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2015 Call for Scripts

Posted March 17, 2015 By Denise Brown

The Hand-to-Mouth Players
Are now accepting One-Act scripts for their
24th Annual Award Winning
Playwright/Director’s Workshop
Submission Deadline: April 30th, 2015
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· Play must be previously unpublished*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. No royalties. Each playwright will receive free admission to the performances.
Selected plays will be performed in August, 2015 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, 2015. www.tanys.org
E-mail Manuscript to:
PDW2015@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 TEXT: 914-980-0814

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2014 TANYS Awards for HTM PDW

Posted September 5, 2014 By Denise Brown

2014 TANYS MERIT AWARDS FOR HTM PDW
WE ARE VERY EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE THE FOLLOWING THEATER ASSOCIATION OF NY STATE (TANYS) MERIT AWARDS RECEIVED BY THE PARTICIPANTS OF THIS YEAR’S PLAYWRIGHT/DIRECTOR’S WORKSHOP:

Meritorious Achievement in Direction:
Anne Rodgers Pearl, FROM THE MACHINE
Richard Troiano, IN THE JINGLE JANGLE MORNING

Meritorious Achievement in Playwriting:
Jean Eifert, POSSIBILITIES

Excellence in Acting:
Jay Krass, Oracles in FROM THE MACHINE
Dick Smith, Gramps in HOLDING PATTERNS

Meritorious Achievement in Acting:
P. J. Glazer, Julie in POSSIBILITIES
Jacqueline Smith, Ethel in POSSIBILITIES

Meritorious Award in Ensemble Work:
Cast (Connie Dyckman, Kate Gleeson, Joel Karpoff, Richard
Troiano), Director (Bruce Pearl) and Playwright (Virginia
Reynolds), ONE TUNE JUKEBOX

Cast (Denise Brown, Gary Simon, Donna L. White), Director
(Tom Campbell) and Playwright (Jacqueline Anne), THE SCRIPT

Meritorious Achievement in Costuming:
Karen Symington, HOLDING PATTERNS

    

Hand-to-Mouth Players 2014 PDW

Posted July 27, 2014 By Denise Brown

The Hand-to-Mouth Players 

23rd Annual Playwright/Director’s Workshop

Friday & Saturday

Aug. 22nd and 23rd @ 8 pm

Sunday  Matinee

Aug. 24th @ 2 pm

Hendrick Hudson Free Library

Six original One-act plays:

From the Machine

written by Dan Borengasser, directed by Anne Rodgers Pearl

Holding Patterns

written by Mike Macina, directed by Maureen Howard

In the Jingle Jangle Morning

written by Stewart Hanges, directed by Richard Troiano

One Tune Jukebox 

written by Virginia Reynolds, directed by Bruce Pearl

Possibilities

Written by Jean Eifert, directed by Joel Karpoff

The Script

written by Jacqueline Anne, directed by Tom Campbell

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

Featuring:  Susan Bond, Denise Brown, Constance Dyckman, Kate Gleeson, P.J. Glazer, Joel Karpoff, Jay Krass, Justin Krass, William E. Kenyon, Daniel Z. Silverstein, Gary Simon, Dick Smith, Jacqueline Smith, Benna Strober, Karen Symington, Janet Tinari, Richard Troiano, Donna L.White

914-734-4336

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

 

 

    

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

    

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