Lindsay Taub

The “24 Hour Plays” Comes to L.A. to Benefit Urban Arts Partnership

2011-06-28 by Lindsay Taub

On June 18 at the Broad Stage in Santa Monica, Los Angeles was introduced to the New York City phenomenon known as The 24 Hour Plays. In this one of a kind theatre experience that lives for one night only on stage and in the memories of the audience alone, six short plays are written, rehearsed, directed and performed all within a 24-hour timeframe.  The production was brought to the west coast by a host committee which included actors Jennifer Aniston and Billy Crudup, agents and producers.

The primary purpose of the event, despite entertaining an audience that included familiar faces such as Saturday Night Live’s Jason Sudeikis, Ian Gomez (“Cougar Town”), and Minnie Driver (Good Will Hunting), was to raise money for Urban Arts Partnership (Chaired by actress/activist Rosie Perez) as they launch their arts-integrated education programs for Los Angeles public schools. The inaugural Los Angeles performance marked the fifth year that Montblanc has been the presenting sponsor for the 24 Hour Plays, affirming their continued patronage of the arts in New York, and now L.A.

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Tags: Broad Stage, Charity, entertainment, Events, Los Angeles, Pacific Punch, Theatre

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