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24 Sep 2019 to 28 Oct 2019
24 Sep 2019 to 28 Oct 2019
When
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 to Monday, October 28, 2019
Where
Lee Strasberg Institute.
Marylin Monroe Theatre
West Hollywood.
7936 Santa Monica Blvd., CA 90046
United States
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Short+Sweet Hollywood 2019

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Short+Sweet - the biggest little festival in the world, returns to the Marylin Monroe Theatre at the Lee Strasberg Institute in West Hollywood, from September 24 - October 28, 2019!

This year's categories are Theatre, Latino and LGBTQ Theatre, Dance and 10 minute Film. Please join us for regular events in the Actor's lounge, like and follow us on social media and stay tuned to this page for more announcements. 

On behalf of my artistic team, we look forward to welcoming writers, directors and performers to share their talents with us, as well as our audience, to experience these stories and a festival like no other!

Hooray for Hollywood!

Nick Hardcastle.

Festival Director

Short+Sweet Hollywood 

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FULL FESTIVAL PROGRAM ANNOUNCED!!!

  1. Congratulations to all the successful writers and directors who have been selected to particpate in this year's Shorrt+Sweet Hollywood! In our theatre programs this year we have divided each strand in to groups named after iconic Hollywood stars. Our Open English Language Theatre program is represented by Charlie Chaplin, Barbara Stanwyck, Bette Davis and Cary Grant. Our Latino Theatre section is represented by iconic Latino artists Ricardo Montalban, Rita Moreno, Anthony Quinn and Delores Del Rio. Our LGBTQ+ Live! Program is represented by Judy Garland and Marlene Dietrich. 


    Search for the plays that you wanrt to see under their group name and then buy a ticket to the group session - or buy a festival pass and go and see them all!


    Below is the FULL THEATRE PROGRAM;


    OPEN THEATRE


    CHAPLIN


    FULL FRONTAL


    Written by Andrew Cervantes


    Directed by Ashley Karp


     


    RIVER’S MESSAGE


    Written by Conrad Panganiban


    Directed by Josette Eales


     


    VD


    Written by Pete Malicki


    Directed by Lisa Eismen


     


    STEW


    Written by K. Alexa Mavromatis


    Directed by Anthony O’Donohue


     


    STOPOVER


    Written by Wayne Timms


    Directed by John Fingal O’Donnell


     


    DEAD GIRLS. A COMEDY.


    Written by Lesley Scammell


    Directed by Sabrina Jaglom


     


    SLEEP LIKE THE DEAD


    Written by Ian Boisvert


    Directed by Tigran Mutafyan


     


    JUDAS ISCARIOT’S DAY OFF


    Written by David MacGregor


    Directed by Taji Coleman


     


    FOUR


    Written by Tristan Lutze


    Directed by Mariana Lopez


     


    DATING THROUGH THE DECADES


    Written by Ken Levine


    Directed by Kimberly Cooper


     


     


    STANWYCK


     


    MOMENTO MORI


    Written by Jonathan Cook


    Directed by Colin Borden


     


    THE LULLABY


    Written by Joe Bergin


    Directed by Lucy Vico


     


    BEST SERVED


    Written by Annette Roman


    Directed by Lorena Gordon


     


    THIS HUNGRY CHURCHYARD


    Written by Sebastian Munoz


    Directed by Jonathan Josephson


     


    AFTER YOU


    Written by Steven Dietz


    Directed by Peter Kors


     


    THE ASSOCIATION


    Written & Directed by Narmar Hannah


     


    BURY THE CAT


    Written & Directed by Valentina Tammaro


     


    BLANK SLATE


    Written & Directed by Daliya Habib


     


    GOD ON THE COUCH


    Written & Directed by Dan O’Day


     


    HAPPY BIRTHDAY, HELEN


    Written & Directed by Karen Ways


     


     


    DAVIS


     


    THE HOLD UP


    Written by Greg Gould


    Directed by Kalee St Clair


     


    A ROOM WITHOUT A VIEW


    Written & Directed by Gerald Fillmore


     


    A CUP OF TEA


    Written by Helena Cerny


    Directed by Pavel Cerny


     


    MY BAD


    Written & Directed by Alex Peurye


     


    ANTI SOCIAL MEDIA


    Written by Julie Barnett


    Directed by Christine Nguyen


     


    THE FORGOTTEN PLACE


    Written by Jeff Locker


    Directed by Lindsay Frame


     


    SUPERPOSITION


    Written by Clifford Keen


    Directed by Shane Connor


     


    SMART JIMMY SLOW BOB


    Written by Greg Gould


    Directed by Jessica Aquilla Cumerman


     


    ON THE CROSS BRONX


    Written by Victoria Daly


    Directed by Emily Laue


     


    MARGOT’S BENCH


    Written by Lindsay Brown


    Directed by Rebecca Smee


     


    HORNY! THE MUSICAL


    Written & Directed by Katherine King


     


     


    GRANT


     


    FOR RENT


    Written by Lolly Ward


    Directed by Meaghan Davies


     


    LENNY, YOU SLAY ME


    Written by Gordon Williams


    Directed by Adam Taylor


     


    GROWN


    Written by Corey Howe


    Directed by Soda Persi


     


    TRUE TO YOU


    Written by Nicky Denovan


    Directed by Gia Carides


     


    THE BEACH


    Written by Ashleigh Hook


    Directed by Rich Martinez


     


    BEARD-O!


