The Hippodrome Theatre, celebrating 45 years as North Central Florida’s only professional theatre, presents the 24 Hour Play Project showcase, a series of 8 plays created from scratch in just 24 hours, on Sunday, June 10, at 6 p.m.
The 24 Hour Play Project, spearheaded by Hippodrome Company Member Stephanie Lynge, is a first of it’s kind endeavor, bringing Gainesville’s theatre community together, to create plays based on a series of prompts and requirements, in only 24 hours.
The project features Gainesville playwrights: Esteban Alvarez III, Michael Presley Bobbitt, Deborah Dickey, Jane Edwards, Sloane Henry, Gregg Jones, Chuck Lipsig and Charlie Mitchell. These playwrights will be given all they need to know 24 hours before showtime, and the next morning the directors and actors see the script for the first time and begin to prepare for the performance at 6 p.m.
The local directors who will bring the playwrights words to life are Lola Bond, Steven H. Butler, Gabrielle Byam, Susan Christophy, Matt Lindsay, Sara Morsey, Mikell Pinkney and David Young.
Reserve your seats to Gainesville’s first ever 24 Hour Play Project at thehipp.org or call the Box Office 12noon-8pm Tuesday through Sunday.