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Since 2002, The 24 Hour Plays have brought together creative communities in Los Angeles to make work over the course of a single day. After a successful fundraiser show in 2023, we’re back at The Hudson Theaters on March 18, 2024. Distinguished artists from the LA entertainment community will come together for one night only to create six brand new short plays written, rehearsed and performed in just 24 hours.

March 18, 2024, 8 PM

The Hudson Theatres

Scheduled to Participate

Actors scheduled to participate include Zoë Chao (“The Afterparty”), Kayla Foster (“The Deuce”), Jermaine Fowler (Coming 2 America), River Gallo (Ponyboi), Olli Haaskivi (Oppenheimer), Erika Henningsen (Mean Girls), Patrick Heusinger (Jack Reacher: Never Go Back), Liv Hewson (“Yellowjackets“),  Gillian Jacobs (“Community”), Alice Kremelberg (“Orange is the New Black”), Vella Lovell (“Crazy Ex-Girlfriend”), Sarah Natochenny (“Pokémon”), Vico Ortiz (“Our Flag Means Death”), Jessica Rothe (Happy Death Day), Josh Ruben (Scare Me), Rich Sommer (“Mad Men”),  Josie Totah (“Saved By The Bell”), and Sasheer Zamata (“Saturday Night Live”). 

Writers include Rachel Axler (“Veep”), Sofya Levitsky-Weitz (“The Bear”), Matt Schatz (A Wicked Soul in Cherry Hill ) christopher oscar peña (Promised Land) and more. Directors include Sherri Eden Barber (Hamilton), Nick Lieberman (Theater Camp), Jaki Bradley (The One), Jacquelyn Landgraf (“It Makes A Sound”), Casey Stangl (Brushstroke), and Kate Sullivan (“Grease: Live!”).

Additional artists to be announced. 


Nia Vardalos, Beth Wishnie, Gaby Cohen, Jeffrey Lenkov, J. Holtham, Jerome Joseph Gentes, Mario Correa, christopher oscar peña, and Juliet Berman.


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Does it really all happen in 24 hours?

Yes! New plays are written, rehearsed, memorized (no scripts in hand!), and performed in just 24 hours.

Is the show 24 hours long?

No! Our full process is 24 hours long, but The 24 Hour Plays generally runs about two hours with a fifteen minute intermission.

When is the next production?

The 24 Hour Plays: Los Angeles will take place on March 18, 2024

How can I purchase tickets?

Tickets will go on sale soon!

My company or organization is interested in getting involved. Are there sponsorship opportunities?

Absolutely! We have opportunities for program advertisements, VIP ticket packages, in-kind contributions, and more. Email Managing Director Madelyn Paquette at madelyn@24hourplays.com for all of the details.




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