    Written & Directed by Alejandro Heiber


     


    SATURDAY NIGHT HOLLYWOOD, SUNDAY MORNING ARMENIA


    Written by Alex Broun


    Directed by Diana C. Zollicoffer


     


    PLAY IT AGAIN, SIRI


    Written & Directed by Ken Levine


     


    FOR JEFFREY


    Written by Andy Goldberg


    Directed by Jason Weiss


     


    I AM YOUR GURU


    Written by Daniel Fletcher


    Directed by Arden Pryor


     


     


    LATINO THEATRE


     


    MONTALBAN


    PERRO AMOR


    ALPERRO


    Written by Lupe Gehrenbeck


    Directed by Paloma Lopez


     


    THE FRUIT FLIES


    Written by Susannah Rodriguez Drissi


    Directed by Jazmin Aguilar


     


    TSWAT LA


    Written by Paco Jose Madden


    Directed by Rich Martinez


     


    APA'S GIRL


    Written by Elvia Susana Rubalcava


    Directed by Rosa Navarrete


     


    MEMORIAL


    Written by Antonio Miniño


    Directed by Elena Campbell-Martinez


     


    AL AMANECER


    Written by Franky D. Gonzalez


    Directed by Donna Wheeler


     


    LIMBO IMPROV SHOW


    Written & Directed by


    Caro Cappiello


     


    DEL RIO


     


    LAS ESPOSAS


    Written by Fernando Castro


    Directed by Moses Norton


     


    DON'T EVER GET OLD


    Written by Myrna Aguilar


    Directed by Carlos Carrasco


     


    A ESO VINE


    Written by Jesús González Dávila


    Directed by Gerardo Gutierrez


    Adapted by Tierra Blanca Theater Company


     


    ROSA


    Written by Ruben Mendive


    Directed by Ana Lydia Monaco


     


    FÉNIX


    Written by Diana Burbano


    Directed by Renee Madrigal


     


    SOMOS MAMÍFEROS


    Written by Luz Estrada


    Directed by Jhonatan Tabares


     


    QUINN


     


    EDIPO CLOWN


    Written by Carolina Mejia


    Directed by Kryzz Gautier


     


    THE RIGHT TO LIFE


    Written by Shanelle Garcia


    Directed by Daniela Naranjo


     


    CARLOTTA LEARNS TO WHISTLE


    Written by Josie Nericcio


    Directed by Grace Serrano


     


    MY SISTERS


    Written by Andrew Cervantes


    Directed by Adalgiza Chemountd


    CHOPPED PIG


    Written by Nathalia Hencker


    Directed by Yaniv Waisman


     


    ARE YOU REAL? (BE A MEXICAN)


    Written & Directed by


    Elysa Gomez


     


     


    MORENO


     


    ATENEA


    written & directed by


    Susannah Rodriguez Drissi


     


    THE TRUTH OF BONES


    written & directed by


    Joe Luis Cedillo


     


    NOCHE DE BODA


    written by Claudia Duran


    directed by Teddy Alexis Rodriguez, PhD


     


    REMAINS OF A NATION


    written & directed by


    Natalia Lazarus


     


    MARTHA ME TIENES HARTA


    written & directed by


    Eduardo Ivan Muñoz


     


    COMO LAS CUCARACHAS EN VERANO


    written by Carlos Perez


    directed by Lara Vacas


     


     


    LGBTQ+ LIVE!


    GARLAND


     


    THE DIARY


    Written & Directed by


    Thomas J. Misuraca


     


    SWEET SHE


    Written by Jeff Locker


    Directed by Cynthia Levin


     


    BABE


    Written by Andrew Cervantes


    Directed by Ashley Karp


     


    EDWARD AND GAVESTON


    Written by David Brendan Hopes


    Directed by Pavel Cerny


     


    A CASE OF CURIOSITY


    Written & Directed by


    Jurni Rayne


     


    2020


    Written & Directed by


    Patrick Darab Hartigan


     


    HOW DID EDWARD LOSE HIS ACCENT?


    Written & Directed by


    Teddy Alexis Rodriguez, PhD


     


    ANY PORT


    Written & Directed by


    Michael Narkunski


     


    POSEIDON WHAT AILS YOU?


    Written by Dallas Bancroft


    Directed by John Fingal O'Donnell


     


    PERFECT


    Written by Josh Levine


    Directed by Arden Pryor


     


    DREAMIN': THE HIGHS TO THE J-LOWS


    Written by Jason DePuy & Jeff Witzke


    Directed by Jeff Witzke


     


    DIETRICH


     


    WAIT... LET'S HAVE FUN!


    Written & Directed by


    Tim Murray


     


    SWEET HE


    Written by Jeff Locker


    Directed by Jeffrey Reddick


     


    FROM THE BEGINNING


    Written & Directed by


    Patrick Hurley


     


    LA MUJER DEL ESPEJO


    Written by Shanelle Garcia


    Directed by Gabriela Revilla Lugo


     


    A SUPPORTIVE WIFE SUPPORTS HER WIFE


    Written by Rex McGregor


    Directed by Ann James


     


    ROLE MODEL


    Written & Directed by


    Jackie Loeb


     


    WHERE DO YOU PLAN TO SPEND ETERNITY?


    Written & Directed by


    Nick Atkinson


     


    BATH STORY


    Written by Kerr Lordygan


    Directed by Gary Lamb


     


    SHE


    Written by Maura Pierlot


    Directed by Zoey Rose


     


    VANCIE THAT!


    Written & Directed by


    Vancie Vega


     


    PALM SPRING'S BREAK


    Written & Directed by


    Ryan O'Connor