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Gi60: International One Minute Theatre Festival Announces 2017 US Edition

The annual Gi60: International One-Minute Theatre Festival, hosted by Brooklyn College's Department of Theater, and Leeds University in the United Kingdom will celebrate its 13th year by offering 150 original plays in three international locations, including Brooklyn College, Leeds University in the U.K., and the Hagley Theatre School in Christchurch, New Zealand.

The 50 one-minute plays performed at Brooklyn College's New Workshop Theater will be brought to life by an ensemble cast of current acting students, alumni, faculty and professional guest artists. From an annual submission pool of nearly 1,000 plays, this year's selection includes authors from England to Australia, and Los Angeles to Toronto. The event will be live-streamed, and all plays will be filmed and posted in late August on the Gi60 YouTube channel, and linked through the Gi60 site,

Brooklyn College's performances will be held in the New Workshop Theater, accessible from the last stop of the #2 and #5 trains at Flatbush Avenue/Brooklyn College.

Admission is $15.00 regular, $12 for seniors and $10 for students with ID. All proceeds will benefit the Gi60 U.S./U.K. Collaboration Award, a scholarship given to theater students who embody the spirit of collaboration.

Gi60 International One-Minute Theatre Festival: 50 new plays

June 8, 9 and 10 at 8 p.m.

New Workshop Theater, Whitman Hall, Brooklyn College,
2900 Bedford Ave.

For reservations, call 718.951.4500 or visit

Brooklyn College is an innovative urban institution with a history of more than 80 years of academic excellence. With over 17,000 students enrolled in 120 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the humanities, social, behavioral and natural sciences, education, business and the arts, the college is renowned for its rigorous academics, diverse student body, award-winning faculty, and highly affordable tuition. Located on a beautifully landscaped 35-acre campus, Brooklyn College offers a rich student life within an urban environment.

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