Monday, March 13, 2017

MSTW Presents their 5th Annual One-Act Festival - April 8 & 9

3 Performances Only ~  A collection of short plays, scenes and monologues in under 90 minutes!

JACKSON, CA – Honoring “short attention spans”  everywhere, Main Street Theatre Works presents their Fifth Annual One-Act Festival. This two-day-only fundraising event is April 8 and 9 at the Native Sons Hall in Sutter Creek. Due to popular demand of the matinee performances, there will be two matinees ~ Saturday, April 8 and Sunday, April 9, ~ doors open at 1:15 pm for dessert, show starts at 2 pm. There is also an evening performance on Saturday, April 8 ~. doors open at 7:15 pm for dessert, and the show starts at 8:00 pm.

Tickets are $25 each and include dessert, your choice of coffee or tea, and the show, plus there will be a no-host wine bar featuring Amador’s own Bella Grace Wine.

Also, as part of the fundraising efforts, MSTW will be holding a raffle, giving away lodging in scenic Lake Tahoe ~ A beautiful condo at the Lake Tahoe Vacation Resort, on the lake at the corner of Ski Run Blvd and Hwy 50. The condo has one bedroom and a full kitchen, and access to a variety of amenities including a pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, full bar, restaurant and more. Accommodations are for two nights, Sunday through Thursday. Raffle tickets will be sold at the One-Act Festival, or can be purchased from a MSTW board member. Raffle ticket holders need not be present to win.

This year’s One Act-Festival features many of your favorite MSTW actors ~ Cynthia Drumbor, Thomas Dean, Lisa Derthick, Kelley Ogden, Janey Pintar, Allen Pontes, Brandon Rapoza, Linda Taylor, Scott Taylor, Georgann Wallace, and Kendrick Wells, plus others new to the company like Mallory Broduer, Jacob Garcia, Justin Goodwin, Devon La Bar, & introducing Kali Wells. In less than 90 minutes you’ll see these talented actors perform a variety of different one-act plays, scenes from popular plays and monologs. And this year, MSTW is honored to present four one-act plays written by Sacramento playwrights Thomas Dean, Gloria B. Jones, Margaret Morneau, and Leo McElroy.

This fundraiser helps to set the stage for MSTW’s upcoming Summer Season at the beautiful Kennedy Mine Amphitheatre, located in the heart of Jackson. Kicking off the season is the hilarious and fast-paced comedy, Doublewide, Texas. The inhabitants of one of the smallest trailer parks in Texas—four doublewides and a shed—are thrown for a loop when they realize the nearby town of Tugaloo is determined to annex them. Mayhem escalates as the residents attempt to secede from Texas, discover a traitor in their midst, and then turn the tables in a surprising and side-splitting finale. The show runs June 23 – July 22.

Our second show is The Crucible, Arthur Miller’s explosive look at the famous Salem witch trials. It has the intensity of a thriller, but is also a cautionary tale of extremism that can lead to dangerous mass hysteria. The Crucible runs August 11 through September 9.

While MSTW looks forward to another spectacular Summer Season, we can’t do it without a successful Spring Fundraiser, so put the dates on your calendar. Seating for this event is very limited so purchase your tickets today. The price of admission includes not only the show, but some fabulous desserts, tea/coffee, and the joy of knowing you’re supporting one of Amador County’s best professional-quality theatre companies. Main Street Theatre Works would like to thank our sponsors Sue Hepworth of Coldwell Banker Sutter Creek Assoicates, and Bella Grace Vineyards.

For more information and to purchase tickets to this Limited Engagement Event, visit the MSTW website at This event is guaranteed to sell out, so get your tickets today!

Performance Dates and Times:

Saturday & Sunday Matinee Performances
April 8th & 9th
Doors open at 1:15pm for dessert, show starts at 2:00pm

Saturday Evening Performance
April 8th
Doors open at 7:15pm for dessert, show starts at 8:00pm

Native Sons Hall
56 Main Street, Sutter Creek, CA

Ticket Prices
$25 per person

Tickets available through:
Hein & Company, 204 Main St., Jackson, CA or

For more information, please visit our website at MSTW.ORG

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