THE STORIES: In this second portion of 24 HOURS, the plays deal with events taking place during the hours of one P.M. to twelve midnight. Again the range of subjects and people represented is as broad and diverse as the imaginations of the writers involved. Somehow, however, life seems brighter when the “wee hours” have been left behind, and the result is a predominance of humor, much of it offbeat and truly hilarious, although a balance of serious and poignant moments is also provided to leaven the mixture. Again the final result is a unified and yet richly varied program, as absorbing and entertaining as it is uniquely original.
The second half of an integrated program of twenty-four short plays. Here, in the companion piece to 24 HOURS AM, the twelve component plays cover the period of midday to midnight with, again, an amazingly rich and varied mosaic of events and viewpoints represented.
“…The plays not only follow the sun, they follow a winding path of introspection with approaches to the human condition as varied as the visions of the twenty-four playwrights.” —Drama-Logue.
“…Not only highly successful in terms of showcasing diverse styles, moods and playwrights, but highly effective as an organic event.” —The Hollywood Reporter.
“…Thoroughly engaging, and skillfully constructed.” —Los Angeles Herald Examiner.
More information on the first half, 24 Hours AM can be found here.