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The 16th annual New Voice Play Festival results

By Staff | Jul 1, 2016

The Old Opera House Theatre Company held the 16th Annual New Voice Play Festival this past weekend at the Old Opera House in Charles Town. Four new plays were featured in this event and the audience served as the final judge. The Old Opera House patrons selected the play Grim Tidings by Dennis Jones from Powhatan, Virginia as their favorite of the festival. All four plays received positive reviews from the Old Opera House patrons and the participants in this year’s festival.

Golden Curtain Award (First Place) went to ‘Grim Tidings’ by Dennis Jones – Powhatan, Virginia. Directed by Rene Farabaugh Featuring: Lee Hebb, Kit McGinnis, Charlie Perkins, Kelly Pannill and Bruce Olson.

Silver Stage Award (Second Place) went to ‘First Do No Harm’ by Bara Swain – New York, New York. Directed by Tonja Hirst. Featuring: Amy Hebb and Steven Brewer.

Spotlight Award (Third Place) was presented to ‘Bad Move’ by Vicki Koestler- Alexandria, Virginia. Directed by Liz Ricketts. Featuring: Carl Dunn, Meaghan Barry, Melissa LeBlanc, Zachery Miller.

Spotlight Award (Third Place) also given to ‘Fast Fall’ by Carl Williams – Houston, Texas. Directed by Ed Conn. Featuring: Linda Romero, Christine Brewer, Jeff Hudkins and Micheal George.