1st Scene Script Reading: Goodbye Port Hope, by Sophia Lee

Synopsis: In the small town of Port Hope, Alice Forester goes missing. With little help or success from the police, it is up to her friends Nico and Lily to find out where she went and what happened to her.


Narrator: Geoff Mays
Lily: Hannah Ehman
Nico: Shawn Devlin
Principal: Kyana Teresa
Waitress: Elizabeth Rose Morrris

WINNING Short Script Reading: The Pizza Paradox, by John McCloskey

“The Pizza Paradox” is a short dramedy. It runs about 15 minutes.

FELIX GRANT is a frustrated man who longs for greatness. He thinks that he has a brilliant idea, but it all may be illusion.

MARTA SEMPLE is his friend who acts as the voice of rationality, guarding against Felix’s proclivity to daydream.

Setting: The apartment of Felix Grant in a small Indiana city.


Narrator: Val Cole
Felix: Allan Michael Brunet
Marta: Kyana Teresa

1st Scene Script Reading: Rails Run Parallel, by Orso Vesperini, Guy Laudereau , Aurèle N’Dja, Terry Newman, Carole Starcevic

1943. Four prisoners escape from a prisoner-of-war camp in Poland and undertake a grueling trip to France via Germany in an empty wine barrel wagon, while being chased by a Nazi Sherlock Holmes.


Narration: Kyana Teresa
Georges: Allan Michael Brunet
Louis: Bill Poulin
Henri: Geoff Mays
Andre/Leon: Shawn Devlin


1st Scene Script Reading: Jubilee Nation, by Henry Myers

“Jubilee Nation” is an alternative history political erotic thriller set in a utopian 1960’s fictional black nation, where the Civil War resulted in a different outcome, and the South is ceded to the slaves forming a separate black nation after the war. The story focuses on a tormented black journalist, plagued by an addiction to sado-masochistic sex, who’s sexual perversions lead him to discovers a plot to overthrow the country when he enlists the help of his faithful white servant to foil the conspiracy. It has elements of love, sex, reverse discrimination, corruption, and violence in its story plot. It is a nostalgic look at what could have been America if it had a radically different history.


Narration: Hannah Ehman
Newscaster: Geoff Mays
Symington: Allan Michael Brunet
Farnsworth: Bill Poulin