The 35th Marathon of One-Act Plays: Series B


Series B begins May 28th and runs through June 20th.

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Series A
Series C

Running time for series B is 2 hours with an intermission.

John, Who' s Here From Cambridge by Martyna Majok; directed by Nick Leavens

Featuring Paola Lázaro-Muñoz and Gregg Mozgala

Overworked, under-qualified, and broke, Jess takes on yet another job to make ends meet as a personal caregiver for a graduate student named John. John has cerebral palsy. John is beautiful. And John is here from Cambridge.

Martyna Majok is the 2015-2016 PoNY Fellow at the Lark Play Development Center. Other awards include David Calicchio Emerging American Playwright Prize, New York Theatre Workshop’s 2050 Fellowship, Global Age Project Prize, NNPN/Smith Prize for Political Playwriting, Jane Chambers Student Feminist Playwriting Prize, Merage Fellowship for the American Dream. She is a member of Youngblood.

Cora and Dave Are Getting Older by Julia Cho; directed by Marcia Jean Kurtz*
Featuring Dawn McGee* and Jack Sochet

A not-so-young couple confronts the biggest threat to their marriage: their happily married best friends.

Julia Cho. Her plays include The Language Archive (Susan Smith Blackburn Award), The Piano Teacher, Durango, The Winchester House, BFE, The Architecture of Loss and 99 Histories. Honors include the NTC’s Barrie Stavis Award, the Claire Tow Award for Emerging Artists, and the Weissberger Award for Playwriting. She has been the recipient of a New York Foundation for The Arts grant and a Van Lier Fellowship from New York Theatre Workshop. She was also a Lila Acheson Wallace Playwriting Fellow at The Juilliard School and a resident at New Dramatists. 

The Hour of All Things by Caridad Svich*; directed by William Carden*

Featuring Miriam Silverman
A play in portraits that confronts the soul of America. A story of love, country and bad shopping.

Caridad Svich received the 2012 OBIE Award for Lifetime Achievement, a 2012 Edgerton Foundation New Play Award, NNPN Continued Life Fund rolling world premiere for Guapa, and the 2011 American Theatre Critics Association Primus Prize for her play The House of the Spirits, based on Isabel Allende’s novel. She has won the National Latino Playwriting Award twice, and has been short-listed for the PEN Award in Drama four times.

We Can All Agree To Pretend This Never Happened by Emma Goidel; directed by Abigail Zealey Bess*

When two gung-ho researchers decide to fake results in their Siberian lab, a series of misunderstandings take over the lives of the whole research team.

Featuring Shyko Amos*, Polly Lee*,  Mike Smith Rivera* and Jonathan Randell Silver*

Emma Goidel is a Playwrights Realm Writing Fellow, member of the Ars Nova Play Group, and Core Playwright at InterAct Theatre Company. She is a founding member of the Philadelphia playwrights producing collective, Orbiter 3. Her plays include Local Girls, The Gap and A Knee That Can Bend. Fellowships include a Core Apprenticeship at the Playwrights’ Center in Minneapolis and the Dasha Epstein Playwriting Fellowship at New York Stage & Film/Powerhouse Theater.

Series B Performance Schedule:

Evening Performances: Thurs May 28th, Fri May 29th, Sun May 31st

Weds June 3rd, Fri June 5th, Sun June 7th, Sun June 14th,

Weds June 17th, & Fri June 19th @ 7:00pm

Matinee Performances: Sat May 30th, Sun May 31st, Sat June 6th &Sat June 20th @ 2pm

Closes June 20th