Presented Off-Broadway at 59E59 Theaters beginning July 30, Summer Shorts will showcase eight world-premiere, one-act plays that will run in repertory on two separate evenings through Sept. 2.
Series A will include The Expenses Of Rain by Deb Margolin (directed by Laura Barnett) with Iyaba Ibo Mandingo and Jo Yang; An Actor Prepares by Timothy Mason (directed by Maxwell Williams) and featuring James Leighton and Mark Elliot Wilson; Play With The Penguin by Roger Hedden (directed by Billy Hopkins) with cast members Allison Daugherty, Josh Helman and Alex Manette; and Neil LaBute's Romance (directed by Dolores Rice) with cast members Jeffery M. Binder and Demond Green.
Series B will include Wendy Kesselman's The Graduation of Grace (directed by Stephanie Berry) with Clara Hopkins Daniels; Alan Zweibel's Happy (directed by Fred Berner) with Scott Adsit and Arthur French; Neil Koenigsberg's Fit (directed by Merri Milwe) with José Joaquin Perez, Kate Cullen Roberts and Liam Torres; and Jonathan's Blaze by Christopher Stetson Boal (directed by Alexander Dinelaris) with cast members J.J. Kandel and P.J. Sosko.
Summer Shorts will have scenic design by Robert Gould, costume design by Michael Bevins and lighting design by Greg MacPherson.