24 Hour Plays Broadway Gala will be held on December 11th at 8 pm Eastern Time. Artists from Broadway, TV, and cinema will have to create new plays from scratch. Then, they’ll have to rehearse, and perform them live in just 24 hours!

Broadcasting

For the first time, the event will broadcast The 24 Hour Plays Broadway Gala. This will be along with The 24 Hour Musicals, and The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues in the form of the recorded live broadcast. Guests can attend live parties in New York and Los Angeles. They can also buy tickets to watch the live broadcast from the comfort of their homes.

The performance lineup includes actors Anna Chlumsky, Jessica Hecht, Midori Francis, Nia Vardalos, and Sherri Saum.

Announcements

“After 18 months, over 500 new free-to-view theater pieces and millions of viewers, The 24 Hour Plays are beginning the process of bringing our artists and audiences back together,” said artistic director Mark Armstrong. “For our 21st annual event, we’re going bi-coastal (and elsewhere) to celebrate the resiliency of our artistic community, the breadth of our audience reach, and raise needed funds for our non-profit programs”

Cast and creative

The cast includes popular names like Amy Hargreaves, Anna Suzuki, Russell G. Jones, Baron Vaughn, Bill Heck, Eve Lindley, Joel Marsh Garland, Mary McCann, Merle Dandridge, Shaunette Renee Wilson, and Susannah Perkins.

The writing team stars Aimee Mann, Christopher Oscar Peña, Dave Harris, J. Holtham, Jonathan Coulton, Jonathan Marc Sherman, Kristoffer Diaz, Gracie Gardner, Lily Houghton, Mario Correa, Michael Mitnick, Rachel Axler, Steve Yockey, Talene Monahon, Sung Rno, and Warren Leight.

Elizabeth Williamson, Gordon Greenberg, Jaki Bradley, Mia Walker, Michael John Garcés, Neil Pepe, Patricia McGregor, Sarna Lapine, Sean Daniels, and Victor Malana Maog will serve as directors.

Credits: Playbill.com, broadwaydirect.com

Credits featured image: 24 Hour Plays Broadway official Facebook

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