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Abilene Community Theatre is pleased to announce that the 2019 edition of A Night Of One ACTs will be held on Thursday, August 15th thru Saturday, August 17th in the ACT 2 Black Box Theatre. At the same time, ACT is now accepting applications and scripts from directors. Download a submission packet below, fill out, and return to

Deadline for director submissions is Friday, April 26th.

Criteria for directors and plays to be selected are:

·         Plays are 10 to 45 minutes in length
·         Plays may be unpublished or written by the director, but published plays should be One Acts (generally speaking, the major publishing houses do not allow their scripts to be cut except for competitions such as UIL One Act Play Competition – we are NOT a competition)
·         Plays to be considered are “rated” up to PG13
·         Plays will be presented on the ACT 2 Black Box Theatre stage (approximately 24 feet wide by 12 feet deep) using University Interscholastic League One Act Play unit set pieces

Additionally, submissions should include an estimated cost of scripts and royalties for performance in a 100 seat theatre.

Directors whose submissions are chosen will be contacted by May 7th, and auditions will be scheduled for the week of May 13th. no later than the 2nd week of June, and open auditions for all one acts will be scheduled for next week.

Interested in directing, but don’t have a script in mind? Contact ACT at to arrange to check out a collection of one act plays to peruse.

2019 A Night Of One ACTs will be performed in the Black Box Theatre at Abilene Community Theatre ACT 2 (809 Barrow) on Thursday, August 15th thru Saturday, August 17th with performances at 7:30PM.

Abilene Community Theatre
809 Barrow
Abilene, TX 79605

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