Presented through Sept. 1 at 59E59 Theaters, the annual event offers six one-act plays presented in two separate evenings of rotating repertory. Throughline Artists (J.J. Kandel/John McCormack) present Summer Shorts.
Casting includes Bartlett ( A Free Man Of Color, The New Century), Tony nominee D'Abruzzo ( Avenue Q), Hibbert ( Curtains, Jeffrey) and French ( Mule Bone, You Can't Take It With You), as well as Connor Buckley ( In Masks Outrageous and Austere), Sarah Corey, Erin Darke ( An Early History Of Fire), India Ennenga ("Treme"), Nick Gehlfuss ( A Midsummer Night's Dream), Nancy Giles ("CBS Sunday Morning"), Kevin Greene ( A Tale of Two Cities), Alicia Goranson ("Roseanne"), Jessica Hershberg ( Baby It's You!), J.J. Kandel ("The Hurt Locker"), Megan Ketch ("The Wedding") and Victor Slezak ("The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants," "The Notorious Bettie Page").
Plays in Series A include Wendy Kesselman's Spit (directed by Jade King Carroll); Drive-In Dreams by James McLure (directed by Billy Hopkins); and The Accidental Pundette by Nancy Giles. They run July 26-Aug. 29.
Series B works are the new musical Love and Real Estate, with music by Sam Davis, book and lyrics by Sean Hartley (directed by Devanand Janki); Neil LaBute's The Furies (directed by Stephen Hamilton); and Paul Rudnick's Cabin Pressure (directed by Walter Bobbie). They will be staged Aug. 2-Sept. 1.
The productions have scenic design by George Xenos, costume design by Michael Bevins and lighting design by Greg MacPherson.
For tickets phone (212) 279-4200 or visit 59E59.org.