About the One Acts
The SecondStage season celebrates theatre in all its forms with our 3rd annual Festival of One Acts (March 4-8). This collection of short pays will be performed at the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center.
Sentences and Words by Cynthia L. Cooper
Directed by Dianna Brown Shaw
Karla - NorQuina Rieves
Maggie - Vickie Davis
A defense lawyer pleads to keep her client from the death penalty to the mother of the man whom her client killed.
Thank Goodness for Hats by Melissa Grantham
Directed by Carol DeVelice
Maggie - Louise Manos
Margaret - Vickie Davis
Harriet - Angie Bella Mamola
Betsy - Sarah Kathryn Bonds
Maggie takes us through her family tree, one hat at a time.
One Lane Bridge by Stephen Gregg
Eli - D'Mar Tarront-Milton
Samantha - Melissa Grantham
Male Narrator - Tony Bordeaux
Narrator 2 - Bonita Batton
Narrator 3 - LaQuenteshia Whitfield
Narrator 4 - Marla Moss
Narrator 5 - Angie Bella Mamola
Narrator 6 - Vickie Davis
Eli takes friend of a friend Samantha on an errand as they swap ghost stories.
Performances will be held at the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center. Parking for the venue is located on Greensboro Ave and 7th Street, with additional parking located at the municipal parking deck located on 7th and 23rd.
Wednesday, March 4 @ 8:00 p.m.*
*Join us at 6:30 p.m. for a free staged-reading performance by Improbable Fictions
Thursday, March 5 @ 7:30 p.m.
Friday, March 6 @ 7:30 p.m.*
*Join us for the Canstructions gallery opening, starting at 5:00 p.m. in the DWCAC
Saturday, March 7 @ 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, March 8 @ 2:00 p.m.
"What’s an Improbable Fiction? Ask Fabian of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night:
If this were play’d upon a stage now, I could condemn it as an improbable fiction. (TN 3.4.69)"
Join us early on opening night for a free staged reading of Richard III by William Shakepeare, cut and directed by Angeline Morris. This 16th century classic follows the rise and reign of one England's most notorious monarchs.
Wednesday, March 4th
Start: 6:30 p.m.
Runtime: 90 minutes
The Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center (DWCAC) is located in the former Allen & Jemison Warehouse Co. building located on the corner of 7th Street and Greensboro Avenue on the same block as the Bama Theatre. The venue is managed by The Arts Council of Tuscaloosa, who are acting as co-presenters of this production.
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