Richland Springs High School hosted a One Act Play Festival on February 19, 20, and 21st for area high schools in their new Cafetorium.
Area schools performing their UIL contest plays were these: San Saba performing Tracks, Miles performing Epic Proportions, DeLeon performing A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Junction performing The Rimers of Eldritch, Llano performing Midsummer Night’s Dream, Breckenridge performing The Lark, Goldthwaite performing Defying Gravity, Mason performing Figments, Brady performing The Wonderful World of Millie McIvor, Brownwood performing Kabuki Lady Macbeth, Sonora performing Blood Brothers, and Richland Springs performing All My Sons.
Royal Brantley served as the Adjudicator. Brantley is a professor of Theatre and head of the Department of Art, Theatre and Dance at West Texas A&M University. Brantley has served as a professional intern and company member of the Dallas Theatre Center and earned his MFA from Trinity University. He has directed hundreds of play productions, including the award-winning The Homage That Follows, which advanced to the National Finals of the American College Theatre Festival at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. Brantley is the Immediate Past-President of the Texas Educational Theatre Teachers Association.
Faculty and Staff Members of Richland Springs High School provided an amazing hospitality room with a range of delicious foods, and the R.S.H.S. Drama Departments wishes to express their appreciation to them and to the teachers who allowed their classrooms to be used as dressing and makeup areas. Appreciation is also expressed to J.D. and Melanie Smith for hosting the judge in their guest house.
Make plans now to attend the public performance of All My Sons in the Richland Springs Cafetorium on Monday night, March 23, 2009, and the public performance of Tracks in the San Saba Cafetorium on Tuesday night, March 24, 2009 at 7:00 P.M.