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AMERICAN THEATRE | 24 Hour Performs Are Coming Again to Broadway

From left to proper, Nikkole Salter, Roger Q. Mason, Okieriete Onaodowan, Alex Moffat, Lilli Cooper, Julie Benko, Mamie Gummer, and Kathleen Marshall.

NEW YORK CITY: The twenty second annual 24 Hour Performs on Broadway will return for his or her first in-person efficiency for the reason that onset of the COVID-19 pandemic on the City Corridor on Nov. 21.  

The 24 Hour Performs on Broadway are an intensive theatrical endeavor during which artists write, direct, and carry out six authentic quick performs inside 24 hours. The artistic course of begins the night earlier than, when the actors, writers, administrators, and manufacturing employees collect for a meet and greet. With an hour to brainstorm, every participant shares a prop and costume, actors showcase their particular expertise, and share one thing they’ve all the time wished to do on stage. With this in thoughts, playwrights keep up all evening writing world-premiere quick performs. Within the morning, the administrators and actors return for a fast rehearsal course of in preparation for an 8 p.m. efficiency of six new works. 

“All through this unprecedented time, the 24-Hour Performs inventive group has grown even nearer—and even bigger,” mentioned inventive director Mark Armstrong in a press release. “Now, as we come collectively throughout the similar 4 partitions as soon as once more (and the identical 24 hours), we’re able to share what extraordinary artists can do in a single day. We’re grateful to City Corridor for serving to us carry this long-standing New York Metropolis custom to a bigger viewers than ever earlier than.”

The twenty second annual celebration will function actors Justin Bartha, Julie Benko, Julia Chan, Lilli Cooper, Willa Fitzgerald, Kathryn Gallagher, River Gallo, Joel Marsh Garland, Mamie Gummer, Jin Ha, Amy Hargreaves, Rachel Hilson, Alex Moffat, Talene Monahon, Okieriete Onaodowan, and Sarah Steele; writers Mario Correa, Lily Houghton, Roger Q Mason, Michael Mitnick, Nikkole Salter, and Jonathan Marc Sherman; and administrators Jake Beckhard, Victor Malana Maog, Kathleen Marshall, and Leigh Silverman. Further forged and inventive group members can be introduced within the coming weeks.

The 24-Hour Performs had been established in 1995 to carry collectively artistic communities to supply performs and musicals written, rehearsed, and carried out in 24 hours. Proceeds from the occasion assist the 24 Hour Performs’ nonprofit actions all year long, together with schooling programming with college students from center faculty to school, skilled growth for rising artists within the 24 Hour Performs: Nationals, the free on-line sequence the 24 Hour Performs: Viral Monologues, and accomplice productions all all over the world.

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