Hand-to-Mouth Players Annual General Meeting

Posted March 16, 2014 By HTM Players

March 18, 2014 at 7:30 pm

Reformed Church of Cortlandtown, 2124 Albany Post Rd., Montrose, NY

The meeting is open to the public. Nominations for board members will be taken from the floor. Qualifications include participating in 2 Hand-to-Mouth productions as a minimum.

For more information about the Hand-to-Mouth Players please call 914-734-4336

        

23rd Annual Award Winning Playwright/Director’s Workshop

Posted February 28, 2014 By HTM Players

The Hand-to-Mouth Players

Are now accepting One-Act manuscripts for their

23rd Annual Award Winning

Playwright/Director's Workshop

Submission Deadline: April 30th, 2014

 

Manuscripts accepted for:

  • One-Act plays

  • No more than 25 minutes in length

  • Minimal staging and sets

  • Casts of 5 or less preferred

  • Play must be previously unpublished*

  • * for details contact Tom at Tom.Campbell@htmplayers.com

Submission Guidelines:

  • Submit manuscript by e-mail or snail-mail, to addresses below.

  • $20 submission fee for each e-mailed play, $15 submission fee for each snail-mailed play

  • Send check payable to HTM Players, to the P.O. Box shown below.  Include Author and Title on the check. Plays will NOT be considered until the check is received.

  • Include a title page with the following information: Name, Address, Phone number, E-mail Address, Approx. length of play (in minutes). Please include title and page number on every page.

  • DO NOT put author’s name on any page other than title page. The plays will be read anonymously.

Manuscripts will NOT be returned and critiques will not be given on those plays not chosen for the workshop. Each playwright will receive free admission to a performance.

Selected plays will be performed August 22-24, 2014 in Montrose, NY. Up to 6 plays will be performed.

Adjudication:

A representative from the Theatre Association of New York State (TANYS) will adjudicate the last performance. Feedback will be given to the playwrights, directors, actors, and the individual productions. Audience members will also participate with anonymous comment sheets. One play may be selected to perform at the TANYS Festival in November, 2014. www.tanys.org

E-mail Manuscript to: PDW2014@htmplayers.com

Mail manuscript/check to: HTM Playwright / Director's Workshop, P.O. Box 163, Montrose, NY 10548

For Questions contact: Gary Simon, Artistic Liaison (914) 734-8486 E-mail: Gary.Simon@htmplayers.com

        

THE PDW ALL-STAR SHOWCASE

Posted October 21, 2013 By HTM Players

HTM Presents

THE PDW ALL-STAR SHOWCASE

Featuring One Act Plays from 22 years of HTM’s Playwright/Director’s Workshop:

Welcome to Norway
written and directed by Robin Joseph

God Picks Pamela
written by Victoria Rentz, directed by Jean Moss

Job Interview
written by Jim Whelan, directed by Marilyn Heberling

Double Date
written by Albi Gorn, directed by Jeff Stone

With
Christine Bexley    Tom Campbell    Carly Jayne    Jim Petrillo
Alyssa Borg        Jan Dyckman    Jay Krass    Gary Simon
Justin Bow        Rose Graziano    Peter Lillo    Missy Stone
    Stephanie Hare    Kathleen Muldoon

TWO LOCATIONS:
Hen Hud High School               The Energy Movement Ctr
2166 Albany Post Road             925 South Street
Montrose, NY                            Peekskill, NY
Friday Nov. 8 – 8:00 PM    Friday Nov. 15 – 8:00 PM
Saturday Nov. 9 – 7:00 PM       Saturday Nov. 16 – 8:00 PM
     Note special time on Sat

Adults $15 / Seniors & Students $12

for information & directions call 914-734-4336  or e-mail tom.campbell@htmplayers.com
 

        

22nd Annual PLAYWRIGHT/DIRECTOR’S WORKSHOP

Posted July 30, 2013 By HTM Players

Friday & Saturday, August 23rd and 24th @ 8pm Sunday, August 25th @ 2pm

Five original One-act plays:

 

By Our Fingernails

written by Stewart Hanges, directed by Anne Rodgers Pearl

Escape From Garden Grove

written by Mathilde Dratwa, directed by Maureen Howard

Peak Experience

written by Dan Borengasser, directed by Kathy Colonna

The Two Noble Gentlemen of Venice by W Shakespeare

written by Peter Lillo, directed by Jim Petrillo

Verbatim

written and directed by Albi Gorn

The entire production under the artistic direction of Anne Rodgers Pearl and Gary Simon

Featuring

Nick Byrne, Tom Campbell, Jan Dyckman, Janice Hanges, Stewart Hanges, Carly Jayne, MaryAnn Mallozzi, Olivia Rerek, Martin Rubin-Weiss, Gary Simon, Carole Sinacore, Jacqueline Smith, Missy Stone, Jeff Stone, Janet Tinari

Adults $15 / Seniors & Students $12

The Hendrick Hudson Free Library

185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose NY 10548

(914) 739-5654

for information & directions call 914-734-8486 or 914-528-8704 or e-mail gdoc5@aol.com

        

Auditions – 22nd Annual Playwright/Director’s Workshop
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 7:30 PM
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 7:30 PM
The Reformed Church of Cortlandtown, 2124 ALBANY POST RD., Montrose, NY.  10548
(opposite Premier Athletic Club)
 
The Hand-to-Mouth Players announce auditions for their 22nd Annual Award Winning Playwright/Director's Workshop of original one-act plays. The Playwright/Director’s Workshop has garnered scores of individual and ensemble awards throughout the years, all around New York State and the Middle Atlantic Region, for actors, directors, and productions. Productions have performed and been chosen as Best Short Play or runner up numerous times at the TANYS Festival, and at the regional ESTAFest /Original Works Festival. Five one-act plays will be performed. Numerous roles are available, for teenage, young, middle, and older adults, male and female. Be prepared for cold-readings from the scripts themselves. No other preparation is needed.
 
Performances will be August 23, 24, and 25, 2013 at the air-conditioned Hendrick Hudson Library. A representative from the Theatre Association of New York State (TANYS) will adjudicate the final performance. Feedback will be given to the playwrights, directors, actors, and the individual productions. Audience members will also participate with anonymous comment sheets.
 
For more information/directions, email Gary Simon at gdoc5@aol.com or Anne Rodgers Pearl at apearl315@optonline.net, or call 914-734-8486.