America’s Short Play Festival returns in 2018

Thursday, May 31 - Sunday, July 1

Featuring the best brand-new ten-minute plays and musicals in the country! Summer Shorts 2018 is a yearly theatrical celebration that showcases the diversity of Miami through a 90-minute program of new comedies, dramas, and mini-musicals. Don’t miss this season’s fun-filled collection of plays from the country’s best writers, starring a company of South Florida theatre all-stars!

This year’s lineup includes*:

Ailurphobia by Scott Gibson
The fur flies when a couple enjoying a purrfectly romantic evening wind up at the mercy of Jinx the cat!

The Almost In-Laws
Lyrics & Book by Greg Edwards

Music by Andy Roninson
Des has to introduce his fiancée Jennifer to his parents, and they’re, well… different.

Bedtime by Steve Yockey
After years of terror, Violet has reached the breaking point and decides to trap her stalker using clueless pal Julie as bait!

Bloodbath at the Fillmore by Audrey Cefaly
Max Jones, a popular writer in the midst of a midlife crisis is late for a reading at the Fillmore, creating havoc all around, and doesn’t really care. Until he does.

Covenant (…or bagels and butchery) by Ken Weitzman
A mixed married couple has last-minute doubts about faith, their infant son’s bris, and the cross-eyed moehl with a sharp knife who has come to perform the cut. What would God do?

Duck by Sheila Cowley
Jan and Bob have a job to do and lots of stuff with history! A comedy about cleaning up, sorting out and finding things worth keeping.

Melto Man and Lady Mantis by Eric Pfeffinger
Two unnatural fiends. One office suite. Because even monsters have meetings, and these taxes aren’t going to files themselves.

One More Time by Mark Harvey Levine
A group of pals are going crazy trapped in a small world…of hell? What to do? There’s no way out! Until suddenly…

Run by Bekah Brunstetter
Frank insists on taking Ellie, his prickly, awkward and non-athletic teenaged daughter out to the track for a run. As they struggle to go the distance, both confront the fears and surprising discoveries of growing up and growing older.

Get your tickets!

The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts
1300 Biscayne Blvd.
Miami, FL 33132

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