City Theatre is a professional theatre company in Miami, FL that is celebrating its 21st season of developing and producing new work, specifically in the short play genre. Since its inception, the company has received over 15,000 national script submissions (with over 900 submitted for this season alone) and produced over 400 original short plays by established playwrights and important new voices in the theatre industry. Best known for its award-winning Summer Shorts – America’s Short Play Festival, City Theatre also presents in its annual programming the CityWrights: A Professional Weekend for Playwrights Conference, Island Shorts, free county-wide play readings and the LGBT-themed Shorts Gone Wild Festival. The company fulfills its educational mission with the Short Cuts Educational Tour that introduces students throughout South Florida to (1) the art of theatre, (2) theatre as literature, and (3) theatre as a medium for increasing awareness of and discussing solutions to issues facing society.
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