Director, Tandy Beal & Writer, Wallace Baine came on to KZSC Artists on Art January 7th to talk about the play, Oscar’s Wallpaper, with Nada Miljkovic. Oscar’s Wallpaper premiers at the 20th 8 Tens @ 8 Festival beginning January 9th of 2015 and running through February 8th at the Actors Theatre.

Screen Shot 2015-01-08 at 6.25.52 PMBoth Tandy and Wallace are Santa Cruz Treasures and that do much more than directing and playwriting. Wallace has been and continues to be the one of the main reporters on local Arts and Culture at the Santa Cruz Sentinel. He is a writer, essayist, blogger and author of the soon-to-be published book, The Last Temptation of Lincoln. The play, Oscar’s Wallpaper, was first a chapter in that book when Wallace was inspired to submit to the 8 Tens @ 8 play Festival.  Tandy Beal is a producer/director/writer/dancer/choreographer/educator and celebrating this year her 40 years of the Tandy Beal & Company.

The 8 Tens @ 8  annual 10-minute play festival is one of the most anticipated and popular events of the theatre season in Santa Cruz. The fest uses a blind selecting process to choose their plays from submittals that come from all over the world. The directors also choose the plays they want to direct in without knowing the authors’ names. Wallace was delighted to be chosen by the Festival and Tandy.
Eight awarded short plays, from our national playwriting contest, are performed and directed by some of the best the Santa Cruz theatre community has to offer. To celebrate our 20th Anniversary we offer you twice the fun, with 16 winning plays showing in repertoire.

The 20th Anniversary Festival presents 16 short plays, 8 each night, playing in repertoire.

8 Tens @ Eight Show  “A”

Jan 9- 8:00

Jan 11- 3:00

Jan 15-8:00

Jan 17 3:00 or 8:00

Jan 21-8:00

Jan 23-8:00

Jan 25- 3:00

Jan 29-8:00

Jan 31 3:00 or 8:00

Feb 4-8:00

Feb 6-8:00

Feb 8- 3:00 or 8:00

8 Tens @ Eight Show “B”

Jan 10 3:00 or 8:00

Jan 14-8:00

Jan 16- 8:00

Jan 18- 3:00

Jan22- 8:00

Jan 24 3:00 or 8:00

Jan 28-8:00

Jan30- 8:00

Feb 1- 3:00

Feb 5-8:00

Feb 7- 3:00 or 8:00

***Two Shows for $40.00***

To order “Two Shows for $40.00” (one from the A-Show dates and one from the B-Show dates, please call Brown Paper Tickets at 1.800.838.3006 option #1 anytime, 24/7, to get your discount. Thank you!

Always a sell-out — get your tickets today!


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