Reserve Tickets

Tuesday, March 22nd at 7pm | Argenta Community Theater

405 Main St., North Little Rock

ACANSA is proud to announce the fourth-annual Ten-Minute Play Showcase, a celebration of new work written, directed and enacted by local artists. The Showcase is produced by Hilary Trudell, Executive Producer of The Yarn and Chief Executive Officer of Just Communities of Arkansas.


Swimming by Mary Dann Betbeze
Sympathy from the Devil by Holly Paoli Davis
That’s My House by Gage Pipkin
Smell of the Pines by Phillip Powell
Death’s Door by Rachel Stewart

About the Plays


Two women – one at the end of life and one in the middle of hers – want more than just to beat the other at a game of cards.

Writer: Mary Dann Betbeze 
Director: Dr. Carla Carter

Sympathy from the Devil

A young woman wakes up on the floor in a completely unfamiliar environment, and a janitor with a split personality helps her to come to an important life decision.

Writer: Holly Paoli Davis 
Director: Matt Patton

That’s My House

A cab driver and a mother connect over a mysterious visitor.

Writer: Gage Pipkin 
Director: Zachery Ingersoll

The Smell of the Pines

A young man takes his audience through memories of childhood among the pines in a discovery of what was lost and what is left.

Writer: Phillip Powell 
Director: Andy Vaught

Death’s Door

Death finds their successor in the most unlikely of characters.

Writer: Rachel Stewart
Director: Heather Dupree