36th Marathon of One-Act Plays: Series C
Jun
10
to Jun 30

36th Marathon of One-Act Plays: Series C

EST held its first Marathon in 1977 and launched an industry-wide revival of the short play form and broke new ground by putting new and established writers together on one stage. Series C of the 36th Marathon of One-Act Plays includes new short plays by Zakiyyah Alexander, Edith Freni, Amy Fox*, Donald Marcus*, and Elyzabeth Gregory Wilder.

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36th Marathon of One-Act Plays: Series B
May
28
to Jun 26

36th Marathon of One-Act Plays: Series B

EST held its first Marathon in 1977 and launched an industry-wide revival of the short play form and broke new ground by putting new and established writers together on one stage. Series B of the 36th Marathon of One-Act Plays includes new short plays by Christina Gorman, Christopher Shinn, Julia Specht, Lloyd Suh*, & Leah Nanako Winkler*.

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36th Marathon of One-Act Plays: Series A
May
14
to Jun 5

36th Marathon of One-Act Plays: Series A

EST held its first Marathon in 1977 and launched an industry-wide revival of the short play form and broke new ground by putting new and established writers together on one stage. Series A of the 36th Marathon of One-Act Plays includes new short plays by France-Luce Benson*, Maggie Diaz Bofill*, Cary Gitter, Emily Chadick Weiss*, & David Zellnik*.

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A Deal
Apr
19
to Apr 22

A Deal

A young Chinese actress in America invents a background of political oppression to get a part in a new play - but it could all be undone when her parents show up from China to claim their piece of the American Dream.

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SPILL
Mar
8
to Apr 2

SPILL

Created from interviews, testimony, court documents, and media accounts collected in the aftermath of the spill, SPILL follows the story of the 2010 explosion on board the oilrig Deepwater Horizon and the devastating impact of the 87-day spill on the coastal communities and marine life of Louisiana. 

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First Light Festival
Jan
30
to Apr 2

First Light Festival

The Ensemble Studio Theatre/Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Science & Technology Project has led a pioneering nationwide effort to commission, develop, and present hundreds of new plays that question and broaden the view of science in the popular imagination. Each play’s life onstage begins with the First Light festival. Join us for this year’s discoveries.

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Retreat
Dec
14
to Dec 17

Retreat

It’s January.  23 playwrights descend on an improbably gigantic beach house for their annual Writing Group Retreat by the Sea. New to the group, Jan walks in the door and finds herself where she least expected - right in the center of her own play.

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