PlayGround & The 24 Hour Plays present

A 25th Season Gala Celebration

September 17, 2018
Berkeley Rep’s Roda Theatre
8pm-10pm (VIP Pre-Show Reception at 6:30pm)


Join us for a special one-night celebration of PlayGround’s 25th Season Opening and the launch of a bold new partnership with The 24 Hour Plays, featuring original ten-minute plays written by some of PlayGround’s distinguished playwright alumni – Victoria Chong Der, Ruben Grijalva, Garret Jon Groenveld, Aaron Loeb, Katie May, and Marisela Treviño Orta, and with special musical guests The Kilbanes! Featured performers (as of 9/13/18) include: Rinabeth Apostol*, Julia Brothers*, David Cramer*, Tristan Cunningham*, Dodds Delzell*, Nora el Samahy*, Douglas B. Giorgis*, Cindy Goldfield*, Amy Hargreaves*, Daryl Anthony Harper, Gwen Loeb*, Brady Morales-Woolery*, Lisa Morse*, Joseph Patrick O’Malley*, Stephanie Prentice*, Cathleen Riddley*, Louel Senores, Howard Swain*, JW Walker*, Pamela Gaye Walker*, Reggie D. White*, and Aaron Wilton*. Directors are: San Francisco Playhouse Producing Director Susi Damilano, Britney Frazier, PlayGround Artistic Director Jim Kleinmann, Jeffrey Lo, Aurora Theatre Company Artistic Director Tom Ross, and Becca Wolff. Performance-only tickets are $50 ($25 for students) and tickets to the performance and VIP pre-show reception are $100-$500. All proceeds benefit PlayGround’s 25th season and award-winning playwright incubator programs.
* Member, Actors’ Equity Association.

Unable to attend? Please support our 25th Season Celebration with a tax-deductible contribution!

Prices & Packages

General Admission (performance only): $50 ($0 tax-deductible)
General Admission-Student (perf. only): $25 ($0 tax-deductible)
General Admission (perf. & VIP reception): $100 ($0 tax-deductible)
Preferred Seating (perf. & VIP reception): $250 ($150 tax-deductible)
Host (perf., VIP reception, after-show gathering): $500 ($400 tax-deductible)

General Admission 4-Pack: $360 (10% savings; $0 tax-deductible)
Preferred 4-Pack: $800 (20% savings; $400 tax-deductible)
Host 25-Club 4-Pack: $2,500 (25% savings; 4 Host tickets + $1,000 Fund-a-Need pledge; $2,100 tax-deductible)

Victoria Chong Der
Ruben Grijalva
Garret Jon Groenveld
Aaron Loeb
Katie May
Marisela Treviño Orta
Rinabeth Apostol*
Julia Brothers*
David Cramer*
Tristan Cunningham*
Dodds Delzell*
Nora el Samahy*
Douglas B. Giorgis*
Cindy Goldfield*
Amy Hargreaves*
Daryl Anthony Harper
Gwen Loeb*
Brady Morales-Woolery*
Lisa Morse*
Joseph Patrick O'Malley*
Stephanie Prentice*
Cathleen Riddley*
Louel Senores
Howard Swain*
JW Walker*
Pamela Gaye Walker*
Reggie D. White*
Aaron Wilton*
Susi Damilano
Britney Frazier
Jim Kleinmann
Jeffrey Lo
Tom Ross
Becca Wolff
(L-R) Melvign Badiola and Karen Offereins in Victoria Chong Der's GRACED, from The Potrero Nuevo Project at Potrero Stage. Photo:
(L-R) Christian Haines and Jomar Tagatac in Ruben Grijalva's VALUE OVER REPLACEMENT, part of the 2016 PlayGround Festival of New Works at Potrero Stage. Photo:
(L-R) John Walker and Pamela Gaye Walker in Garret Jon Groenveld's THE EMPTY NESTERS, part of the 2015 PlayGround Festival of New Works at Potrero Stage. Photo:
(L-R) Velina Brown and Mark Anderson Phillips from Aaron Loeb's ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S BIG GAY DANCE PART at San Francisco Playhouse. Photo: Zabrina Tipton.
(L-R) Steven Westdahl and Lisa Morse in Katie May's ABOMINABLE, part of the 2016 PlayGround Festival of New Works at Potrero Stage. Photo:
(From Upper Left): Jaime Ann Romero, Triney Sandoval, Nancy Rodriguez, Carlo Albán, Vilma Silva, Armando McClain in Marisela Treviño Orta’s THE RIVER BRIDE at Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Photo: Jenny Graham.
(L-R) Dan Moses, Kate Kilbane and Julia Brothers in The Kilbanes’ WEIGHTLESS at Z Space. Photo: Julie Schuchard.
(L-R) Kate Kilbane and Dan Moses of The Kilbanes. Photo: Emily Sevin.