Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival Reveals 2019 Finalists

The Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival (OOB) has announced the 2019 finalists! OOB is the nation’s leading short play festival.

Beyond playwrights, the Festival has given voice to many emerging directors, performers, and production companies, according to OOB's official website. These 30 finalists will present their plays and musicals at the week-long festival, scheduled to run August 20–24 at the Vineyard's Dimson 15th Street Theatre in New York City. Six winning works will be published and made available for licensing.

Here are the 2019 Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival finalists:

Cluck Deluxe by Bonnie Antosh

The Dark by Serena Berman

Blu eby Emily Hageman

On A String by Lya Nisha R. Gonzalez

Winne rby Amy Berryman

A Rare Bird by Bella Poynton

Partner Of –by Rachael Carnes

Webster's Bitch by Jacqueline Bircher

All of the Everything by Alayna Jacqueline

The War Show by Lindsey Griffith

Mama Won’t Stay Dead by Charlotte Higgins

CrossTalk by Eliana Pipes

The Garden of Eden, on a Beautiful Day by Emily J. Daly

Stay for Dinner by Becky McLaughlin

Last Girls Trip by Dusty Noval


Where the Fireworks Come From by Michael Pisaturo

Bunkmates by Jeff Ronan

End of the Line by Howard Ho (Book), Chris Edgar (Lyrics), Kristen Rea

Gun Play by Dale Dunn

Eight Twenty-Eight by Kevin Rich

Perfectly Normal by J. Joseph Cox

There's Room on Top by Richard Sebastian-Coleman

Tidwell, or the Plantation Play by Rodney Witherspoon II

The Bar Mitzvah of Jesus Goldfarb by Andrew R. Heinze

Maybe by Nicholas Vasilios Pappas

A small breach in protocol at Big Rick's Rockin' Skydive Academy by Daniel Hirsch

ROUND by Johnny G. Lloyd

Ground Chuck by Benjamin Carr

Blanche in a Wheelchair by Aaron Leventman