READ ALL ABOUT IT: SFGate's article on the Playwrights Foundation OMPF: "Who likes short shorts? (plays, that is)" and Theatre Communications Group's piece on the OMPF as a whole: "How a one-minute play festival takes a community's pulse"
MONDAY, DECEMBER 15th @ 8 PM
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 16th @ 8 PM
The Brava Theater
2781 24th Street, San Francisco
Located in the Misson District on the 24th Street Corridor between Potrero and Bryant Streets
Garage Parking available in the San Francisco General Hospital structure
Metered parking along 24th Street. Meter’s checked from 9am to 6pm, Monday through Saturday.
Only 2 Performances!
FEATURING PLAYS BY: Trevor Allen+, Tim Bauer+, Elizabeth Benedict+, Jon Bernson+, Erin Bregman+, Rachel Bublitz, Gamal Chasten, Christopher Chen+, Anthony Clarvoe+, Megan Cohen, Roberta D'Alois, Bennett Fisher, Brit Frazier, Elizabeth Gjelten+, Prince Gomolvilas+, Garret Jon Groenveld+, Robert Johnson+, Barbara Jwanouskos, Lynne Kaufman+, Jeffrey Lo, Aaron Loeb+, Jonathan Luskin+, Alison Luterman, Madeline Mahrer, Patricia Milton, Nanna Mwaluko, Naomi Newman, John O'Keefe+, Marisela Trevino Orta+, Tracy Potter, Andrew Saito+, Steven Salzman+, Josh Senyak, Jonathan Spector+, E. Hunter Spreen+, Paul Stojsavljevic- Flores, Aimee Suizara, Michael Gene Sullivan+, Tom Swift, Nathan Yungerberg, Ignacio Zulueta+
+ indicates PF Alumni
If you like a fast-paced, fun evening, where your mind and heart get twisted and turned for 90 minutes of non-stop theater, you’ll enjoy the SF OMPF. The 5th Annual SF OMPF features brand new 90 one-minute plays by 41 of the Bay Area's growing talent pool of exceptional contemporary writers, among them are some of the most important artistic voices in the nation.
Following sold-out performances in the past three seasons, this year’s festival will be the largest, most inclusive, and most ambitious collaboration between PF and OMPF to date. The Festival also serves as a benefit for both organizations.
DIRECTORS INCLUDE: Rotimi Agbabiaka, Hugo Carbajal, Ryan Hill, Brian Katz, Rem Meyers, Karen Piemme, Ben Randle, Adam Sussman, Jayne Wenger
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ABOUT THE ONE-MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL ORGANIZATION:
The One-Minute Play Festival is an NYC-based theatre company, founded by producing artistic director Dominic D’Andrea. OMPF works in partnership with theatres and organizations in cities across the country who share missions devoted to new plays and/or a community-specific focus. In each city, OMPF creates a locally sourced playwright-focused community event, with the goal of promoting the spirit of radical inclusion by representing local playwrights of different age, gender, race, cultures, and points of career.
“When I started the OMPF almost seven years ago in New York, we did so out of a need to create a space for dialogue and artistic challenge. I had no idea our work would spread like a wild fire to communities across the country,” reflects Dominic D’Andrea, OMPF’s Founder and Artistic Director.
OMPF has partnered with theaters in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, New Brunswick, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Boston, Miami, Minneapolis, and New York. Current and past partnerships include: Primary Stages, Victory Gardens Theatre, Cornerstone Theatre Company, INTAR Theatre, Boston Playwrights Theatre, Actor’s Express, InterAct Theatre, Mixed Blood, Passage Theatre, and others.
Some notable contributors to OMPF have included: David Henry Hwang, Neil LaBute, Tina Howe, Donald Margulies, Nilaja Sun, Lydia Diamond, Phillip Kan Gotanda, Michael John Garces, Kristoffer Diaz, Rajiv Joseph, Sam Hunter, Jose Rivera, Lisa Loomer, Craig Lucas, Greg Kotis, Michael John Garces, along with over 500 famous and emerging writers. For more information, visit www.oneminuteplayfestival.com