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Short Play Festival Winners

January 29, 2018

On Friday, January 26, the six submissions to the Short Play Festival were performed in a staged reading. Limelight Staff Members and veteran performers brought these unique stories to life. The pieces included:

Writer’s Block by Ryan Sendef

Dungeon Masters and Depression by Grace Noelken Anderson

The Monster Mash by Mark Melton

Almost Home by McKenna Kreiling

Trivial HOT PURSUIT by Stewie Simons

Sweet Dreams by Lucie Kupres

Audience members voted to award the People’s Choice prize to Stewie Simons for his madcap comedy Trivial HOT PURSUIT, in which a motley crew of bank robbers end up in the Cash Cab as their getaway vehicle.

Adjudicators Michael Leali and Andrew Chilton critiqued each piece. Based on their feedback, the Best of Show prize went to Lucie Kupres for her dramatic play, Sweet Dreams. The story follows a young girl who suffers from nightmares and how she, and her family, faces the impact of these dreams.

Thank you to all writers who submitted plays, and to everyone who came out to support their original works!

Photo: (L to R) Grace Noelken Anderson, Mark Melton, Ryan Sendef, Lucie Kupres, Stewie Simons. Not pictured: McKenna Kreiling.