The 24 Hour Plays Broadway Gala 2019

The 19th-Annual Broadway Gala

Six brand-new plays written, rehearsed and performed in 24 hours!

The Laura Pels Theater
Supporting The Lymphatic Education & Research Network (LE&RN)
Honoring Kathy Bates


Written by Gracie Gardner
Directed by Cat Miller

Genevieve Angelson
Joel Marsh Garland
Brett Gelman
Katherine McNamara

Asst. Director: Michael Herwitz
Asst. Stage Manager: Litsa Vlahos

A Funeral in Ditmas Park

Written by Monique Moses
Directed by Timothy Douglas

Robin De Jesus
Ana Villanfañe
David Krumholtz
Olivia Washington
Julie James

Asst. Director: Ali Jamali
Asst. Stage Manager: Emily Bahm

An Incident in the Wind

Written by Jesse Eisenberg
Directed by Carolyn Cantor

Maura Tierney
Vella Lovell 
Franchesca Ramsey 
Kelly AuCoin
Megalyn Echikunwoke

Asst. Director: Sean Leehan
Asst. Stage Manager: Hunter Greer


Written by Lily Houghton
Directed by Theresa Rebeck

Justine Lupe
Erin Darke
Pascale Armand
Sarah Snook
Justin Long 

Asst. Director: Lyndsay Burch
Asst. Stage Manager: Esti Bernstein

The Gaze

Written by Robert O’Hara
Directed by Taylor Reynolds 

Larry Owens
Evan Jonigkeit
Dyllón Burnside 

Jordan Wisher (Children’s Academy Walk-On Auction Winner)

Asst. Director: Alison Benko
Asst. Stage Manager: Elizabeth Goodman


Written by Jonathan Marc Sherman
Directed by Pippin Parker 

David Harbour 
Patrick Wilson
Dagmara Domińczyk
Mat Fraser 
Armig Purutoglu (Charitybuzz Walk-On Auction Winner)

Asst. Director: Anastasia Webb
Asst. Stage Manager: Hollis Duggans

Benefit Committee

Billy DiMichele & Sandra Lee (Co-Chairs), Patricia Clarkson, Michele Conforti, Jim Dale, Tina Fallon & Sam Sifton, Lady Gaga, Whoopi Goldberg, Gayle King, Nathan Lane & Devlin Elliott, Jessica Lange, Judith Light, John Lithgow, Terrence McNally & Tom Kirdahy, Sarah Paulson & Holland Taylor, Sam Rockwell, Peter Roth, Anna Strout & Jesse Eisenberg and Alfre Woodard.