Rover Dramawerks









For the third year, Rover Dramawerks is pleased to present a festival of 10-minute comedies. Selected from over 300 plays submitted blind from playwrights all over the world, nine short plays will be presented July 20 -29. Performances are Thursdays and Fridays at 8:00 p.m., and Saturdays at 3:00 and 8:00 p.m. at Rover Dramawerks, located in Ruisseau Village at 221 W. Parker Rd, Suite 580, at the northwest corner of Parker and 75.

The lineup includes the following:

Crime Spree by Tom Deiker, directed by Chad Jones

Fighting Mr. Right by Barbara Lindsay, directed by Kevin Westbrook

I Was Fine Until You Came Into the Room by Rich Orloff, directed by Chad Jones

Locker 142 by William Newkirk, directed by Tammy Venable

Meeting Without End by Walter Thinnes, directed by Glynda Welch

Romeo and Juliet: Epilogue by William Sikorski, directed by Nancy Pistilli

Small Talk by David MacGregor, directed by Kevin Westbrook

Therapy Dog by Scott Mullen, directed by Matt Stepan

Welcome to Intercourse by Tracey Jane Smith, directed by Stan Kelly

All nine plays are considered the winners of Rover’s play contest and, in addition to their plays receiving a full production in the festival, playwrights receive $50 prize money. One play will also be voted “Best of the Fest” during the run by the audience, and the playwright will receive an additional $100 prize.

            Tickets for Rover’s 10-Minute Play Festival are $14.00 for adults and $12.00 for students/seniors and may be ordered online at

            For more information about Rover Dramawerks, please visit them online or call 972-849-0358. Submissions for next year’s 10-minute comedy contest will begin in September of 2017. There is never a fee to submit a play to Rover Dramawerks.



Pictured: Cody Martin and Brooke Riley in Fighting Mr. Right
Photo by Carol M. Rice