cheapskate tries to return his artificial Christmas tree to a department store.

Kid Stuff
By Chris Shaw Swanson
Directed by Matthew Penn
When their son’s school art project provokes an unexpected reaction, two parents are forced to examine the boundaries of social responsibility and creative expression.

The Chapel Play
By Lila Rose Kaplan
Directed by Julianne Boyd
Two strangers collide in a small Chapel. After a prickly start, they help each other in the most surprising of ways.

Eddie and Edna
By Donald Loftus
Directed by Matthew Penn
Sometimes it becomes a struggle to sort out the real from the imagined. Sometimes, even those closest cannot help.

Cold Feet
By Brad Sytsma
Directed by Julianne Boyd
Gathering loved ones together to celebrate the joining of two lives can get complicated, especially when everything seems to be going very wrong.