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On Monday December 12 2022, The 24 Hour Plays partnered with the Dramatists Guild and InterAct Theatre Company to bring our flagship show to Philadelphia for the first time! An unforgettable evening of new work at The Drake – all created in just 24 hours!

The show featured artists from across Philadelphia’s vibrant performing arts community. In collaboration with the producers of The 24 Hour Plays on Broadway, this event shined a spotlight on Philly’s thriving theatre scene for a one-night-only event of six world-premiere short plays, directed and performed by the best of the city’s actors and directors. 

Actors included Boris Danberry, Carlos Campbell, David Bazemore, Jessica DalCanton, Kim Fairbanks, Peter Bisgaier, Sabrina Profitt and Vanessa Sterling; writers included Ang Bey, L Feldman, Michael Hollinger and Nimisha Ladva; directors included Matt Pfeiffer and Tyler Dobrowsky; assistant directors included Becca Smith, Maggie Brennan and Robin Ritter.



Since its inception in 1919, the Dramatists Guild of America has been the professional trade association for playwrights, librettists, lyricists, and composers writing for the American stage. With over 10,000 members around the world, The Guild is guided by a governing council of writers who each give their time, interest, and support to advance the rights of dramatists everywhere, including the right for dramatists to own and control their own copyrighted work. The Guild’s advocacy, programs, events, publications, and other services provide dramatists with the resources, the community, and the support they require to protect their property, their livelihoods, and their unique voices in the American theatre. dramatistsguild.com


InterAct is a theatre for today’s world, dedicated to commissioning, developing, and producing new and contemporary plays that explore the social, political, and cultural issues of our time, and to improving the regional climate for new plays. interacttheatre.org