It's Time for the 10x10 Festival With Short Plays by Houston Writers

Categories: Stage

Ten short new plays and nine monologues will be presented as part of Scriptwriters/Houston's 24th Annual 10x10 Showcase scheduled for the nest two weekends at Company OnStage.

Houston-area playwright have a chance to show their stuff, as well as the directors and actors who put this writing on stage.

The ten selected plays are:

1) BUY AMERICA by Nicholas Garelick
Directed by Jillian Nolan
Starring: Steve Hampton, Rose Serna, Bailey Hampton

2) BAGGAGE CLAIM by Alex Scott
Directed by Scott McWhirter
Starring: Andrew Russell, Alice Rhoades, Kacie Adams and Nanesha Dove

3) ONE MORE DAY by Michael Weems
Directed by Steve Carpentier
Starring: Megan Nix and Lauren Hainley

4) SKULLDUGGERY by Donna Latham
Directed by Callina Situka
Starring: J.R. Marshall and Jim Wyatt

5) ACCUSATION ON A SUBWAY by Fernando Dovalina
Directed by Amy Pope
Starring: Cindy Lou Parker, Ian Haywood and Brandon Morgan

6) SECOND GUESS by Christine Weems
Directed by Lauren Tunnell
Starring: Danielle Bunch and Haley Cooper

7) PROMISE by John Meiners Jr
Directed by Errol Anthony
Starring: Ann Boyd, Nate Jones and John Patterson

8) NPC by Lauren Tunnell
Directed by Dabrinna Sandifer
Starring: Nanesha Dove, Blandon Thomas, Dinochi Sandifer, Sophia Carraro

9) COLOR OF PAIN by Erika Walton
Directed by Kelvin Douglas
Starring: Maya White and Damonica Renee

10) ON THE OTHER SIDE by Denise O'Neal
Directed by Rachel Dickson
Starring: Jada August, John Carraro, Jim Matthews

In addition to the ten featured short plays, the evening also features nine original monologues by Eric C. Jones, Steve Carpentier, Bebe Gow, Walter Boyd, Kris Thompson, Dennis Porsnuk, Devan Wade, Jane Keep and Stephen Stewart .

The performance schedule is Thursday, August 7- Saturday 9 at 8 p.m.; Sunday, August 10 at 2 p.m.; and Thursday, August 14 - Saturday 16 at 8 p.m., An additional matinee is scheduled for August 16 at 2 p.m. at Company OnStage, 536 Westbury Square. To purchase tickets go to or email $15.

Location Info


Company OnStage

536 Westbury Square, Houston, TX

Category: General

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