New York City
Please join us on NOVEMBER 14 for The 24 Hour Plays on Broadway! Six playwrights, six directors, 24 actors and one musical guest will create and perform six brand new short plays over the course of a single day!
Scheduled to participate in this year’s event: Daveed Diggs (Hamilton); Justin Bartha (The Hangover); Tracie Thoms (Falsettos, Rent); Jason Biggs (Orange is the New Black); Justice Smith (The Get Down); Michael Cerveris (Fun Home); Hugh Dancy (Hannibal); Rachel Dratch (Saturday Night Live); Gaby Hoffmann (Transparent); Andre Royo (The Wire); Patrick Wilson (Angels in America); Amber Tamblyn (Joan of Arcadia); Jenna Ushkowitz (Glee); Paul Schneider (Parks and Recreation);Raúl Castillo (Looking); Julie White (The Little Dog Laughed); Thomas Sadoski (The Newsroom); Shakina Nayfack (Difficult People); Michael Chernus (OITNB); Marin Ireland (reasons to be pretty); Aasif Mandvi (The Daily Show); Anson Mount (Hell on Wheels); Ukweli Roach (Blindspot);Alicia Witt (The Walking Dead); Russell G. Jones (Ruined); Joanna Christie (Narcos); David Krumholtz (Numbers); Grace Gummer (Mr. Robot); Olivia Washington (The Butler) and more!
Writers include Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Lindsay-Abaire (Rabbit Hole); Hansol Jung (Cardboard Piano); playwright and television producer Warren Leight (Law and Order: SVU); playwright and screenwriter Christopher Oscar Peña (Jane the Virgin); playwrightJonathan Marc Sherman (Knickerbocker); and Drama Desk Award-winning playwright Bess Wohl (Small Mouth Sounds).
Directors include Carolyn Cantor, Dick Scanlan, Lee Sunday Evans, Elena Araoz, Mark Brokaw and Patricia McGregor.
New York-based singer, songwriter, and playwright Ethan Lipton and his Orchestra will be the musical guests for the evening.
The 16th annual The 24 Hour Plays on Broadway will honor Leigh Silverman with the Artistic Inspiration award, which celebrates a working artist whose work has inspired The 24 Hour Plays: Nationals community of young artists, who will present her with the award at the event, along with remarks from Lisa Kron (Fun Home) and Jayne Houdyshell (Well).
Proceeds benefit The 24 Hour Plays: Nationals—an intensive professional experience for young actors, directors, playwrights and producers.
Prime orchestra seats and VIP afterparty $500
Orchestra seats $350
Side orchestra (limited) $250
Mezzanine seats $175
The 24 Hour Plays on Broadway 2016 will take place on Monday, November 14 at 8:00 p.m. at the American Airlines Theatre.
Interested in producing your own production of The 24 Hour Plays? You’re not alone. Since 1997, Licensed productions of The 24 Hour Plays have been presented around the globe under a special arrangement with The 24 Hour Company. We license The 24 Hour Plays name, process, production handbook, and logo around the globe, on a sliding scale with fees as low as $75 per show (free for most colleges and schools). All we ask is that you apply through our website.
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