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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.

Series A

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.

INTERIOR

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.

Run Time

TBD

Start Date

End Date

59E59 Theaters

59 East 59th Street, New York, NY 10022

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