The One Act Play Festival 2019:
Wednesday 13th, Friday 15th and Saturday 16th February
@ King’s Court Theatre, KWC
GoDA Adjudicator: Chris Baglin
Join us for a whirlwind of activity that features enthusiastic and talented artists from all over the Isle of Man.
Enjoy a daring, imaginative and diverse collection of one act plays. An affordable, enjoyable way to experience the pulse of the Manx drama scene.
The team receiving the highest mark in both Youth and Adult categories will be eligible to compete in the next round of the North West All England Theatre Festival in England.
Festival Program can be view MADF 2019 OAPF Prog
For details of the prizes, please see the Awards pages .
WEDNESDAY 13 FEBRUARY
Ivy by James Hogan presented by The Legion Players
After decades of loyal service at her once-beloved hotel in the north of England, Ivy is pushed into retirement. She has a final reckoning with long-time colleague, waiter Victor, before leaving forever.
A Cream Cracker Under the Settee by Alan Bennett presented by Rushen Players
Fiercely independent octogenarian Doris, a widow, lives in fear of being consigned to Stafford House, a Care Home. Away from homehelp’s watchful eye, she sustains a “dusting related” injury. The day progresses to night, Doris is left alone with her memories ………
FRIDAY 15 FEBRUARY
Customer Services by Lisa Creighton presented by The Service Players
Gary works at the Customer Services desk of Life Inc
Mrs Worthington’s Daughters by Mark Rees presented by Broadway Youth Theatre
16 year old Melanie is determined to succeed in show business. She fails but her friend Tracy doesn’t – but at what cost? Melanie tries to withdraw from the rat-race with tragic consequences
SATURDAY 16 FEBRUARY
The Librarian by Stephen Moran presented by Rushen Players
The action takes place through the eyes of The Librarian. Her story is complex, engaging and intimate. She relates her memories and important incidents from the past, both real and imagined, events which propel her to an inevitable, emotional conclusion.
‘Mother Figure’ from Confusions by Alan Ayckbourn presented by Broadway Theatre Company
A mother is unable to escape from baby talk in this short play from the collection “Confusions”. The play deals with the human dilemma of loneliness
Adjudication and awards will take place after a short interval on Saturday evening.
Tickets available online from
www.ticketsource.co.uk/kingwilliamscollege or by phone from Ticketsource Box Office 0333-666-4466
Ticket prices are: Individual evenings: adult £10, concession £7.50
Full Festival Pass/Season ticket: adult £27, concession £22