Summer Shorts 2019 Series A
About Summer Shorts 2019 Series A
Applauded by The New York Times as “shamelessly clever and deeply satisfying!” this acclaimed festival of short plays returns to 59E59 Theaters for a thirteenth consecutive season allowing audiences to get reacquainted with some of their favorite American playwrights and discover new talent.
Featuring two separate series (A & B) of three plays each, running in rotating repertory, Summer Shorts offers a diverse range of voices, styles, and subject matter.
HERE I LIE
By COURTNEY BARON
Directed by MARIA MILEAF
Strangers Maris and Joseph, a young editor and a nurse, collide in this play about what it means to exercise compassion and self-care, in the face of hardship.
By NICK PAYNE
Directed by RORY McGREGOR
It is a seemingly normal day for a small family in a quiet, quaint neighborhood. Two men convene outside. The actions they choose to take in just a few short moments will change the course of this family's life forever.
THE BRIDGE PLAY
By DANIELLE TRZCINSKI
Directed by SARAH CRONK
A man stands at the edge of the George Washington Bridge and is about to jump, when an unexpected stranger interrupts him.