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Minnesota Shorts Play Festival set for 7:30 p.m Sept. 4-5, 2014 at Mankato West Theater

2013 MN Shorts
2012 MN Shorts
2011 MN Shorts
2010 MN Shorts
2009 MN Shorts


Advance Ticket - Thursday

Advance Ticket - Friday

MN Shorts 2-Day Pass

MN Shorts Student Ticket (College or High School)



Some Drivel for the NSA: Harold and Mark are hired to eavesdrop on potential terrorists. But with all the spying at the NSA, they are convinced they got stuck spying on average Joes.

Forward Flash: Phaedra responds to an advertisement about a roommate for Roger. Problem is, Roger hasn't placed an ad.

Don't Hang Up: On the eve of being committed to an eating disorder facility, a young girl calls a product hotline for help.

LA 8AM: Chan we change our destiny? Or is our future already written?

Signs: After a fight, Grant's mother makes him hold a sign that declares he not only got into a fight, but lost. Evan stakes his reputation by holding an even more embarrassing sign.

Cat People: Meaghan and Justin have different opinions regarding cats. Is that enough to destroy a relationship?

You're Driving Me Crazy: Can a teenage girl break away from her smartphone long enough to learn how to drive?


Management Material: When Thomas is called into his boss' office, is he in trouble or in line for a promotion?

Merry Miserable: When Donna read's Betty Merry's Christmas letter, we learn that being merry is a mission in perspective.

You Ruined My Flu: The best time in your life to get the flu is when your kids are grown and gone. The only thing that can get in the way is your kids coming back to help you get well.

Girls Now-a-days: A family learns that the definition of "family" isn't all it's cracked up to be.

Sleeping (Or Something Like It) Under the Stars: For Patty, camping under the stars is romantic. For Brendan, it's pure torture.

The Third Horseman: The Third Horseman of the Apocalypse gallops into a befuddled innkeeper and his daughter.

The Dog Park: A chance meeting of two very different personalities takes a surprising turn when there is an unexpected connection at the dog park.

Elder Pole: Several people come to take a poll on elderly fitness. But a typo has ended up with them coming to a pole-dancing class for the elderly. 

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Congratulations to Friday's 2013 Best of the Fest winner - "Dream a Little Dream" by James Grob


Congratulations to 2013 Thursday Best of the Fest winner "Wiener Dog Worries" by Ruth Furan


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 15 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