NORTH ATTLEBORO - The North Attleboro High School Theatre Company will present its 45th Annual One Act Play Festival at 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14 in the Judith E. Cobb Theatre. That's a change from the previously announced time of 7 p.m. due to the Patriots-Texans playoff game, which will start at 8:15 p.m. at Gillette Stadium.

The following three plays will be presented.

* "The Family Jewels" follows two aristocrats who are forced to sell off their precious gems in order to pay their taxes. Among the buyers is a crew of melodramatic moochers from around the globe, and the pair hires a renowned sleuth to figure out who is trying to abscond with the family jewels.

* "Balcony Scene" follows the tragic death of a young man who is able to witness his own funeral as a spirit. His disillusioned view that he was a beloved man is shattered as he comes to terms with the fact that his "friends" really considered him to be unlikeable and unstable.

* "Dystopia! The Hungry Maze Game of Divergent Death" presents the comical adventures of contestants in a lethal labyrinth overseen by a cruel game-master and her two dim-witted guards.

The audience will vote for their favorite actor and actress in each play and their favorite play overall.

Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for high school and younger students and senior citizens, and will be on sale during lunch and before and after school in room 101 from Theater Director Lisa Forsgard.

You can also purchase tickets by calling 508-643-2115 ext. 1101 or emailing lforsgard@naschools.net.

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