The Fifth Avenue Theater of New York is returning for a live performance in October 2021, in Midtown!  Seeking short plays (no more than 10 pp/minutes), from playwrights from across the five boroughs and Long Island. Also seeking monologues (no more than 4pp/minutes). Musicals welcome! One submission per playwright. No submission fee. Please include name, address, telephone number and email address on your submission. We do not produce your work, we provide a venue for you to present actors performing your play. There are no costs involved for anyone. Seeking actors and directors, too! Deadline: August 30. 2021. Email: 

The Theater Projects New Play Reading Program presents two plays by two guest playwrights: Sarah J. Congress and Long Island playwright, Cindi Sansone-Braff, winners of the 2021 THINK FAST Fest at The Theater Project.

The readings take place on Saturday, April 10 at 2 pm via Zoom.  The playwrights will be there to discuss their new works.

My Struggle 
by Cindi Sansone-Braff
Set in 1981, the day after the failed assassination attempt of Ronald Reagan by John Hinkley Jr., the Sunnydale Nursing Home celebrates the hundredth birthday of their oldest resident, Dr. Abraham Kasper. A holocaust survivor, Dr. Kasper takes a disturbing trip down memory lane, as he laments the dire consequences of not listening to divine guidance.

A Thanksgiving to Remember
By Sarah Congress
Will we ever forget the holidays when we were coping with COVID-19?

The program is free, but you must register to attend.  Click on the link to register:

2nd Act Players’ 2021 New Script Competition

Long Island Playwright, Cindi Sansone-Braff, short play, “To the Zoom and Back,” is featured in this Zoom play competition, along with six other short plays. Cindi will be on a talkback about the play on April 24. Click on the link to purchase tickets: See our shows, talk with our playwrights, April 23-May 2 – 2ND ACT Players ( “To the Zoom and Back,” was in the Think Fast One Act Festival and shared the audience favorite with the play “The World is Lit by Lightning,” by Kevin Brofsky.

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