This fall 2020, NPC's Performing Arts Center will feature a series of 10-Minute Plays in a Festival format beginning on Saturday, November 14th virtually via YouTube.
The Festival will run from Saturday, November 14 through November 30, and can be accessed by audience members at any time during that window.
Taking Sum Lumps by Ken Preuss
Starring: KayBree Raisor and Reece Harris
Synopsis: A young woman breaks a mirror and is offered options by an agent in charge of dispensing the bad luck. Will she spread the bad luck across 7 years or take it all in one lump sum?
Virtuous Reality by Alex Wilkie
Starring: Brian Jackson and Claire Padilla
Synopsis: Forced into quarantine by the pandemic, Brian hopes to use the time polishing up his dating skills with Virtuous Reality, an online service that offers virtual advice through simulated dating scenarios. But Brian's dating skills are in need of some serious remediation, and his coach, Lydia, thinks she has an unorthodox but effective solution.
The Banishment Room by Jackie Martin
Starring: Vera Meier-Bennett, KayBree Raisor and Brian Jackson
Synopsis: Diane is distraught when her career takes an unexpected turn - right into a dead end. Her new office mate offers words of wisdom and a passive - very passive - way to fight back.
A Christmas Pickle by Uma Incrocci
Starring: Vera Meier-Bennett and Claire Padilla
Synopsis: A college professor calls a troubled student to her office. Just what happened at last night's drunken party, and could it possibly involve... Santa Claus?
Protocols by Vince Gatton
Starring: Reece Harris and Brian Jackson
Synopsis: Two siblings on a video call attempt to manage a crisis.