Broad Run HS used to be affectionately referred to as Cornfield High, as it was once located smack dab in the middle of a cornfield. To pay homage to this kernel of our history, we created a one-act play festival first, and a couple years later, a short film festival.
2020 Cornfield Picks Haunted HotelDirected by Emily Young Written by Bella Bledzki Tamara: Francie Beechey Lucy: Michelle RajaBram: Tia ResseVictor: Marvi Soomro
The Alarm ClockDirected by Emily YoungWritten by Luke Marks Belle: Hannah ScarlatoulBruce: Max AaronMrs. Adams: Juliann JacobsFelix: Chris Dearie
Creeps and WeirdosDirected by Matthew SolomanWritten by Luke Marks The Bellboy: Maggie KapcyzynskiMr. Toronto: Anna KoutsouftikisThe Duchess: Amann Iqbal Russel: Zoe AndersonAngus: Aidan Preshong
UnemploymentDirected by Matthew SolomanWritten by Mr. Berman Bob Beasley: Tristan FishelWilly Farrage: Abrianna ValentinFront Desk Clerk: Holly Wageley Emily Lowell III: Claire BentonHarold Cratch: Akshita KaushikKen Korver: Liana Huq Mrs. Helmsworth: Norah Nasser
Criminal IntentDirected by Asha HusseinWritten by Kyleigh Loy Rita Gonne: Emma FlintAlexandra Douglas: Ashley TilmanEdmund Mononga: Theo Mastio Officer Bernice Allen: Sarah Jakubowski
Oh ThellaDirected by Asha HusseinWritten by Brandon Kalbaugh White Girl: Madeline DearieWhite Girl Two: Kaitlyn KirkpatrickThella: Naomi Dimberu Desmond: Calvin Simpkins
Flintlock PistolsDirected by Taylor HendersonWritten by Luke Marks Terry: Ben TannerJoe: Ayden StolfiFrannie: Caroline Towle Customers: Alexandra Snyman & Harshini BuddhirajuWorker: Ailish Cole
Last ChapterDirected by Taylor HendersonWritten by Luke Marks Georgia: Allison EisertJennie: Emily ColletFrank (Frannie): Winky NguyenDamian: Ainsley Sucherman Genevieve: Kristina Lavanty
Bellhop Boot CampDirected by Luke MarksWritten by Nicholas Kaplan Bellhop: Sam BermanInstructor: Kyra HettingerFancy Lady: Arianna SolisFancy Man: Skyyla Mark
Senior Skip DayDirected by Luke MarksWritten by Matthew Soloman Brad: Weston ThormanChad: Riley DormanVanessa: Hana AlamAssistantPrincipalAbraham: Kit Alvarado
The Remington JobDirected by Kaitlyn WalkerWritten by Wren Sager Samantha: Ava Coiner Terrence: Nicholas Kaplan KJ: Fatimah Alizada Alice: Kyleigh Loy
The ReunionDirected by Kaitlyn WalkerWritten by Wren Sager Lousie: Kyleigh LoyEdmund: Adam TamrjanCharlie: Madeline SchwenkeValerie: Laceigh Anderson Renee: Amarisa Salama
Squilliam Directed by Tim GeorgeWritten by Juliann Jacobs Squilliam: Austin LobelBunny: Ellie RattermanJackie: Nathalie Saint-RossyAndrea: Grace Nambo
Rabid RatsDirected by Hana AlamWritten by Grace Nambo Randy: Max Aaron Auris: Michelle Raja Bellhop:Juliann Jacobs Mom: Natalie Saint-Rossy
How to be considered for either: CORNFIELD PICKS (the plays): All plays MUST:
Take place in the Lobby of a fancy hotel. (2019-20) Each year the location changes.
Have a cast of no more than 4 Actors (character doubling is ok)
10 minute run time (approximate) Proper format = Page a minute.
Have been written by students, teachers or school personnel from a high school. OR alumni/parents of Broad Run HS.
Be original, and rights owned exclusively by person submitting.
Any music must also be original and owned by person submitting.