Third Annual Shortened Attention Span Fest Hosts 22 Original Short Plays 6/4-28

By: Jun. 01, 2009

Less than three months after their sold out Musical Festival, Shortened Attention Span presents The Third Annual Shortened Attention Span Festival. Shortened Attention Span will produce Twenty Two Original Short Plays in four separate programs. This year's festival will feature one act plays by Charles Messina (Cirque Jacqueline) and Pulitzer Prize Nominee Richard Vetere. The festival will run from June 4th to June 28th and will again be held at The Players Loft in The Players Theatre, Thursdays-Sundays (Thursday-Saturday @ 8pm, Sundays @ 3pm)

Tickets are available at , or call 212-352-3101. Tickets are $18.00. You can also call The Players Theatre at 212-475-1449 to confirm availability for tickets at the door on the day of the show.

The First Week: June 4th to June 7th features:

Showcase by: Maxx Brawer, Karl Glusman and Jordan Haynes.

Big Game by: Molly Thomas

Shelter by: James Fauvell

Disembodied Heads By: A.L. Trone

Pornophiles by: J Boyett

Parental Guidance Suggested by: Mim Granahan

The Second Week: June 11th to June 14th features:

Rockaway by: Alan Gordon
Don't Forget to Floss by: Daniel Dickey

The Last Delusion of Sam Francisco by: John DiBenedetto

Run. Run. Stop. by: Stacy Davidowitz.

Happy Sauce by: Ben Lewis

The Third Week: June 18th to June 21st features:

Fugazy by: Charles Messina

Myfacespace by: Walter Thinnes

Invitation to a Beheading by: Joe Kavanagh

Deer Season by: Donald Yonker

Ryders Block by: Alan Gordon

Piece of Property by: Richard Vetere

The Final Week: June 25th to June 28th features:

Cookies Anonymous by: Lauren Macchiarola

Driving Myself There by: Julia Susman

Stop Frontin(G) by: Tim Intravia

The Least Wrong Way by: Warren Schultz

For The Love of Mike by: Deborah A. Vines

Shortened Attention Span was founded in 2007 by Carlo Rivieccio and Christy Benanti to give up-and-coming writers an opportunity to see their plays produced in a professional and affordable setting. Shortened Attention Span produces three yearly festivals: A One-Act Festival, A Horror Festival, and a themed festival. To date, Shortened Attention Span has produced some ninety short plays in its festivals.

Press Reservations or interview inquiries : Please call Michael Martinez, 212-712-7362

For more information on the Festival, please go to:

Location: The Players Theatre
115 MacDougal Street
at Minetta Lane
Subway: A,C,E,B,D,F,V to West 4th Street


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