Six professional Washington, D.C. area theatre companies will write, direct, rehearse and perform original plays based on similar themes in only 24 hours. The plays will be presented at the ninth annual Play In A Day, a one-of-a-kind event produced by the Bethesda Urban Partnership and Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District, on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 8pm at Imagination Stage’s Lerner Theater.
Play In A Day kicks off on Friday evening, February 8th where playwrights and directors will come together to receive their assigned themes and props. Playwrights then work through the night to create their ten-minute masterpieces. As the sun comes up, rehearsals begin as teams of directors and actors prepare anxiously to make the 8pm performance deadline on Saturday, February 9, 2012.
Participating theatre companies include: American Ensemble Theatre (Bethesda, MD); Adventure Theatre MTC (Glen Echo, MD); Imagination Stage (Bethesda, MD); Flying V (Bethesda, MD); Keegan Theatre (Washington, D.C.) and Olney Theatre Center (Olney, MD).
Event begins at 8:00PM
Presented by: Bethesda Urban Partnership