Tuesday, 16 May 2017

Gi60 US Live Edition 2017 Play Selection

Gi60 International One Minute Theatre Festival: US Edition is thrilled to announce play selections for 2017! Our deepest thanks to all of the writers who submitted so many extraordinary plays this year. The following 50 will be performed on June 8, 9 and 10 at 8:00 pm in the New Workshop Theatre at Brooklyn College, New Yawk:
1) An American Conversation by Len Jenkin (Accord, NY) 
2) Apocalypso by Mark Harvey Levine (Pasadena, CA) 
3) Back Story by Bill Grabowski (Huntington, NY) 
4) Brace for Impact by Alison Lowenstein (Brooklyn, NY) 
5) Called Out by Daniel Burns (Boulder, CO) 
6) Can’t Even by Brewster Device (Brooklyn, NY) 
7) Carrie and Debbie on the Other Side by Michelle Markarian (Cambridge, MA) 
8) Chick Flick by Sandra Hosking (Newman Lake, WA) 
9) Coming Home by Emily Daly (New York, NY) 
10) Cookies and Milk by Stephen Korbar (Torrance, CA) 
11) Dead Wood by Vivian Lermond (Columbus, OH) 
12) Digging Myself Deeper In by Judy Klass (Nashville, TN) 
13) Does My Butt Look Big? by Rhea MacCallum (Downey, CA)
14) Eat Your Words by Jim MacNerland (Los Angeles, CA) 
15) Fans by Barry M. Putt, Jr. (Somerset, NJ) 
16) A Framing Device – The Frame by Mark Harvey Levine (Pasadena, CA) 
17) The Fun Never Ends by Ted Wenskus (Rochester, NY)
18) Get a Clue by Ted Wenskus (Rochester, NY) 
19) Go Dough Bro by Adrienne Dawes (Austin, TX) 
20) Good Neighbors by Diane Lefer (Los Angeles, CA)
21) Grassy Knees by Ana Bell (New York, NY) 
22) Gutbuster by Alex Bernstein (Cranford, NJ) 
23) Honest Feedback by Dan Morra (Middletown, PA) 
24) How Ma Hunkel Became the Red Tornado by Stephen Gracia (Brooklyn, NY) 
25) Immigrant Nation by Ramona Floyd (New York, NY) 
26) Inner Dog Thoughts by Patrick Delaney (Brooklyn, NY) 
27) Ira and Irving by Steve Ansell (Holmfirth, UK)
28) It’s in the Script by Gary Wadley (Louisville, KY) 
29) Just Can’t be Bothered Today by Terry Collins (Harrogate, UK)
30) Let Him Eat Cake by Vivian Lermond (Columbus, OH)
31) Lovebirds by Allie Costa (Los Angeles, CA)
32) Mrs. Pavlov’s Secret by Dan Morra (Middletown, PA) 
33) Natural Wonder by David Storck (Savannah, GA)
34) Nibon by Meron Langsner and Laura Pittenger (New York, NY)
35) The Nightmare by Aurora Stewart de Peña (Toronto, ON, Canada) 
36) Nothing But the Shirt Off Your Back by Eugene Solfanelli (Brooklyn, NY)
37) November Dreaming by Rosanne Manfredi (Bay Shore, NY)
38) One Awkward Minute by Alexandra Slater (Harlem, NY) 
39) Pausing Shakespeare by Alex Bernstein (Cranford, NJ)
40) Prom Pix by Tom Carrozza (New York, NY) 
41) Proof of Self by Julia Lederer (Toronto, ON, Canada) 
42) Proverbs by Donna Latham (Houston, TX)
43) Pulling Weeds by Karin Fazio Littlefield (Brooklyn, NY)
44) Saving Spike by Marilyn Anne Campbell (Etobicoke, ON, Canada) 
45) The 6 Stages of loss – of your cellphone by Rosanne Manfredi (Bay Shore, NY) 
46) Stargazing by Asher Wyndham (Minneapolis, MN) 
47) Surprise by Catherine Clyne (Babylon, NY)
48) Upkeep by Patrick McCormick (Brooklyn, NY) 
49) Watching Bird Watching by Ramona Floyd (New York, NY) 
50) The Whore of Babylon Applies for a Job by Aurora Stewart de Peña (Toronto, ON, Canada)

 

 


Monday, 15 May 2017

Thank You!

