The 24 Hour Plays: Minneapolis

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The 24 Hour Plays: Minneapolis
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Six plays created in 24 hours for you to enjoy in one unforgettable evening. On the evening of March 12, six playwrights, six directors and 24 actors will meet. Six plays will be written from scratch overnight. The following morning casting and rehearsal will begin for the only performance that evening. Proceeds benefit Spotlight Education and UMD Theatre.

Scheduled to participate int his event include: Melissa Gilbert (Little House on the Prairie), Timothy Busfield (Thirtysomething, The West Wing), Justin Kirk (Weeds, Angels in America), Devin Kelley (Frequency, Resurrection), Ryan McCartan (The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Liv and Madie), Sasha Andreev (Guthrie Theater, Minnesota Orchestra), Michelle Barber (Theater Latte Da), Denzel Belin, Cat Brindisi (Theatre Latte Da), Michael Brindisi (Chanhassen Dinner Theatres), Reese Britts, Warren C Bowles (Guthrie Theater, Park Square Theatre), Serena Brook (A Prarie Home Companion, Chanhassen Dinner Theatres) Tyler Michaels (Theater Latte Da, Guthrie Theater), Ann Michels (Chanhassen Dinner Theatres), Kasano Mwanza, Tod Petersen (Theater Latte Da), Stacia Rice (Guthrie Theater, The Jungle Theater), Ricardo Vasquez (Mixed Blood Theatre Company, Ten Thousand Things), Tony Vierling (Actors Theater of MN, Guthrie Theatre), Rachel Williams, Tatiana Williams (Guthrie Theater, Mixed Blood Theatre Company), Sally Wingert (Guthrie Theater, Theater Latte Da), Osh Ghanimah, Michael Gruber, Hope Nordquist, Kory Pullam, Kim Kivens, Nicholas Freeman (The Buddy Holly Story) and Tim Sitarz.

Writers include Alan Berks, Julia Jordan, Heather Meyer, Christina Ham and Harrison David Rivers.

Directors include Peter Rothstein, Jamil Jude, Lauren Keating, Christy Montour-Larsen and Bill Payne.

Singer-songwriter David Darrow will be the musical guest for the evening.

$154 ticket includes admittance to Pre-Show VIP Reception and Post-Show Cast Party with complimentary refreshments.

$79 ticket includes admittance to Post-Show Cast Party.

The 24 Hr Plays – A Timeline
Sunday, March 12
10:00 PM: Meet & Greet
The cast and creative team come together, each bringing a costume piece, a prop and a special skill to offer.

MIDNIGHT: Writing Session
The writers stay up all night crafting six new short plays based on what they learned at the Meet & Greet.

Monday, March 13
8:00 AM: Casting
Directors and actors report for the day. The writers hand off the new plays to the directors and actors are divided into their casts for each play.

9:00 AM: Rehearsal
Rehearsals begin. Much caffeine is consumed, creativity is cultivated into six new works.

8:00 PM: Curtain Up
Lights down, curtain goes up at the Pantages Theatre.

10:00 PM: Curtain Closes
Applause and deep breaths
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By: Hennepin Theatre Trust