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The First Philadelphia One-Minute Play Festival at InterAct Theatre Company in Philadelphia—Tuesday 30 July 2013

The One-Minute Play Festival & InterAct Theatre Company presented The First Philadelphia One-Minute Play Festival livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Tuesday 30 July 2013 at 5 p.m. PDT (San Francisco) / 7 p.m. CDT (Chicago) / 8 p.m. EDT (Philadelphia).
 
To participate in the online conversation use Twitter hashtags #1MPF#howlround when you search and tweet, and follow @InterActThtrCo@DominicDAndrea and @HowlRoundTV. If you're attending or hosting a watch party for this livestreaming event, share the news.
 
After a year of community and consensus building workshop sessions with the Philadelphia artistic community, the First Philadelphia One-Minute Play Festival will be the result of a year long collaboration between InterAct Theatre Company and NY-based company, The One-Minute Play Festival. One half of the proceeds from which will benefit the fledgling The Philadelphia New Play Initiative.
 
One-minute plays by nearly fifty established and emerging Philadelphia playwrights were commissioned for this event, and were developed with OMPF’s playmaking process.
 
Featuring brand new one-minute plays by:
Ian August, P. Seth Bauer, Barbara Bellman, BJ Burton, Joe Byers, Jim Christy, Joy Cutler, William DiCanzio, Paula Diehl, Alex Dremann, Quinn Eli, Jeremy Gable, Jacqueline Goldfinger, Brian Grace-Duff, Katharine Clark Gray, Lindsay Harris-Friel, Warren Hoffman, Michael Hollinger, Ken Kaissar, Arden Kass, Sharon Kling, Julia Lopez, Sarah Mantell, Kathryn Petersen, David Robson, Jackie Ruggiero, John Stanton, Samuel Toll, Walt Vail, Nick Wardigo, David Strattan White, Douglas Williams, A. Zell Williams, Kimmika Williams-Witherspoon, Robin Rodriguez, Mark Costello, Bill D’Agostino, Annie Such, Sara Madden, Chris Davis, Kate Brennan, Elizabeth Scanlon, Wally Zialcita, and Seth Rozin.
 
Directed by:
Daniel Student, Nicholas Gray, Seth Reichgott, Liam Castellan, Meghann Williams, Tina Brock,  Terry Brennan, Noah Herman, and Michael Durkin.
 
Curated by:
OMPF Producing Artistic Director, Dominic D’Andrea.

The One-Minute Play Festival (OMPF) is an NYC-based theater company, founded by Dominic D’Andrea, which works in partnership with theaters who share playwright or community-specific missions across the country. OMPF creates local playwright-focused community events, using a specific playmaking process, with the goal of promoting the spirit of radical inclusion by representing the culture of playwrights of different age, gender, race culture, and points of career. OMPF attempts to reflect the theatrical landscape of local artistic communities by creating a dialogue between the collective conscious and the individual voice. OMPF is the only major American One-Minute Play Festival, and has developed a specific methodology and ideology for one-minute playmaking and community engagement.
 
InterAct is a theater for today’s world, dedicated to commissioning, developing and producing new and contemporary plays that explore the social, political and cultural issues of our time. Currently celebrating its 25th Anniversary season, InterAct is the Philadelphia region’s leading producer of new plays.
 
About HowlRound TV
HowlRound TV is a global, commons-based peer produced, open access livestreaming and video archive project stewarded by HowlRound, a knowledge commons by and for the theatre, arts, and cultural community. The channel is at howlround.tv and is a free and shared resource for live events and performances relevant to the world's live arts fields. Its mission is to break geographic isolation, promote resource sharing, and to develop our knowledge commons collectively. Follow and use hashtag #howlround in Twitter to participate in a community of peers revolutionizing the flow of information, knowledge, and access in our field. Our community uses the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY 4.0). You can become a producer and co-produce with us. Learn more by going to our participate page. For any other queries, contact @HowlRound on Twitter, email tv@howlround.com, or call Vijay Mathew at +1 917.686.3185 Signal/WhatsApp. View the video archive of past events.

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