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AND THE WINNER OF MRT's WINTER ONE ACT PLAY COMPETITION 2014 is:

DEAR MR. PRESIDENT by Alan Fox

Congrats to Alan Fox and his creative team!

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DEAR MR. PRESIDENT by Alan Fox

Race in America:  Maybe it's not so black and white?

 

ATTEMPTED HARMONIES by Stephanie Iscovitz

ATTEMPTED HARMONIES is a comedy about three girls who have a "breakup party" for their recently dumped best friend. Only it wasn't her boyfriend who broke up with her." 

 

THERE WAS EDEN by Karen Lampiasi

The rule was pretty simple...don't eat the apple! In this comedic tale, hear directly from Adam & Eve what really happened in that garden long ago.

 

MA AND RHONDA by Michelle F. Hartley

This zany comedy is about an elderly Jewish mother who  gives her daughter hell about a much needed hospital procedure that the mother is resistant to. 

 

NESTLING by Steve Serpas

Joe is willing to pay for an unusual, intimate experience. But he gets more than he bargains for when he answers Kathy's ad.


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HAPPY TENTH REUNION, EAST END BADGERS by Danielle Joy 

Four friends meet up again on their way to their High School reunion.

Is ten years enough time for old grudges to mend and dreams to become reality?

 

LEGS by Kerri Quinn

Legs is the story about two sisters whose relationship is challenged as they struggle with the truth about their deceased mother.

 

EVERYTHING IS WHITE by Allison Flom

EVERYTHING IS WHITE is a one-woman show about patients in a mental institution support circle, grappling with their stories at the border between delusion and reality.

 

SKIN CARE by Mark Rosati

An esthetician and her client get under, and almost into, each other’s skin. Despite their striving for perfection, it is the skin of a woman long dead that they envy."

 

THE DANCE by Mary Rogers McMaster

Love is a hard game to master, especially when you keep changing the rules; But what happens when the rules change you?


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UNDEAD AMERICANS by Mark Hankla

Zombie Dating Tip: When bringing your human girlfriend to meet your undead parents, remember, you may love her for her good looks and awesome personality, but they’ll just love her for her brains!

 

A LESSON BEFORE TOWING by Anne Nadel

Samantha Stewart is a shopaholic who’s a bit in denial. When she finds herself in a parking lot about to get Lucy, her car and most prized possession towed, she is forced to make some big decisions. With a little help from James, a tow truck driver and former football hero, Samantha will learn a lesson that saying goodbye to her extravagant ways is not so easy.

 

CASTLE WOES by Ashley Grombol

Proving that working at the happiest place on earth isn't all it's cracked up to be.

 

GYPSY HOUSING: A SORTA-KINDA LOVE STORY by Maglione and Ruiz

GYPSY HOUSING; A Sorta Kinda Love Story is more than a story about finding a roof over your head. It's about finding who you are meant to be under that roof. 

 

BAGGAGE CLAIM by Garrett Gallinot

Every suitcase has secrets… like the secrets to Area 51, who killed Kennedy, or how food becomes poop. Yet at the same time, most suitcases only tell half the story. Three thieves, one BIG secret, and an evil that will stop at nothing to find it. 


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NETTLES by Alice Pencavel

Ted’s plan to share celebratory news at dinner is sabotaged by a betrayal that leaves all wounded and sorely tested.

 

THE GREAT GURU AND HIS BELLS by Shawn Belpanno

A wise guru living in the mountains helps poor Bob overcome his personal crisis by pointing to the root of his suffering with a magic bell.

 

THE HORSES IN CENTRAL PARK by Paul Hufker

Two carriage horses have been forced by their masters to take the same sad path for their entire lives. All their turns are to the right. What if, today is the day to go left?

 

THE TROUBLE TODAY by Robert Mulroy

"The Trouble Today" is a story of three generations of a family and the different ways they spend a Sunday afternoon.  Along the way there is  food, refreshments and visits from a couple of  eccentric neighbors. 

 

THE REUNION by Israela Margalit

He's obsessed over her for 15 years. Now, they meet again.  Will she be the irresistible beauty he remembered? Will he be the creep she despises? The Reunion.


