Monday, June 2, 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 Delaney Schlesinger-Devlin.

Delaney Schlesinger-Devlin plays Inez Cupcakes 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 Inez Cupcakes?
Delaney Schlesinger-Devlin: She is really free-spirited and wants to do whatever is fun. Once the bully comes in, she becomes quiet and shy and not as fun.

Q: What is a challenge or something exciting about acting in a 10-minute play?
D.S-D.: I think it's more fun to be in a 10-minute play because you move quickly from having no script to doing blocking in a short amount of time. In a long play, it takes more than a month or so.

Q: Fill in the blank: "In the time it takes me to _____, I could watch a 10-minute play."
D.S-D.: "get dressed"

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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