Sunday, June 1, 2014

In the Wings: The Second Annual 10-Minute Play Festival – "KiKi Pineapple and Her New Best Friends Victor Mango and Inez Cupcakes Starring In 'Saving the World!'" Meet Ashlyn Short.



Ashlyn Short plays KiKi Pineapple in KiKi Pineapple and Her New Best Friends Victor Mango and Inez Cupcakes Starring In "Saving the World!" 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 Steve Martin.

Question: Who is KiKi Pineapple?
Ashlyn Short: She is a fun, imaginative girl in third grade who loves to be a superhero.

Q: What is a challenge or something exciting about acting in a 10-minute play?
A.S.: You get more time to work on the character that you are. You get more time to personalize the lines and get the blocking down.

Q: Fill in the blank: "In the time it takes me to _____, I could watch a 10-minute play."
A.S.: "start a load of laundry"

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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