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Over 400 new monologues created since the entertainment industry shut down in March 2020.
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Round 23

February 2nd, 2021

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Round 22

December 15th, 2020

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Round 21

October 15th, 2020

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Round 20 “Viral Musicals”

September 22nd, 2020

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Round Nineteen

September 15th, 2020

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Round Eighteen

August 25th, 2020

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Round Seventeen “Nationals”

August 4th, 2020

Featuring current and past fellows of The 24 Hour Plays: Nationals program.
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Round Sixteen

July 21st, 2020

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Round Fifteen “Arizona”

July 14th, 2020

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Round Fourteen “Pride Plays”

June 30th, 2020

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Round Thirteen

June 23rd, 2020

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Round Twelve

June 16th, 2020

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Round Eleven “Fists Up/ Underlying Conditions”

June 9th, 2020

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The artistic director of The 24 Hour Plays is Mark Armstrong.
The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues are produced by Coleman Ray Clark and Madelyn Paquette.
The editor team has included Clay Anderson, Coleman Ray Clark, Jack Duran and Kristina Teschner.
The social media team has included Mackenna Goodrich, Francesca Posla, Lucy Rossi, Anastasia Webb and Jaelen Williams.
Mark T Evans serves as the music supervisor for the Viral Musicals.
Special thanks to Howard Sherman, whose suggestion on March 13, 2020, inspired what became The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues.

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We wish to express our gratitude to the Performers’ Unions:
ACTORS’ EQUITY ASSOCIATION
AMERICAN GUILD OF MUSICAL ARTISTS
AMERICAN GUILD OF VARIETY ARTISTS
SAG-AFTRA
through Theatre Authority, Inc. for their cooperation in permitting the Artists to appear in Viral Monologues Rounds 11-23.