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Boston Playwrights' Theatre
949 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02215
The One-Minute Play Festival (#1MPF) and Boston Playwrights Theatre present
THE 7th ANNUAL BOSTON ONE-MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL
Presented in two series:
SERIES A: SATURDAY, JANUARY 6TH & SUNDAY, JANUARY 7TH
SERIES B: MONDAY, JANUARY 8TH & TUESDAY, JANUARY 9TH
ALL PERFORMANCES AT 8PM
Boston Playwrights Theatre
949 Commonwealth Ave
Boston, MA 02215
Tickets are $20 and will be available soon.
Featuring Brand New One-Minute Plays by:
Rosanna Alfaro, Lydia Barnett-Mulligan, Beirut Balutis, Lisa Burdick, Andrea Fleck Clardy, Mary Conroy, Elizabeth DuPre, Dante Flores, Peter Floyd, Melanie Garber-Letitia, Kirsten Greenidge, Marzie Ghasempour, Ginger Lazarus, Christopher Lockheardt, James McLindon, Walt McGough, Mwalim, Kevin Mullins, Tyler Monroe, Samantha Noble, Clifford Odle, Kelly Smith, Donna Sorbello, Livian Yeh
Directed by Hatem Adell, Lindsay Eagle, Josh Glenn Kayden, Hannah Pryfogle, James Peter Sotis, and Kelly Smith
Michael Bradford, Eleanor Burgess, Fabiola Decius, Brendan Doris-Pierce, Tai Feaster, Shari Frost, Steve Faria, Jessica Foster, James Ferguson, Deirdre Girard, Patrick Gabridge, Colleen Hughes, Gillian Mackay-Smith, Charlotte Meehan, Lesley Moreau, Nina Louise Morrison, Laura Neill, Laura Neubauer, Payne Ratner, Karmo Sanders, Cassie M. Seinuk, Jan Soolman Noah Tobin, Jaclyn Villano, Debbie Wiess
Directed by Liz Adams, Mikey DiLoreto, Steve Faria, Stephanie LeBolt, David Marino, and Alex Smith
Caitlin Wees & Dominic D’Andrea
The One-Minute Play Festival (#1MPF) is a grass-roots community-engaged theatre festival, founded by Producing Artistic Director, Dominic D’Andrea. #1MPF is social barometer practice, which investigates local zeitgeist and narratives through dialogue, consensus building, and a performance of minute-long moments generated by each community. #1MPF works in partnership with traditional theatres, cultural institutions, and social justice institutions sharing educational, community-focused, or public service missions across the country. The aim is to create locally sourced community events, with the goal of promoting the spirit of radical inclusion. #1MPF includes participants of different points of age, race, culture, gender, socio-economic background, and stage of career. The work attempts to reflect the values, topics, trends, styles, ideas, and big conversations that bubble up to the surface in each community.
Partnerships have been created with theaters in over 20 cities including: New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, New Jersey, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Washington, DC, Baltimore, Boston, Miami, Minneapolis, New York, Seattle, Dallas, Austin, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Anchorage, Honolulu, St. Louis, Providence, and more, with partnering institutions like Primary Stages, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Trinity Rep, New Georges at New York City Center, Z-Space, Victory Gardens Theatre, Cornerstone Theatre Company, The Playwrights Foundation, Boston Playwrights Theatre, Actor’s Express, InterAct Theatre, Mixed Blood, Walking Shadow Theatre, Passage Theatre, Phoenix Theatre, Kitchen Dog Theatre, Salvage Vanguard & ScriptWorks, ACT, Perseverance Theatre, Round House Theatre, Honolulu Theatre For Youth, and others.
Notable #1MPF contributors have included: David Henry Hwang, Lynn Nottage, Neil LaBute, Tina Howe, Donald Margulies, Nilaja Sun, Tarell Alvin McCraney, Robert Schenkkan, Lydia Diamond, Phillip Kan Gotanda, Kristoffer Diaz, Rajiv Joseph, Sam Hunter, Karen Hartman, Robert Askins, Colman Domingo, José Rivera, Craig Lucas, Mike Daisey, Greg Kotis, Michael John Garcés, & over to 1400 celebrated, emerging, and midcareer playwrights. For more information visit: oneminuteplayfestival.com