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Friday, March 1 • 4:00pm - 8:45pm
Community Theatre Festival Performances: Block 3

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Join us at Austin-East Magnet High School to enjoy award-winning performances by community theatre groups from across the Southeast. Two groups will advance to represent our region at AACTFest 2019.

A free SETC shuttle is available to take convention attendees to and from the Knoxville Convention Center and Austin-East Magnet High School. See the attached file for the full shuttle schedule.

Florida – Actors’ Warehouse, Inc.
Written by Maria Irene Fornés
Directed by Carlos Francisco Asse
Mae lives in bleak poverty but studies arithmetic to better herself. Lloyd spends his time caring for farm animals and scorns book learning. Mae searches for a diagnosis of Lloyd’s illness, and brings Henry home to help her. The love/hate triangle creates a toxic environment, and Mae determines to escape the ill luck of her life.

Morte for 2
Kentucky – Theatre Workshop of Owensboro
Written by Rebecca Wright
Directed by Todd Reynolds
Morte for 2 features a pair of one acts written by TWO’s Rebecca Wright. C’est la Vie features two sisters dealing with cancer. The women are quite different, but they find common ground in their struggles. Last Rites is a comedy about an Irish family, one of whom is deceased . . . but still seated on the sofa, Guinness in hand!

John Lennon & Me
Georgia – Lafayette Society for the Performing Arts

Written by Cherie Bennett
Directed by Amy McDow

Star, a passionate Beatles fan, is battling cystic fibrosis in a long-term children’s hospital. She confronts her fate with imagination and a hopeful spirit. John Lennon & Me deals with the emotions surrounding new friendships, first kisses, and the tough realities of disease.

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Amy Wratchford

Managing Director, American Shakespeare Center
Amy Wratchford is the Managing Director of the American Shakespeare Center. As the company’s chief administrative and financial officer, Amy oversees finance, marketing, development, and other business management functions for the ASC. During her tenure the ASC’s budget has grown... Read More →
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T.K. Lee

T.K. Lee’s award-winning work crosses multiple genres: both on stage and off. At times a playwright, and other times a poet, he is at all times firmly planted in the southern tradition of gothic storytelling. His work has appeared in national publications including The Louisville... Read More →

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Austin-East Magnet High School

All Community Theatre Festival performances held at Austin-East Magnet High School are free and open to the public. Please consider making a donation at the door. Donations will go directly to Austin-East Magnet High School to help support updates/renovations to their performing arts... Read More →
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Dramatists Play Service

Booth 314
For over seventy-five years Dramatists Play Service, Inc. has provided the finest plays by both established writers and new playwrights of exceptional promise.Dramatists Play Service, Inc. has grown steadily to become one of the premier play-licensing agencies in the English-speaking... Read More →

Friday March 1, 2019 4:00pm - 8:45pm EST
Austin-East Magnet High School