MN Shorts will have an in-person festival this year Sept. 9-10 at Lincoln Community Theater

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Your donations will be used to fund the Best of the Fest award -- giving $100 each night to the best short play in the festival. Donate any amount and help support local theatre and ORIGINAL plays.


The Minnesota Shorts Play Festival will be 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 9 and 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 10 at Lincoln Community Theater, 110 Fulton St., Mankato.

The short scripts this year will be:
Studio Session 1B by Sarah Olson
Going to Hickory Forks by Jan Hughes
1,000 Words by Frank Shima
Shadows by JJ McConnell
10 Minutes Until Christmas by Brian Vinero
Burning Airlines by Rueben Carbajal
Jill Takes a Leap by Scott Mullen
Splitting Hares by Brett Hursey
A Case of Anxiety by Mark Harvey Levine
Epiphany by David MacGregor
Jeffrey vs. Mr. Freeze by Philip Kaplan
Our one-minute plays are:
Buff by Scott Mullen
Dinner Four Two by DW Surine
Double Dip by JJ McConnell
On the Side by Matt David
Straws by Greg Abbott
The Order by Mark Harvey Levine
The Vlodcast by Matt David
At the Gym by Daryl Hrdlicka
Huzzah by Lindsy Gibb
Whippersnappers by Alicia Bayer


Our Mission
The goal of Minnesota Shorts is to bring short play festivals to Minnesota and make theater accessible to a wider audience. All plays are 10 minutes or less.

If you have any questions regarding the festival send it to:

If Questions, call:

  Daytime phone: 507-934-8133

Evening Phone: 507-420-1881