Take 10 Short Play Fest to Return to New York April 15

News   Take 10 Short Play Fest to Return to New York April 15 Aspen's Theater Masters' second annual festival of ten-minute plays, Take 10, will be presented at 59E59 Theaters April 15-18.

Presented through Theater Masters' annual MFA playwriting competition, nine works were selected for inclusion in the festival that will feature Rock 'n' Roll understudy Anna O'Donoghue and Juliette Bennett, who appeared in the second season of television's "Las Vegas."

Tony Award-winning actor John Lithgow helped Theater Masters associate director Pesha Rudnick and artistic director Julia Hansen choose the Take 10 works from over 100 submissions.

The works presented in Take 10 include Back Story by Benjamin Viccellio; The Big Exit by John-Paul Nickel; The Echo by Jennifer Fawcett; Fernando and the Killer Queen by Kyle J. Schmidt; Frogs by Sam Marks; The Hiding Place by Melisa Tien; Higher Up by Annette Lee; Man up and Away by Joe Tracz; and Rocky Road by Stephanie Andrea Timm.

Represented in the productions will be actors Mark Boyett, Hannah Cabell, Birgit Huppuch, Paul Iacono, Jacob Knoll, Hubert Point-Du Jour, Ivan Quintanilla, Wesley Savick, Nick Sullivan and Susan Wands.

Directors for the ten-minute plays include actor Wesley Savick as well as Heath Cullins and Pesha Rudnick. Tickets for Take 10, priced $18, are available by phoning (212) 279-4200 or by visiting www.ticketcentral.com.