Want to produce original Viral Monologues with your school or theater? Now is the perfect time to create dynamic theatrical performances from home.

High-speed theater online

The 24 Hour Plays is the most exciting way to bring creative communities together virtual in 2020.

Theater has moved online and so have we. You can now license The 24 Hour Plays for virtual productions!

New plays in 24 hours.

Each production of The 24 Hour Plays, whether online or in-person, brings together playwrights, actors, directors, producers and technicians to create brand-new short plays in 24 hours.  All you need is a group of remarkable theatermakers and a single day.

We offer licenses of The 24 Hour Plays in-person, The 24 Hour Plays online and The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues. Not sure which one to produce? Keep reading.

Why produce The 24 Hour Plays?

Community Building:

Create an instant community among participants and connect with audiences in your neighborhood. No matter if you’re an experienced theatregoer or a first time attendee, The 24 Hour Plays are a fun night out for everyone!

Fundraising Success:

Whether you’re hoping to raise ten dollars for a post-show pizza or ten thousand dollars for an arts education program, The 24 Hour Plays can help you achieve your goals.

Artistic Development:

There’s no faster way to express yourself than to put your ideas onstage in a day. If you can write a 10-minute play, or take a show from first read to opening night, then you can do it in a single day. – Trust us, we know!


First and foremost, The 24 Hour Plays are the most fun you can have in a day! We can’t explain it, but people actually come back and do it again and again.


How To Get Started

Starting from scratch?
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Plan Your Virtual Gala

Looking to raise community engagement in your gala fundraiser? That’s what we’re all about! The 24 Hour Plays have raised millions of dollars for charities all around the world.

What to do

1. Chat with us!

Contact the Licensing Rep, Madelyn at madelyn@24hourplays.com.

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Contact the Licensing Rep, Madelyn at madelyn@24hourplays.com.

Let’s do this.