"The Bluejay" Win Big at Take Ten Festival

Last night, Jerry Casagrande’s 10-minute short play, “The Bluejay,” won top honors at the Take Ten Festival in Midtown Manhattan. Derek Martin stars in the play alongside longtime collaborator, Lauren Lee. “The Bluejay” secured a win for Best Play, Lee won for Best Actress, and Martin won for Best Actor in the festival. Martin and Lee were excited to bring such a hilarious show to fruition and were glad that audience seemed to really enjoy their interpretation of an awkward first date.

Derek Martin