Northport, NY - July 8th, 2014 - The Minstrel Players Theatre Company of Northport Village are holding their third (3rd) annual Short Scene Festival entitled - "SCENES FROM THE ZONE”. They are coming off their successful spring staging of “Wonder of the World” and also recently opened their Drama School - Minstrel Academy, which provides Drama classes and workshops for both children and adults. Performances of "SCENES FROM THE ZONE" will be one weekend only on Saturday, July 26th at 8 PM and a 3 PM matinee performance on Sunday, July 27th at Houghton Hall - Trinity Episcopal Church, 130 Main Street in scenic Northport Village.
The production features seven original short scenes from all over the U.S.A. Contributing authors come from as far away as South Carolina and as nearby as our own backyard ---- Long Island. The theme of “SCENES FROM THE ZONE” is short scenes inspired by Rod Serling's "The Twilight Zone". The seven scenes selected will be directed by four different Minstrels --- Evan Donnellan, Debbie Palen, Ray Palen, and Tara Palen. The cast is made up of Minstrel regulars as well as some newcomers.
The scenes selected run the full spectrum of comedy, drama and thriller each with an ironic twist ending. The ‘World Class’ crew is rounded out with Robert Cashman – Technical Director, Laura Morella – Assistant Director, Esteban Lopez - Stage Manager and Bernard Caprera – Lighting Director. The Minstrel Players are honored to feature these amazing original short scenes for one weekend only in the hope that they will reach a wider audience and propel these amateur playwrights to greater things!
The Minstrel Players are committed to bringing high quality, affordable theater to the Long Island Region. Tickets are $20.00 for adults and $15.00 for Seniors and Children under 12. For more information please call (631)732-2926 or visit the Minstrel Player’s official website. Hope to see you at the show!
Susan Demchak - ”Friend of the Devil"
Evan Donnellan- "The Trunk”
Jerry Eitel - ”Romance Formula”
Sue Geffton Burton - ”A Part of You”
Jordan Hue - ”Accession”
Ray Palen - Checkmate”/”Past Time”