The 44th OOB Finalists

The Samuel French staff has read through hundreds of excellent play submissions, and we are happy to announce our Final 30 Playwrights. Thank you to every playwright who submitted their work this year.  Please join us congratulating this year's finalists. Bonnie Antosh...

Submissions are Open for OOB 2019!

Submissions for our 44th season of the Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival are now open!  I know, I know, you're probably wondering, "wasn't it August just yesterday?" Technically, no, but it feels like it wasn't long ago that we were...

Saturday Finals Results

It feels as if this week came and went in a blink, doesn't it? Just like that we completed another successful OOB Festival, and it was only possible with the collaboration of so many people. First, thank you to the judges...

Day 4 Results

Last night was an incredible fourth round of performances. Our first session opened with four shows: while two young immigrants practice a dance routine they also learn more about each other in Rae Binstock's Blue Skies; just when Dave is about to forego...

Day 3 Results

Last night was a stunning third round of performances. Our first session opened with three shows: we are guided through the life of entertainer Josephine Baker as she rises to international stardom in Zakiya Iman Markland's La Négrophilie: A Story Based on The...

Day 2 Results

Last night was an incredible second round of performances. Our first session opened with three shows: a mother and daughter try hanging a Japanese windsock called koinobori in their backyard to near disastrous results in Timothy Huang's Koi Story; two women avoid...