Genre: Comedy

The 12 featured plays are selected from over 300 blind submissions and produced, directed and performed by members of the permanent ensemble and Collective colleagues. The plays will be published as an anthology.The selected playwrights for the inaugural festival are:Dan Barnhill, Timothy Brady, Greg DePaul, Thomas C. Dunn, William Fowkes, Philip Hall, Dave Hanson, Joseph B. McCarthy, Craig McNulty, Craig Nobbs, David Thigpen, and Matthew K. Weiland.The 12 plays will be presented in rep in two PROGRAMS of 6 plays each.** Buy a $10 ticket to see one program, or buy a $20 ticket to select performances and see all 12 plays.**All programs and cast are subject to change.festival schedulePROGRAM A performs WEDS, OCT 9 @ 7pm + talkbackFRI, OCT 11 @ 7pmSAT, OCT 12 @ 5pm and 9pmSUN, OCT 13 @ 7pmPROGRAM B performsTHUR, OCT 10 @ 7pm + talkbackFRI, OCT 11 @ 9pmSAT, OCT 12 @ 7pmSUN, OCT 13 @ 5pmALL 12 plays may be seen by purchasing a $20 ticket to performances onFRI, OCT 11 @ 7pmSAT, OCT 12 @ 7pmSUN, OCT 13 @ 5pmPROGRAM A - the odds ----------------------------------------------THE EXIT INTERVIEW by Dave HansonDirected by Eddie Kaye Thomas, featuring Nina Mehta and Daniel O'Shea* (This play will NOT appear in the Saturday, Oct 12, 5pm performance of Program A.)MAY FIRST TWENTY ELEVEN by Craig McNultyDirected by Margaret Champagne, featuring Chris Beetem and Swann GruenFAITH ON A TUESDAY by Thomas C. DunnDirected by Robert Z Grant, featuring Dante Alexander and Khalil Muhammad*JOE & BECCA by Greg DePaulDirected by Ellen Burstyn and Jacqueline Knapp, featuring Michael Billingsley* and Victoria Dicce*MORNING IS BROKEN by Craig NobbsDirected by Eddie Kaye Thomas, featuring Booker Garrett and Mike Houston*NO SUGAR by Philip HallDirected by Karen Chamberlain, featuring Margaret Champagne and Chris Sullivan*PROGRAM B - the evens----------------------------------------------BREAKING UP WITH MY MOTHER by Matthew K. WeilandDirected by Sayra Player, featuring Susan Aston* and Dave Hanson*THE BRAZILIAN DILEMMA by William FowkesDirected by Nina Mehta, featuring Karen Chamberlain and Robert Z Grant*BURNT TOAST by Timothy BradyDirected by Mike Houston, featuring Lisa Kicielinski, Rock Kohli and Marc Menchaca*INDEPENDENCE by Dan BarnhillDirected by Elizabeth Kemp, featuring Mike Houston* and Kevin Kane*TURTLE FACE by David ThigpenDirected by Kevin Kane, featuring Patrick Bonck, Swann Gruen, Daniel O'Shea* and Naomi WarnerYOU'RE A CHILD by Joseph B. McCarthyDirected by Booker Garrett and Kevin Kane, featuring Victoria Dicce* and John D'OrnellasA TALKBACK with playwrights and members of the creative team will be held after performances on WEDS, OCT 9 and THUR, OCT 10.

no empty seats

This Collective:10 Festival is presented as part of The Collective’s NO EMPTY SEATS initiative in which up to half the seats for every performance are made available on a FREE and pay-what-you-can basis. This is made possible by our generous donors and patrons. If you cannot afford a ticket, book one for FREE and see the show on us, or just pay-what-you-can at the theater. (Select the "NES Pay What You Can" ticket option above, and book through SmartTix.)*These actors appear courtesy of Actors Equity Association.An Equity-Approved Showcase



Open:   10/12/13
Close:   10/12/13

10/12/13- 5:00
Theater:   The McGinn/Cazale Theater
Address:   2162 Broadway
New York, NY 10024
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