Samuel French Announces Short Play Festival Line-Up

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30 plays have been selected for the 41st annual Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival.
Libby Winters and Ito Aghayere
Libby Winters and Ito Aghayere Jeffrey James

Samuel French has announced the 30 plays that have been selected from 1,500 submissions for the 41st annual Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival.

Featured among the casts will be American Idiot’s Libby Winters and Ito Aghayere (Familiar), who are set to star in Jeffrey James Keyes’ Uniforms. Performances will begin August 9 at the East 13th Street Theater in New York and run through August 14.

The 2016 Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival will be made up of the following plays:

The Duet by Gwynn Ballard
Tight Curls Today by Jennifer Barclay
Risen From the Dough by France-Luce Benson
Madeline 14 Billion Jumps the Track by Kellen Blair
The Journey by Keith Burton
Bleed by Renee Calarco
Ambush by John Connon
The Woman American by Samantha Cooper
Room 313 by Carey Crim
A Sari for Pallavi by Sunita Deshpande
Depths by Sharron Farrell
Los Demás by Perry Guzzi
Missing Karma by Timothy Huang
28 Years Later by Nicole Greevy, Uma Incrocci, and Erica Jensen
Grandpa and the Gay Rabbi by Jonathan Josephson
The Cleaners by Lindsay Joy
Green Card by Mustafa Kaymak
Uniforms by Jeffrey James Keyes
Wedding Bash by Andrew Leeds and Lindsey Kraft
Easter at the Entrée Gold by John Minigan
Dust and Ash by Alex Rubin
Welcome to the Fall by Angela Santillo
The Mysterious Life, And Even More Mysterious Death, Of That Guy Who Lived Below Max And Beth by Mark Staufenberg
Mama’s Eggnog by Angela Stern
Valkyrie in the Roller Disco by Seamus Sullivan
Human Resources by R. Eric Thomas
clarity by Korde Arrington Tuttle
Monsoon Season by Lizzie Vieh
That Kid by Jane Willis
Mama’s Seeds by Pia Wilson

The OOB Festival Week consists of eight performance sessions in which three or four scripts are presented in front of a judging panel comprising theatre industry professionals. At the end of each session, the judges deliberate and select one or two plays to move on to the OOB Festival Finals. At the end of the Festival, Samuel French’s editorial staff will select six titles for publication and licensing.

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