Dratch, Berkley, Lillard, McCarthy, Sheedy More Star in 24-Hour Fringe 24 is 10

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Celebrating the 10th anniversary of "The 24 Hour Plays" and the New York International Fringe Festival, performers Rachel Dratch, Elizabeth Berkley, Matthew Lillard, Andrew McCarthy, Ally Sheedy and more will star in 24 is 10: The Best of The 24 Hour Plays.

Scheduled to run Aug. 22-27, five different lineups of 25 ten-minute plays from the company's previous mountings will play at the Lucille Lortel Theatre with rotating casts.

Original casts and other alumni performing include Dratch ("Saturday Night Live"), Elizabeth Berkley ("Showgirls"), Matthew Lillard ("Scooby Doo"), Andrew McCarthy ("Pretty in Pink"), Ally Sheedy ("The Breakfast Club"), Andre Royo, muMs ("Oz") and Brent Cox. The plays are penned by David Lindsay-Abaire, Warren Leight, Theresa Rebeck, Jeff Whitty, Christopher Shinn, Will Eno, Adam Bock, Mike Doughty, John Belluso, Elizabeth Meriwether, Michael John Garces and more.

In keeping with "The 24 Hour Plays" tradition of speedy theatre, the works will begin rehearsals the morning of each show. Further casting will be available on the website (www.24hourplays.com).

The lineup (subject to change) is as follows:

Aug. 22 - 11 PM:
Crisco by Julie Stark
Dream State, Or The Subconsious Burlesque by Angel David
Bus Stop by Candido Tirado, (featuring Brent Cox and Julie Wright)
The Rumor by Dan Kois
Tobias, Angel Of Heaven by Connor Ratliff (Mums) Aug. 23 - 6:15 PM:
The Other Person by David Lindsay-Abaire (Berkley, Dratch, McCarthy, Sheedy, and Lillard)
Sizable Town by Mike Doughty
Deliver Me by Teresa Rebeck
Cuba by Michael Wynne
Be Still by Stephen Winter

Aug. 24 - 6:15 PM:
Vikings! by Greta Billinger
Poor Bob by Elizabeth Meriwether
The Woman by Michael John Garces
A Weekend In Brazil by Ted Travelstead and Julie Wright
Karla Says by Mac Rogers

Aug. 26 - 8:45 PM
Mars Has Never Been So Close by Warren Leight
Altitude Sickness by Nicolas Locke
And I Dance by Chris Ceraso
K,X,Z and V by Ian Williams
Harbingers of Turpitude by Robin Goldwasser

Aug. 27 - 6 PM:
Two Worlds by Chris Shinn
Sleeping City by John Belluso (Matthew Lillard)
Vaudeville, Population Two by Will Eno
Play With Faun by Jeff Whitty
Three Guys And A Brenda by Adam Bock

Tickets to 24 is 10: The Best of The 24 Hour Plays at the Lucille Lortel Theatre, 121 Christopher St. are available by phone at (866) 468-7619 or through 24hourplays.com and fringenyc.org.

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