The 24 Hour Plays on Broadway

The 24 Hour Plays® bring together extraordinary artists to create time-limited theater around the world. Our flagship show is The 24 Hour Plays on Broadway celebrity gala, now in its 16th year. Each November at the American Airlines Theatre, twenty-four actors, six writers, six directors and a musical guest join together to create six new plays in the span of a single day. Our rotating cast has included Jennifer Aniston, Elizabeth Banks, David Cross, Billy Crudup, Rosario Dawson, Rachel Dratch, America Ferrera, Seth Green, Scarlett Johansson, Ashton Kutcher, James McAvoy, Eva Mendes, Julianne Moore, Tracy Morgan, Rosie Perez, Chris Rock, Andre Royo, Sarah Silverman, Julia Stiles, M. Ward, Naomi Watts, Olivia Wilde and many more. Since 1995, The 24 Hour Plays process has challenged creatives, built vibrant artistic communities and raised millions of dollars for charities around the world.