Watch all 5 of this year's selected short plays below. Donate Your Vote to your favorite script(s) with the assigned website. The script with the most donations will award that sum to the playwright. Winner will be announced on Monday, October 25th!
CUT SHORT by Shawntai Brown
directed by Bréon Canady | featuring Luna Alexander and Kayla Von |
DONATE YOUR VOTE: http://gay4detroit.com/cutshort
FACE TO FACE by Erik Gernand
directed by Lynn Lammers | featuring Aral Gribble
DONATE YOUR VOTE: http://gay4detroit.com/face
JOHNNY & BABS VS THE APOCALYPSE by Michael Mizerany
directed by Kryssy Becker | featuring Miles Bond and N'Jeri Nicholson
DONATE YOUR VOTE: http://gay4detroit.com/babs
VANILLA by Scott C Sickles
directed by Matthew Smith | featuring Alice Duffy and Dani Poppe
DONATE YOUR VOTE: http://gay4detroit.com/vanilla
WENDY AND TERRENCE AT THE PORTES DU PARADIS by Ian Bonner
directed by Kaitlyn Valor Bourque | featuring Ryan Ernst and Tiaja Sabrie
DONATE YOUR VOTE: http://gay4detroit.com/wendy
In response to the COVID-19 crisis, The Ringwald Theatre takes its annual Gay Arts Festival, Gay4Detroit, to the streaming world. This move will allow The Ringwald to keep creating content for its audiences and will allow the theatre to maintain a revenue stream during these unprecedented times. Streaming of all programming will occur right here on The Ringwald’s website and on our Facebook page (Facebook.com/TheRingwald).
The Gay One Act Festival will premiere on Friday, October 23 at 8am and be available to stream until Sunday, October 25th at 9pm. This year, playwrights were asked to submit short scripts based on their experiences during quarantine. The five selected to go to production were:
All productions will be filmed remotely (and safely) and packaged into one streaming experience. Viewers will be asked to vote for their favorite production by tipping that show at the link provided with the video. The playwright whose show receives the most money, will receive that sum. The winner will be announced on Monday, October 26th, 2020.
Come back to this page on Friday, October 23rd at 8am to watch The Gay One Act Festival, which will be available until 9pm on Sunday, October 25th.
Kryssy Becker (JOHNNY & BABS VS THE APOCALYPSE)
Kaitlyn Valor Bourque (WENDY AND TERRENCE AT THE PORTS DU PARADIS)
Bréon Canady (CUT SHORT)
Lynn Lammers (FACE TO FACE)
Matthew Smith (VANILLA)
featuring Luna Alexander and Kayla Von
FACE TO FACE
featuring Aral Gribble
JOHNNY & BABS VS THE APOCALYPSE
featuring Miles Bond and N'Jeri Nicholson
featuring Alice Duffy and Dani Poppe
WENDY AND TERRENCE AT THE PORTS DU PARADIS
featuring Ryan Ernst Tiaja Sabrie