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THE EXHIBITION by Judah Skoff

Come witness a young exhibitionist and her muse present a brief, shocking exhibition which reveals just how far some people will go to sacrifice for their art.

 

JOURNEY TO ASTRON by Lawrence F. Schwabacher

Two aliens on an universal scavenger hunt only need one thing left to  win the coveted trip to Zebonia, a spa planet for aliens. That thing is a nerdy earthling.

 

THE HUMAN CONDITION by Julian Silverman

One woman must find a way to live with her recent diagnosis of THE HUMAN CONDITION while her world begins to see her as less and less human.

 

BROKER by Jessie Sims

 

STAY AT HOME MOTHERS DOING STAND UP COMEDY by Evan Mandery

In the play Stay At Home Mothers Doing Stand-Up Comedy you'll find the instructor of a class for budding comediennes will go to extremes to bring out the best in her students- three stay-at home-mothers.    


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WHAT DREAMS ARE MADE OF! by Rebecca Bruckenstein

Being a woman in your early 20's is tough - you need to pay bills and be a grown up, but the monsters under your bed still haunt you. So what do you do when you're 23 with big dreams and a rich fantasy life? A coming of age story exploring one side of the quarter life crisis.

 

THE VALLEY by Tamara L. Jensen and Libby Jensen

“The Valley” is the saga of four high school students navigating life and love in 2008. Life is hard. Feelings hurt. Stuff is confusing. They are doing the best they can ... and it’s super serious.

 

THE KAZOO by Elizabeth Gray

A cornfield, three friends, and a ritual gone wrong – is love enough to heal the guilt and sorrow of the past? Or will it take the gesture of THE KAZOO to bridge the gap between anger and friendship?

 

MIDI _S by Alexandra Lucia

Behind closed doors, in one of the busiest music studios in Manhattan, three audio production interns, an assistant audio engineer and one receptionist struggle to survive the grueling pace, celebrity encounters and physical demands of working in entertainment.  As they try to smoothly navigate the responsibilities of creating music for Broadway shows, rock, jazz, world albums, film scores and everything in between, they are faced with a larger challenge, learning to get along with each other.   

 

HOLY COW by Cassie Fireman

A comedy of self-discovery through jenga, pasta, Spanish soap operas and the occasional cockroach. Two roommates battle to find the balance between yoga and cigarettes. Namaste Bitches! 


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VENGEFUL CHICKEN by James Salem

Best Friends. Betrayal. Vengeful Chicken. You've never seen chicken this juicy.

 

TAG LINE FOR A RAISE by Rachel Arbeit

In a posh New York City advertising agency, an employee of one year comes up with an appropriately creative way to ask the boss for a raise.

 

AN ATHEIST'S FIRST CONFESSION  by Connor Jude Williams

If there were no God, what would make you believe? And if there were, what would test your faith? Two strangers tell their stories in An Atheist’s First Confession. 

 

CRAZY IN LOSS by Ali Andre Ali

Crazy in Loss is a play about what happens to the mind and the soul when one experiences the loss of a loved one. Is it possible to relive the happy memories while dealing with the painful ones?

 

RAOUL AND THE ART OF EATING PANSIES by Stella Marie Perry

One morning, Raoul, a gardener, makes a decision. By nightfall, Libby #3, a housemaid, ascends the social ladder at the command of a gingko plant. This is one of three bizarre stories surrounding the estate of the infamous Madam Carte Blanc.


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GIVE IT AWAY by Melissa Sinaly

Compassion or protection?  Selfish or selfless?  Art or truth?  Who measures a child best: the father or teacher?

 

LUCKY PENNY by Helene Montagna

David, an Atlantic City taxi driver, picks up a passenger late one night who promises to help him find what he's lost.

 

CORNER CAFE by Luke Younger and Thomas Delgado

Two writers heading in opposite directions debate the key to happiness.  An explosive opening argument sets the stage for these two defined points of view.  

 

WHO GETS THE FISH by Delaney Yeager

A play about marriage, divorce, independence, and a fish who finds itself middle of it.

 

FOR HIM by Ryan Morley

Connected by love, four people find a way through the shadows to live for him.


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