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Produced by Carlo Rivieccio and Christy Benanti, the Shortened Attention Span One-Act Festival presents 20 plays, each under 20 minutes, over the course of four weeks. Every performance includes 5 plays and each play is presented 5 times during the festival. An audience favorite will be named each week, with the winner receiving a $100 prize. "We felt that the short form is greatly under represented, especially in the summer theatre festivals in NYC, so we decided to create a festival that celebrates the short play. Our shows cover a wide range of topics from romance stories to diva penguins to war plays to talking sirloins. We wanted a little of every type of genre to be represented in the Festival." -- Carlo Rivieccio & Christy Benanti Performance Schedule: Week 1: June 13 - 17 Slot A - Theatre Ghost by Mim Granahan Slot B - Life in E Sharp by Jonathan G. Galvez Slot C - Girl Hates Cabs by Warren Schultz Slot D - Feed Me What I Drink by Ian Grody Slot E - Yes Before Goodbye by Dan Chen Week 2: June 20 - 24 Slot A - The Titanic Trivia Game by Lisa Haeber Slot B - Looking for Love by J. Boyer Slot C - The Solution by Stewart Rudy and Julia Susman Slot D - Tenacity by Scott T. Barsotti Slot E - Speak to Me by Bob Ost Week 3: June 27 - July 1 Slot A - Death and Deception by Catherine Lamm Slot B - Sunday Kind of Love by Concetta Rose Rella Slot C - The Café by Kyle Bradstreet Slot D - Rich On Skins by Joe Lauinger Slot E - Penguins Are Mad Scary by Michael Tester Week 4: July 2 - July 8 Slot A - Sirloins in Space by Joel Hanson Slot B: Beer and the Meaning of Life by Carlo Rivieccio Slot C: Little Squirrel by Caroline McGraw Slot D and E: Plays for the Sunni Triangle by Jerrod Bogard

Show Details

  • Dates:Closed on
  • Location:Steve and Marie Sgouros Theatre at The Players Theatre, Off-Off-Broadway