Based on The Spoon River Anthology by Edgar Lee Masters, the deceased residents of the mythical town of Spoon River (inspired by Masters’ real-life hometown of St. Petersburg, Illinois) reflect upon their lives, each revealing their own epitaph. Some have known great sorrow, others great triumph. Their tales intersect, creating a mosaic of small-town life in early 1900s America. Their profound monologues are punctuated by traditional hymns and folk songs, resulting in an ultimately profound and joyful experience.
Junie B. Jones, First-Grader, is super-excited about the upcoming Holiday Sing-Along and Secret Santa gift exchange at her school. Too bad tattletale May keeps ruining all of Junie B.'s fun. So when Junie B. draws May's name for Secret Santa, she comes up with the perfect plan to teach her nemesis a lesson! But will the Christmas spirit of peace and goodwill interfere before she can give you-know-who what she deserves? A hilarious and endearing tale based on the best-selling book series by Barbara Park. .
23 Miles South accepts submissions of full length and one act plays with a focus on female or other marginalized people as main characters and a primarily female cast. We especially need plays for young actors. Send your play, synopsis and character descriptions to email@example.com with "play submission" in the subject line. If selected for production, playwright will receive a royalty payment.
Sign up to hear about upcoming auditions, events and productions. We don't like spammy, ad filled email either. We will only send you email about 23 Miles South, and would never dream of sharing or selling your email address.
Check out this video made by some of our Advanced Ensemble members!
Your support and contributions will enable us to offer a robust program of theater and performing arts in our community. Your generous donation will fund our mission to give a voice to those who are often unheard.
Copyright © 2019 23 Miles South - All Rights Reserved.