The 24 Hour Plays: Bay Area

PlayGround, the Bay Area’s (and now Los Angeles’) leading playwright incubator, will mark the opening of its twenty-fifth season with a special one-night gala celebration and performance, and the launch of a bold new partnership. PlayGround’s inaugural The 24 Hour Plays: Bay Area will feature fully produced and performed performances of six original ten-minute plays by distinguished PlayGround alumni, written and developed over just twenty-four hours, and staged by an all-star cast of leading local directors and actors on Monday, September 17, at Berkeley Rep’s Roda Theatre.Performance-only tickets are $50 ($25 for students), and tickets including the performance and a VIP pre-show reception are $100-$500. All proceeds will benefit PlayGround’s soon-to-be-announced 25th season and ongoing playwright incubator programs.Writers/artists joining the celebration include Victoria Chong Der (Graced, The Potrero Nuevo Project), Ruben Grijalva (Value Over Replacement), Garret Jon Groenveld (The Empty Nesters), Aaron Loeb (Ideation), Katie May (Abominable), and Marisela Treviño Orta (The River Bride).

Featured performers include Rinabeth ApostolAldo BillingsleaJulia BrothersDavid CramerTristan CunninghamMichael CurryDodds Delzell, Nora el Samahy, Douglas B. GiorgisCindy GoldfieldHeather Gordon, Josh Hamilton, Amy Hargreaves, Daryl Anthony Harper, Gwen LoebBrady Morales WooleryLisa MorseJoseph Patrick O’MalleyStephanie PrenticeCathleen RiddleyLouel SenoresHoward SwainJW WalkerPamela Gaye WalkerReggie D. White, and Aaron Wilton 

Directors include San Francisco Playhouse Producing Director Susi DamilanoBritney Frazier, PlayGround Artistic Director Jim KleinmannJeffrey Lo, Aurora Theatre Company Artistic Director Tom Ross, and Becca Wolff.

Berkeley Rep’s Roda Theatre
2015 Addison St, Berkeley, CA