Tree City Playhouse

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Tree City Playhouse (TCP) is a new community theatre programming effort of the Sylvania Community Arts Commission. The goal of TCP is to provide opportunities for residents in and around our community to learn about and participate in the dramatic arts. Our vision is to offer theatre that is accessible, educational, and family-friendly.

Festival of 10-Minute Plays  – Buy Tickets

Featuring the winning scripts from Tree City Playhouse’s 10-Minute Play Competition. This event started 10 years ago at Lourdes University and is always an audience favorite. Click here to learn more about the 10-Minute Play Competition.

Dates & Times:  May 5 and 6 at 8 p.m., May 7 at 3 p.m.

Location:  Church 3TwentyOne located at 5845 Centennial Road in Sylvania

Tickets:  General Admission $10, Seniors & Students $8

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2017 Winners Announced for the 2017 10-Minute Play Competition!

1st Place
Robert O’Connell of Coral Springs, FL (Character Assassination)

2nd Place
Joe Starzyk of Troy, NY (Whistler and His Mother)

3rd Place
David MacGregor of Howell, MI (Small Talk)

Honorable Mentions
Richard Chin of St. Paul, MN (137th Street)
Philip Hall of Longboat Key, FL (Food Court)
Paul Lewis of Bainbridge Island, WA (A Place That Looks Like Davenport)
Mike McGeever of Bloomingdale, IL (Interview)
Marj O’Neill-Butler of Miami Beach, FL (It’s All in the Eye)
Connie Schindewolf of Bradenton, FL (The Dancing Lessons)

More about the competition: Open to all playwrights 18 years of age and older, and entries had to be one-act stage plays with performance times of 8 to 15 minutes. Submissions were restricted to original dramatic works that had not been previously published or submitted to this playwriting competition.

There were no restrictions on genre or theme. Scripts were judged on concept, dramatic action, characterization and dialogue. Preference 
was given to plays with 2 to 4 characters, limited staging requirements, and content/language sensitive to the “family-friendly” value of Tree City Playhouse.

Our Sponsors
Special thanks to our sponsors: Church 3TwentyOne, Expeditus Transport, Budget Blinds, Northwestern Mutual & Ron Carter of Knight Insurance!

Learn More

If you have questions or would like to find out how you can get involved, contact Keith Ramsdell, Artistic Director, at