Presented through Sept. 2, Summer Shorts offers eight world-premiere, one-act plays in repertory on two separate evenings.
The run has scenic design by Robert Gould, costume design by Michael Bevins and lighting design by Greg MacPherson.
Series A includes 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 includes 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.
For tickets phone (212) 279-4200 or visit 59E59.org.