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February 16 @ 6:00 pm
February 17 @ 5:00 pm


The Powerhouse
Oxford, MS 38655 + Google Map

Theatre Oxford celebrates 25th anniversary of the Ten-Minute Play
Festival with a half-dozen-plus plays, a reading of late playwright Jim
McCauley’s work, workshops, and a raffle.

In addition to the six plays selected, the festival also features a commissioned play,
Limpia, by Leonard Madrid, an award-winning New Mexico-based playwright.

The plays will be performed both Friday, February 16, at 7:30 p.m., and Saturday,
February 17, at 2 p.m. and at 7:30 p.m. A reading of a Jim McCauley play will take
place after the Saturday matinee performance at 4:30 p.m.

A “Meet the Playwrights”
Reception and Raffle Drawing will be held after the Saturday evening performance.
Three workshops have been scheduled in connection with the festival. The first is
“Expanding the Ten-Minute Play” by playwright/actor George Kehoe, scheduled for
Friday, February 16, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

The other two are “The Art of
Directing” by Oxford High School theatre director John Davenport on Saturday,
March 2, from 10-11 a.m. and “Collaborating with Directors” with playwright Kate
Leslie on Saturday, March 2, from 11 to noon.

All three workshops will be offered at the Powerhouse as well as by Zoom. The cost
of the workshops will be $30 for one, $50 for two, and $75 for all three.
A raffle for tickets to various performances in the area is also scheduled during the
festival with tickets costing $5 each or five for $20.

Also featured will be “Spirit Night” at Newk’s (across the street from the Powerhouse) on Friday, February 16,
from 6 to 8 p.m. Every person who orders a meal there at that time will help raise
funds for Theatre Oxford, which will receive 15 percent of each order placed.

Theatre Oxford’s production of The Ten-Minute Play Festival is made possible in part
by the support of the Mississippi Arts Commission and Yoknapatawpha Arts Council.

Tickets will be available at the door and seats can be reserved at