The One-Minute Writer. The prompt is Theatre--Write a brief bit of fiction using the prompt "theatre." From C. Beth...Friday Fiction is your opportunity to write a short (short, short, short) story. Many participants use more than one minute for Friday Fiction prompts, and I open up the One-Minute Writing of the Day contest to entries of various lengths.
Anastasia wanted to act in the theatre, but women were not allowed to act on stage. It was decreed by law. When she came across the Theatre de Sinistera, she thought this could be her chance. The director seemed open to having a female performer. Only when she began rehearsals and saw the pale, otherworldly faces of her fellow actors, did she begin to wonder if she had made a terrible mistake.