Our 2018 10 Minute Play Fest Info
Last Years Winning Playwrights
Did You See Elizabeth Taylor? By Garrison Phillips
Manhunt by Terri Foltz
AWAKENING by Roy Proctor
Something About The Eyes by John Barrow
Is She or Isn’t She? By M.E Tudor
A Night Out By Michael P. Adams
WAKENSTEIN By Mackenzie Worrall
Across The Room By Bethany Dickens
1st Place Missed Connection by Natalie Higdon
Michael P. Adams is an award-winning writer currently living in the greater Los Angeles area. His short fiction has appeared in over a dozen literary journals. He has also published poetry and a short screenplay. A graduate of the MFA program at San Jose State University, Michael is incredibly grateful to Emerald Theatre Company for making "A Night Out" his first produced play.
Mackenzie Worrall is a playwright based in the San Francisco Bay Area. He’s trained at The Second City in Chicago and an immersive theatre study program in the United Kingdom. Other theatrical credits include being a Board Member and marketing chair for WCT in Columbus, where he also directed, and Literary Manager for Epiphany Theatre Company in Erie. Film credits include Assistant Director on Furious Saint Jack & Otter, Alone (2014) and production assistant on Dads (2015). Mackenzie also hosts a podcast with fellow playwright Chris Leyva about storytelling and animation, called Writers Get Animated.
Bethany Dickens is a playwright, actor, and arts advocate from Orlando, Florida. Her creative writing centers on issues of human connection and community, echoing her personal commitment to supporting the arts through mentorship and engagement. Her works have been performed at theaters including MadLab of Columbus, The Actors Guild of Parkersburg, and FUSION Theatre in Albuquerque. Her first full-length play, Exit Wound, was a finalist for the Actors Guild of Parkersburg’s Give Voice Initiative and Fusion Theater selected her as the 2018 Andaluz Award Winner for her ten-minute short, “Inevitable.”
Natalie Higdon is a writer living in Memphis, Tenn., with her boyfriend and two cats. Her play "Connection Not Available" was selected as a finalist for Emerald Theatre Company's Second Annual 10-Minute Play Festival. She received her Journalism degree from The University of Memphis and her writing has appeared in City Lab from the Atlantic, Birchbox, and The Downtowner Magazine