Roundabout Theatre Company Announces The 24 Hour Plays Off-Broadway
Beanie Feldstein, Joshua Harmon, Theresa Rebeck, and more will participate in this event benefiting Roundabout Underground and the New Play Initiative.
Roundabout Theatre Company has announced The 24 Hour Plays Off-Broadway. Six playwrights, six directors, 24 actors, and a musical guest will perform six new short plays written and rehearsed over the course of one day. The performance will begin at 8pm on Monday, April 9, at the Laura Pels Theatre at the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre. Proceeds from the evening will benefit Roundabout Underground and the New Play Initiative, programs focused on discovering and cultivating emerging playwrights and artists.
Stage and screen stars scheduled to appear in the event will include Anna Baryshnikov, Beth Behrs, Reed Birney, Mike Carlsen, Jackie Cruz, André De Shields, Beanie Feldstein, Brett Gelman, Betty Gilpin, Gideon Glick, Sas Goldberg, Mamie Gummer, Nina Hellman, Richard Kind, Aasif Mandvi, Arian Moayed, Jeremy Shamos, Sarah Steele, Leslie Uggams, and more to be announced soon.
Playwrights — all of whom have debuted or will debut at Roundabout Underground — include musical guest Adam Gwon and friends, and new work by Joshua Harmon, Jiréh Breon Holder, Meghan Kennedy, Alex Lubischer, Ming Peiffer, and Jenny Rachel Weiner. They will be directed by Mark Brokaw, Marc Bruni, Theresa Rebeck, Giovanna Sardelli, Whitney White, and Charles Randolph-Wright.