A massive thank you to everybody involved in Gi60 UK on Saturday night. We had a great audience, we sold books and had a wonderful time listening to beautiful music in the theatre bar after the show. We had writers, actors and longtime Gi60 supporters in the audience alongside those experiencing the unique charms of tiny theatre for the first time.
 
To all the writers, actors, stage crew, film crew, musicians, theatre staff and audience who all made last night possible - Thank You.
And on behalf of Gi60 UK live we hope Gi60 US live 2017 will be as much fun as we had last night. Gi60 U.S Live edition 2017 coming soon..

 

 


Friday, 5 May 2017

Come to Gi60 UK live edition (13th May 7.30pm) you might be eligible for a free ticket.


Are you eligible for a free ticket to this years Gi60 UK Live edition and Book launch?


You are if you are in any of the following catagories:

1. you have a play selected in this years show

2. You have ever performed as part of the Gi60 acting company in the UK or US

3. One of your plays features in our book 'One Minute Plays: a practical guide to tiny theatre'

If you are in any of these categories email: screammedia@yahoo.com with your name and the subject heading Gi60 UK 2017 Contributors Ticket and we will sort out a complimentary ticket.



We would like as many people as possible who are associated with the book release (all actors are named in the book and some of you are obviously also quoted along with our writers) to attend the show next Sat7rday as books will be available and it's a great opportunity to get signed copies, meet other contributors, oh, and see some fine new tiny theatre.

why not come to Leeds for the weekend.... We have a licensed bar and there will be live acoustic music after the show. I may even play a few tunes myself

steve


Gi60 UK Live Edition: On sale now

Gi60 UK Live Edition

University of Leeds
LS2 9JT
 
Saturday 13th May
7.30pm
Tickets £5.00
Box Office: 0113 343 8730
Online sales: www.stage.leeds.ac.uk
 


Wednesday, 3 May 2017

Gi60 UK Live edition play selection announced


Gi60 UK Live Edition: Play selection (finally!)
1. Endpoint         Ruban Carbajal
2. …That is the Question Dan Morra
3. Terminal Manners Tom Carrozza
4. Facing Fears Connie Schindewolf
5. Love After Death Haley Sielinski
6. Blue Giraffe Stacey  Lane
7. Coach Juilia Lederer
8. We          Mark Smith
9. Shoe Collection Asher Wyndham
10. Homecomming Concessions Jim MacNerland
11. Bed 13         Maude Lambert
12. Teasing it out         Jim MacNerland
13. Nobody Ever Asks Me Dwayne Yancey
14. Polaroids         Patrick Gabridge
15. Goldie Alex Bernstein
16. Desert Island Idiots Richard Graham
The Seven habits of the five
highly effective people you
meet in heaven on tuesdays
for dummies         R.A. Pauli
17. The Interrogation Howard Margulies
18. Super Clothiers Matthew Konkel
19. Dogs are Getting Smarter Tom Carrozza
20. Attack Of the Vampire Joel Dean
21. Worry-Wart Suzanne Bailie
22. Final Approval         Lucy Wang
23. The Reverse-Psychic Joe Bryant
24. I'm On a train Mark Harvey Levine
25. Amazon Prime Russ Thorne
26. We Three Kings Liam Ashmore, Ellice Price
27. Another day, Another Dollar Hugh Cardiff
28. Down The Pan Barry Hobbs
29. Baby Naming         Amy Ignatow
30. Science Fair project Dwayne Yancey
31. A wake         Jonathan Dowsett
32. Hunger         Joe Bryant
33. America         Julian Kaufman
34. Pie in the Sky         Terry Collins
35. Repression Phil Darg
36. Recognition Jason Rainey
37. Two squirrels on a powerline Dwayne Yancey
38. Chocolate Bar Support Group Jasmine Bown
39. Diabolical Oscar Allen
40. Predators Aurora Stewart de Pena
41. Guards         Arthur Sutcliffe
42. Build a block Arthur Sutcliffe
43. Beth against the Universe,
Or Vice Versa                Sandra Hosking
44. ‘WE’RE JUST HUMAN BLOBS
FLOATING AROUND
PRETENDING WE KNOW
WHAT WE’RE DOING’         Clara N.Pillitz
45. It's Mine it's yours Rhea McCallum
46. Over there Sabrina Cataudella and
                                                        Ceasar Romero
47. The Tenth Muse Karin Fazio Littlefield
48. The Other Woman Thomas J. Misuraca
49. The Greatest Thing
Since Sliced Bread Alllie Costa
50.   Scone in 60 seconds               Helen Elliott

Please let me know any spelling or other errors. Thank you to everyone who submitted and for your patience.

