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Join us for the 2018 MN Shorts Play Festival's 10th Anniversary Show

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Join us for our 10th Anniversary MN Shorts Play Festival show Sept. 6-7, 2018, where we will feature 14 of the best short plays from our first nine years.

The winners are:
Fighting Mr. Right by Barbara Lindsay
A Very Lovely Dress by D. Richard Tucker
The Craft by Andrew Biss
Cat People by Jacob Kempfert
The Full Washington by Amy Hanson and Michael Johnson
Last Words by Philip Kaplan
The Button Pushers by Ruben Carbajal
Merry Frugal Christmas by Greg Abbott
Encore by Joseph Hendren
The Pit of Destruction by D.W. Surine
The Third Horseman by Ross Peter Nelson
Suicide by Punchbowl by Whitney Rowland
Dream a Little Dream by James Grob
The Prodigal Cow by Mark Harvey Levine

For the big 10th anniversary show, it will be 7:30 p.m. at Mankato West Theater in Mankato.

Congratulations to the 2017 Best of the Fest:

The Pit of Destruction by DW Surine of Inver Grove Heights and

A Merry Frugal Christmas by Greg Abbott of North Mankato.


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