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Kicking and Swearing One-Act Festival Returns to UCPAC for its Fifth Year

originally published: 02/07/2019

Kicking and Swearing One-Act Festival Returns to UCPAC for its Fifth Year

(RAHWAY, NJ) -- The Fifth Annual Kicking & Swearing One-Act Festival will take place from February 15-17 at the Union County Performing Arts Center’s Hamilton Stage. It's a weekend filled with original one-act plays by the most talented budding writers and directors in the theater world. The festival offers two evenings of insightful writings that include original comedy, tragedy, satire, and sci-fi short plays to make up a matinee of spectacularly exciting theater. 

The first group of selected plays will be performed on Friday, February 15 at 8:00pm, and the second group will be performed on Saturday, February 16 at 8:00pm. The Sunday matinee, February 17 at 2:00pm, will present all selected plays, followed by a Q&A session with the writers, directors, and cast.

General admission tickets are available for purchase for $15 or $20 at www.ucpac.org/events. Tickets may also be purchased by visiting the Main Stage Box Office located at 1601 Irving Street in Rahway, NJ. The Box Office can be reached via email at boxoffice@ucpac.org or by calling 732.499.8226.

The Hamilton Stage is located at 360 Hamilton Street in Rahway, NJ and both locations are easily accessible to major roads and public transportation.

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PROGRAM A:

"Cherry the Babysitter" - Written and Directed by Candy Fox

"Fine” - Writers: Lisa Black and Fred Dennehey, Director: Lisa Black

“Housecall” - Writer: Fred Dennehey, Director: Beatrice Esteban Messina

“Ignorance or Bliss” - Writer: Lisa Annitti, Director: Bob Lowy

“Garcon a la pipe” - Written and Directed by Nick Bonaparte

“Dead Reckoning” - Writers: Lisa Black and Fred Dennehey, Director: Lisa Black

“The Quarter” - Writer: Lisa Annitti, Director: Bob Lowy

“Volume Control” - Written and Directed by Nick Bonaparte

 “Laundromat” - Writer: Scott Mullen, Director: Sherrie Lilenfeld

PROGRAM B:

“Three on a Dime”- Writer: Eileen Benson, Director: Dickson Lane

“Dogs in Space” - Written and Directed by Ian Federgreen

“Woof, A Farce” - Written and Directed by Bill Ward

“The Sentence” - Writer: Ryan Kaminski, Director: Peter Curley

“At the Doctor’s Office”- Writer: Rich Fowler, Director: Dave McGrath

“Experimental British Farce” - Writer: Ian Federgreen, Director: Bill Seesselberg

“The Case of the Missing Identity” - Writer: Rich Fowler, Director: Dave McGrath

“Time Juice” - Writer: Matt Gustavsen, Director: Julie Dennebaum

“The Good Luck Charm” - Writer: Mark Belasco, Director: Mark Belasco and Peter Curley
 




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Thursday, Aug 22, 2019


MUSIC

Ex Hex @ House of Independents, Asbury Park - 8:00pm

Squeeze / They Might Be Giants @ The Stone Pony Summer Stage, Asbury Park - 5:00pm

THE FOES OF FERN @ The Saint, Asbury Park - 7:30pm

TRAVERS BROTHERSHIP @ The Wonder Bar, Asbury Park - 9:00pm

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DWIGHT YOAKAM @ Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC), Morristown - 8:00pm

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THEATRE

Memoirs of a Forgotten Man @ New Jersey Repertory Company, Long Branch - 8:00pm


COMEDY

CRAIG SHOEMAKER @ Howie Mandels Comedy Club at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Atlantic City, Atlantic City - 8:00pm

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