The 24 Hour Plays on Broadway announced today additional cast members, playwrights, and directors for its anticipated annual production at American Airlines Theater on November 14, 2016.
The intensive theatrical endeavor brings together distinguished professionals from across the nation’s entertainment industry to write, direct, and perform six original plays within 24 hours.
Proceeds from the one-night-only performance will benefit the Company’s program supporting theater professionals 25 and under-The 24 Hour Plays: Nationals.
New cast members include: Daveed Diggs (Hamilton); Jenna Ushkowitz (Glee); Tracie Thoms (Rent); Paul Schneider (Parks and Recreation); Raúl Castillo (Looking); Aasif Mandvi (The Daily Show);Olivia Washington (The Butler); Russell Jones (Ruined); Julie White (The Little Dog Laughed); Anson Mount (Hell on Wheels); and Ukweli Roach (Blindspot). In addition, The 24 Hour Plays on Broadway also announced, for the first time, the directors who will participate in the event: Dick Scanlan, Carolyn Cantor, Patricia McGregor, Elena Araoz and Lee Sunday Evans. Christopher Oscar Peña will also join as one of the six playwrights for the evening.
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