Day 1 Results

One day down, five more days to go, and I do not envy our judges one bit!  The judges for last night's performances were New Dramatists Artistic Director Emily Morse, notable supporter of grantmaking at The New York Community Trust Salem Tsegaye,...

Kick Off Celebration with Lauren Yee!

If someone were to ask if OOB is a week long party, they'd be half right. Yesterday marked the beginning of our 44th Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival, so we invited our Final 30 to drink and be merry...

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...