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Photos from ‘The Beautiful Ogre and Other Fairy Tales’ in Ohio

My 10-minute play THE BEAUTIFUL OGRE AND OTHER FAIRY TALES was produced Aug. 2-3 in Akron, Ohio by KenMore Kreative. This marked the 14th production of that script. Here are photos, courtesy of Yulia Gray.

The knight but the damsel is not in distress.

The ogre is beautiful.

More photos below.
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Video: ‘A Couch for Luxury and Damned Incest’

Here’s video of my 10-minute play in Overnight Sensations 2019, a 24-hour play festival sponsored by Hollins University’s Playwright’s Lab and Mill Mountain Theatre. An earlier post detailed how the event works. Thanks to director Amile Wilson for the video (and the great direction!).

Cast:
Drifer: Gianni Palmarini
Bed: Bailee Adams
Chair: Nancy Lawrence
Couch: Kelly Anglim
Desk: Gene Marrano
Table: Walter Dodd

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Photos from ‘The Contact Lens’ in Pennsylvania

The scene.

Looking . . .

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Photos from shorts on Long Island

The Ghost Lamp

Four of my short scripts were produced in April by the Babylon Arts Council, Lindenhurst, New York: DEEP INTO OCTOBER, FIREBALLER, THE GHOST LAMP and THE UNIFORM. Three of those deal with baseball so I’m not sure from the photos which ones are which but this is definitely THE GHOST LAMP.

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Photos: ‘Curiosity Killed The Cat’ in Ohio

Summit Academy in Xenia, Ohio produced my one-act CURIOSITY KILLED THE CAT on May 23, 2019. Here are photos.

Curiosity and the private investigator.

Curtain call!

 

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Review for ‘The Debate At Bosworth Field’

My 10-play play THE DEBATE AT BOSWORTH FIELD just got a very nice review on the New Play Exchange:

“A delightful historical romp! Like Monty Python meets the History Channel – What fun characters, and cracking dialogue. Yancey’s imaginative set-up finds us out on Bosworth Field – the declarative WIN for Lancaster over York, duh – in this all-too-relevant satire. Thank you to this bold author for stuffing a short play with tons of characters! It’s hilarious, with all the farcical strings pulling in criss-crossing dimensions. You can say a ten-minute play can only have 2-3 characters, but then you wouldn’t have this epically hilarious gem! No wonder it was recently selected for a competitive festival. It’s a hoot.”

— Rachael Carnes

The festival she references is the Fight Like a Girl festival in Manchester, Great Britain in August (it’s a fund-raiser for cancer research). Here’s a synopsis:

THE DEBATE AT BOSWORTH FIELD
Imagine if Richard III and Henry Tudor had met in a campaign-style debate instead. This time, Richard wins. Cast: 8 – 5 male, 2 female, 1 non-gender.

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Review for ‘That Play About the Gurgling Mud Pit’

My 10-minute play THAT PLAY ABOUT THE GURGLING MUD PIT has gotten this nice review on the New Play Exchange:

“We’re not sucking the audience into a gurgling mud pit.” Yancey wholeheartedly embraces his meta concept and, in doing so, shines the spotlight on crucial theatrical positions in a very appealing way. It’s a scream as we learn more and more about the gurgling mud pit play, and the crew reacts to each bit of new information. A very good way to inform the audience about the hidden heroes who bring shows together, and an excellent way to celebrate all that goes into a production. ”
— Matthew Weaver


THAT PLAY ABOUT THE GURGLING MUD PIT

A director tries to explain a new play to the crew. Opinions vary. A meta-play about theatre. Cast: Five – all non-gender.
* Scheduled to be produced by The 10-10 New Plays Festival, Chagrin Valley Little Theatre, Chagrin Falls, Ohio, June-July 2019.

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