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May 29, 2020

Big art, small package: Tiny plays offered to stage at home

  • Theaters commission playwrights to write a new micro-work. Those plays are then offered free online so people can perform at home.
    AP Entertainment Writer

    NEW YORK — The task facing playwright Tito Livas was intense: Write a new play in a few days that could be read alone or aloud with friends. Don’t worry if it’s too crazy. Oh, and make it 10 minutes or less.

    Livas is part of a national initiative called “Play at Home,” a push by not-for-profit theater companies from New York to California to keep people connected to live theater. He wrote about insects and the good work they do.

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