Saturday, May 31, 2014

In the Wings: The Second Annual 10-Minute Play Festival – "Be Right Back." Meet Julie Doan.

Julie Doan plays Emma in Be Right Back, one of seven plays that are part of the second annual 10-Minute Play Festival at Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette. It was written by Scott Haan.

Question: Who is Emma?
Julie Doan: Emma is a loving wife who likes to banter with her husband. They're smart, they're funny, they're really good together. They make a good team.

Q: What is a challenge or something exciting about acting in a 10-minute play?
J.D.: I love 10-minute plays because I have a short attention span. I like that the point gets made quickly. It's challenging as an actor, especially in Be Right Back, because we have two extremes to play. I am absolutely enjoying acting in this.

Q: Fill in the blank: "In the time it takes me to _____, I could watch a 10-minute play."
J.D.: "think of reasons I shouldn't come to the festival"

The second annual 10-Minute Play Festival will be Friday, June 6 and Saturday, June 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the historic Monon Depot Theatre, 320 N. 5th Street – the corner of 5th Street and North Street in downtown Lafayette. All 7 plays will be performed both nights.

The festival is a Pay What You Can event, and general admission tickets will be available at the box office immediately before the event begins.

The mission of Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette is to enhance the artistic and cultural environment of Greater Lafayette through theatrical productions and educational opportunities.

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