BSC’s 2020 10×10 NEW PLAY FESTIVAL

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

FEBRUARY 13 – MARCH 8

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.

Tickets

TITLES & PLAYWRIGHTS

Digital Detox
By Cynthia Arsenault
Directed by Julianne Boyd
Can this marriage be saved? Digital Detox at Unplugged is a desperate last ditch effort for one couple.

My Body
By Rachel Bublitz
Directed by Julianne Boyd
In a world in which men are no longer trusted to make decisions concerning their own bodies, women hold all of the cards.

Are You One Of Those Robots?
By Deirdre Girard
Directed by Matthew Penn
Tele-Nurse Ruth is worn out by life, until one call pushes her out of her indifference into a world she never thought she’d embrace.

Oy Vey Maria
By Mark Harvey Levine
Directed by Julianne Boyd
It was supposed to be a silent night.

Closing Doors
By John Minigan
Directed by Matthew Penn
When a fourth grade teacher breaks protocol during an active shooter drill, her old friend and assistant principal must decide how they can protect both their students and their friendship.

Jill Takes a Leap
By Scott Mullen
Directed by Matthew Penn
A woman on the verge of getting married tries to decide if she’s doing the right thing ⁠— while on the edge of a bungee platform.

Minor Deviations
By Erin Osgood
Directed by Matthew Penn
McNally’s wife was one in a million. After her untimely death, McNally looks for a caregiver for their children but struggles to find the right match. He eventually finds one, but the price is more than he anticipates.

Stay, Please
By Jessica Provenz
Directed by Julianne Boyd
After Bruce becomes a widower, his neighbor Elaine comes to console him with lasagna… and an offer he cannot refuse.

Five Seconds
By Connie Schindewolf
Directed by Matthew Penn
It’s audition day for the annual Five Second Play Festival, and everything is on the line.

With Improvements by the Actors
By Ann Marie Shea
Directed by Julianne Boyd
At the first reading of the new “Danish play” at the Globe, some actors have just a few notes for the Bard.