Featuring Brand New One-Minute Plays By
Vicki Caroline Cheatwood, Angela Wilson, Isabella Russell Ides, Jeff Swearingen, Jonathan Norton, Jason Johnson Spinos, Jared Strange, Cody Lucas, Matt Lyle, Nico Martini, Joshua Kumler, Robin Armstrong, Jim Kuenzer, John Michael, Janielle N Kastner, Steven Young, Lauren Ferebee, Brigham Mosley, Iv Amenti, Ruth Cantrell, Renee Jones, Erin Burdette, Shelby Hibbs, Jeremy Wilson, Brian Kennedy, Paul Engle, Kyndal Robertson, Micheal Federico, & more!
One-Minute Plays will be directed by Abigail Birkett, David Denson, Marianne Galloway, Kelsey Head, Conner Palmore, Ryan Lescalleet, Terry Martin, & David Meglino
The Festival is curated by #1MPF Producing Director, Dominic D’Andrea
Last year's One-Minute Play Festival was fantastic! Come see what these talented DFW artists come up with this year.
PHOTOS SUZANNE LAVENDER
The One-Minute Play Festival (#1MPF)
The One-Minute Play Festival (#1MPF) is America’s largest and longest running grass roots theatre company, founded by Producing Artistic Director, Dominic D’Andrea. #1MPF is a social barometer project, which investigates the zeitgeist of different communities through consensus building, and a performance of 50-100 short moments generated by each community. #1MPF works in partnership with theatres and/or social organizations sharing playwright, educational, or community-specific missions across the country. The aim is to create locally sourced playwright-focused community events, with the goal of promoting the spirit of radical inclusion. #1MPF represents playwrights of different age, gender, race, cultures, and points of career. The work attempts to reflect the theatrical landscape of local artistic communities by creating a dialogue between the collective conscious and the individual voice.
In each city, #1MPF works with partnering organizations to identify programs or initiatives in each community to support with the proceeds from ticket sales. The goal is to find ways to give directly back to the artists in each community. Supported programs have ranged from educational programming, youth poetry projects, theatre programs in prisons, playwright residencies and memberships, playwrights salaried commissions, community access projects, arts workshops, and other social and artistic initiatives.
Annual partnerships have been created with theaters in over 20 cities including: New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Trenton, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Washington, DC, Baltimore, Boston, Miami, Minneapolis, New York, Seattle, Dallas, Austin, Indianapolis, Anchorage, Honolulu, St. Louis, and more, with partnering institutions like Primary Stages, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, New Georges at New York City Center, Z-Space, A.C.T., Trinity Rep, Victory Gardens Theatre, Cornerstone Theatre Company, The Playwrights Foundation, Boston Playwrights Theatre, Actor’s Express, InterAct Theatre, Mixed Blood, Walking Shadow Theatre, Passage Theatre, Phoenix Theatre, Kitchen Dog Theater, Salvage Vanguard & ScriptWorks, ACT, Perseverance Theatre, Round House Theatre, Honolulu Theatre For Youth, and others.
Notable #1MPF contributors have included: David Henry Hwang, Lynn Nottage, Neil LaBute, Tina Howe, Donald Margulies,Nilaja Sun, Tarell Alvin McCraney, Robert Schenkkan, Lydia Diamond, Phillip Kan Gotanda, Kristoffer Diaz, Rajiv Joseph, Sam Hunter, Karen Hartman, Robert Askins, Colman Domingo, José Rivera, Craig Lucas, Mike Daisey, Greg Kotis, Michael John Garcés, & over 1400 celebrated, emerging, and midcareer playwrights. For more information visit: www.oneminuteplayfestival.com