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EST’s 37TH MARATHON OF ONE-ACT PLAYS


Ensemble Studio Theatre / Radio Drama Network Present

Inspired by the format in which Tennessee Williams and Eugene O’Neill honed their craft, EST held its first Marathon in 1977. Praised by critics and beloved by audiences, it launched an industry-wide revival of the short play form and broke new ground by putting new and established writers together on one stage. The Marathon has premiered new plays by David Mamet, Wendy Wasserstein, Steve Martin, Leah Nanako Winkler, Christopher Durang, Anna Ziegler, Olivia Dufault, Qui Nguyen, and countless others, including Martyna Majok, whose 2015 Marathon play John, Who's Here From Cambridge was expanded into the 2018 Pulitzer Prize-winning play Cost of Living.

The Lepers
by Daniel Damiano

I'm Sorry
by Amy Fox*

Tricycle Backflip
by Dan Giles

Rosie
by Lily Houghton

Low Power
by Jon Kern

Tempo
by Harron Atkins

Oh My, Goodness
by Cayenne Douglass

Privilege
by Susan Kim*

The Extinctionist
by Amanda Quaid

The Guard Will Escort You to Ruff-Ruff
by Carole Real*

Jesus in Manhattan
by Kate Attwell

Fall
by France-Luce Benson*

The Tourists
by Stephen Brown

i believe in a republic in which money has a great deal to say.
by Julia Specht

Mandarin Duck
by Lloyd Suh*

Wanna see all 15 plays? With a Marathon Pass you can see each Series and save $15! Click below to buy yours- availability is limited.

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Matinees are at 2pm, Evening performances are at 7pm. View ticketing pages for more info.

The Marathon of One-Act Plays is an Equity Approved Showcase

Earlier Event: May 5
Raiders of the Lost BRUNCH