Seeking short, original one act plays for our annual festival
Comedic, absurd, dramatic, satirical, farcical, musical, etc. are all welcome for review!
All plays must be received by Friday, April 2, 2021.
*Any plays received after midnight on April 2nd will not be accepted.
One Act play festival
Artists' Exchange presents the 17th annual
Artistic Direction by Jessica Chace
Since 2006, Artists’ Exchange has hosted the One Act Play Festival (OAPF) for the entertainment and enjoyment of the Cranston community. Short plays are submitted from local, regional, and national playwrights and then selected for performance by a panel of directors/actors. This year’s festival will feature a delightful blend of local and national playwrights.
Ticket Information coming soon!
Artists' Exchange - 50 Rolfe Square
The One Act Play Festival (OAPF) is an all-inclusive community theater event celebrating creative collaboration of playwrights, actors, musicians, visual artists, and technical theater artists. First formed in 2006, the festival enriches and entertains the Cranston and Rhode Island communities.
Thousands of short plays are submitted from regional, national, and even international playwrights and
then selected for performance by a panel of theater professionals. Casts feature community actors of all abilities ranging in sex, age, and experience levels; amateur and professional actors, writers, and technicians of all ages and abilities work together in creative harmony.
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Festival Artistic Director
Jessica Chace earned her B.A. in Theatre from Michigan State University. She acted with the Beechwood Theatre Company at Astors’ Beechwood Mansion for four years and is currently Creative Producer of the Marley Bridges Theatre Company and Newport Murder Mystery in Newport. Jessica is Artistic Director of Artists’ Exchange’s summer One Act Play Festival in Cranston, and also works on productions for The Gamm Theatre in Warwick.
CAST & CREW
Meg Howe is proudly serving as the Theatre Programs Manager at Artists’ Exchange. Meg has her M.A. in Theatre Education from Emerson College, as well as a B.A. in Theatre Studies and a Minor in English, concentrating on Dramaturgy from the University of Connecticut. She served as a classroom teacher in the areas of English and Theatre for six years.