Friday, 24 March 2017

Gi60 Next Gen# Fourth edition accepting submission now


We are happy to announce that Gi60 #NextGen is back again for a fourth round and play submissions are now open!


The concept stays the same: one minute plays performed in succession by a group of actors, to be recorded and posted on YouTube for your viewing pleasure. So what's different? The group of actors will be entirely comprised of the Next Generation: all of them ages 11-16. For this portion we've teamed up with Acting Out!, Brooklyn's premier acting school, to bring 25 brand new one-minute plays to life. All we need are your words.

What are you waiting for? Sharpen your pencils, fire-up the laptops, and get to writing! Full rules and conditions below:

How To Apply: Gi60 is open to everybody; all you need is an idea and an internet connection. Since its inception in 2003, the Gi60 festival has premiered hundreds of new pieces of work written by people of all ages and backgrounds from around the world. So if you have and idea or something to say, why not write a play?

The Rules:
• Plays must last no longer than 60 seconds
• All work must be totally original and the author's own work
• All submissions must be sent by email and must include your name, address and location before the title of your workThe title of the play should appear in the subject line of the email
• Individuals may submit as many one minute plays as they wish (one submission only per email). PLEASE SEND EACH PLAY IN A SEPARATE FILE WITH THE TITLE OF THE PLAY IN THE SUBJECT LINE.
• Entries from schools must include the name of the school and a teacher's contact details in addition to the name of the author
• All submissions must be emailed to: 
gi60nextgen@gmail.com (Deadline: midnight, April 30th)

Terms and conditions:
• Copyright remains with the author

• Plays will only be performed as part of 'Gi60 (Gone in 60 Seconds#NextGen'

• Plays lasting longer than 60 seconds will not be considered.
• The organizers may use individual plays to promote the Gi60 festival for a period of one year after the festival
• Final play selection will be announced sometime in early May, 2017. Playwrights will be contacted via email to be informed of the selections. 
•  There is no submission fee or payment for selected plays
•  The organizers reserve the right to cut scripts where necessary

- Performances for Gi60 #NextGen 2017 will take place the weekend of June 9th with performances at Acting Out! and the New Workshop Theater at Brooklyn College (Both in Brooklyn, NY)

Gi60 is nothing without the imagination, skills and enthusiasm of our writers - and for this we thank you!!

Wednesday, 15 February 2017

One Minute Plays: A practical guide to Tiny Theatre

One Minute Plays: A practical guide to Tiny Theatre
Available from Feb 23rd in the UK and the US

We are extremely proud to announce that: One Minute Plays: A practical guide to Tiny Theatre will be released in the UK and the US on the 23 Feb. The book features a history of Gi60, a guide to short form theatre and most importantly two hundred plays that it has been our pleasure to direct as part of the Gi60 festival. The book is available direct from the publisher (see link below), from actual bookshops and also from on line mega-retailers.

https://www.routledge.com/One-Minute-Plays-A-Practical-Guide-to-Tiny-Theatre/Ansell-Bonczek/p/book/9781138675063



Gi60 2017 Now Accepting Submissions


We are now accepting submissions for Gi60 2017, UK, US and New Zealand
(see this blog for full details of rules and regulations)

Gi60 UK Live
Sat May 13
stage@leeds
Leeds, UK
After a years break Gi60 UK Live Edition returns to stage@leeds
on May 13th as the final event of the inaugural NW: Leeds New Work festival.
Anybody who submitted a play for Gi60 2016 will be eligible for Gi60 UK
live edition 2017 (unless your play was performed as part of Gi60 US live 2016).

Gi60 US Live
Thur 8 - Sat Sat 10
New Workshop Theater
Brooklyn, New York
GI60 US,Live edition will be performed on June 8, 9 and 10th, 8:00 pm in the New Workshop Theater, Brooklyn NY."

GI60 #NextGen will post a separate call for submissions and will perform in Brooklyn on June 9th and 10th."


A lot has happened since the last Gi60 so we are all really
looking forward to seeing what is on the collective Gi60 hive mind.

ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS NOW...

Email submissions to: screammedia@yahoo.com