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Best of Playground 19

Join us for our 19th annual showcase of the best short plays by the Bay Area's best new writers. 

Reading Babar in 2070 by Rachel Bublitz
Directed by Rebecca J. Ennals

Someone by Genne Murphy
Directed by Jeffrey Lo

Preapocalyptica by Erin Marie Panttaja
Directed by Katja Rivera

Art and Tech by Kirk Shimano
Directed by Jon Tracy

Frankenstein's Grandmother by Steven Westdahl
Directed by Tracy Ward

Cratchit by Davern Wright
Directed by Jim Kleinmann

This year’s Best of PlayGround ensemble includes: Michael Barrett Austin, Millie DeBenedet, Melissa Ortiz, Michael Phillis, Stephanie Prentice, Lindsey Marie Schmeltzer, and Jomar Tagatac.

Special Events:
Opening Night - Sat May 9 8pm
June Anne Baker Prize Night - Sat May 16 8pm
Pay-What-You-Can - Every Thu 8pm
Playwright Post-Show Talks - Sundays, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24

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