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Auditions for “Festival of One Acts” FOR at the Belfast Maskers

August 8, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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One event on August 12, 2023 at 10:00 am

TIME: Tuesday, August 8 from 6:00-8:00pm or Saturday, August 12 from 10:00am-2:00pm (auditioners need only attend one day)
The production will be presented with cabaret-style seating, food, and drinks, in the theater.
Auditioners should prepare a short comic monologue no longer than 2 minutes, if possible. There will be printed monologues available for anyone who needs one and time will be allowed to prepare. There will also be cold scene readings from the plays to be performed. One audition will serve for all plays. Since these shows run from 15 to 25 minutes and have small casts, rehearsals will most likely be once weekly for most actors.
Performances will run from October 6-14. For more information, contact producer Greg Marsankis at (207) 322-9867, email us at, or visit
GENESIS, directed by Greg Marsankis
A young couple get themselves into a complicated situation when they steal a car but neglect to notice the passenger riding in the back seat.
Written by Erica Thompson, a playwright living in Searsport, Maine.
15 minutes
1 M, 1 F. Late teens to mid-thirties
A DOLPHIN DISGUISE, directed by Tyler Johnstone
Science has discovered a method for finding out one’s past lives. 3 strangers, all from different backgrounds, await their results.
Written by local actor, author, and playwright Tucker Atwood.
20 minutes
2 M, 2F. Ages 20+
THE BUTTON MAN, directed by Wendy Wincote Schweikert
A troubled man is drawn to the astonishing lectures of Enish and brings this stranger home to meet his worried wife. Eye-opening discoveries are made. The buttons help.
Written by Margo Hammond, actor and playwright.
20 minutes
2M, 1F, 1 M or F. Ages 30’s-60’s
QUACK, directed by Christopher Van Doren
Abigail is an impressionable young duck who is not aware of her limitations until they are pointed out to her by the man she loves.
Written by Patrick Gabridge. Winner of SlamBoston, Heideman Award Finalist, with festival appearances at the Edinburgh Fringe, Outlaws Finland, and InspiraTO in Toronto.
10 minutes
1 M, 1 F. Ages 20’s


Belfast Maskers Theatre
17 Court St.
Belfast, ME 04915 United States
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