Marin Theatre Company Hosts WRITE NITE/PLAY DAY 24-Hour Playwriting Festival This Weekend

Marin Theatre Company Hosts WRITE NITE/PLAY DAY 24-Hour Playwriting Festival This Weekend

Marin Theatre Company presents the Write Nite/Play Day 24-Hour Playwriting Festival, featuring high school theater artists from Marin County today, February 7, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 10:00 p.m. (Performance: Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 8:00pm) at the Marin Theatre Company, 397 Miller Avenue, Mill Valley, Calif.

Announcing MTC's first annual 24-Hour Playwriting Festival. High school theater artists from all over Marin County will come together to face the challenge of creating an evening of entirely new plays from blank page to performance in only 24 hours. During the overnight festival, students will write, cast and rehearse these new works, culminating in a final performance at MTC. To participate, teens must sign up before February 1, 2014 (

Participation in the 24-Hour Playwriting Festival (and performance) is FREE of charge. Performance tickets are $5, general admission. For more information, visit, or call (415) 322-6026.

ABOUT MTC: Founded in 1966, Marin Theatre Company is the Bay Area's premier mid-sized theater and the leading professional theater in the North Bay. We produce a six-show season of provocative plays by passionate playwrights from the 20th century and today in our 231-seat main stage theater, as well as a five-show Theater Series for Young Audiences in partnership with the Bay Area Children's Theatre in our 99-seat studio theater. We are committed to the development and production of new plays by American Playwrights, with a comprehensive New Play Program that includes productions of world premieres, two nationally recognized annual playwriting awards, readings and workshops by the nation's best emerging playwrights and membership in the National New Play Network. Our numerous education programs serve more than 6,000 students from over 40 Bay Area schools each year. MTC is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.

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