7th Inning Stretch

Hoboken, NJ is the birthplace of baseball, and since 2003, MST has commissioned playwrights to write short works about America’s favorite pastime, resulting in 54 plays finding their way onto stages across America, and many published in The Baseball Plays by Playscripts, Inc.


2016: The 12th Annual 7th Inning Stretch

 

Featuring work by Suzanne Bradbeer, Bekah Brunstetter, Eric Conger, Oded Gross, John Kolvenbach, Robert Lyons, and Lia Romeo.

 


2013: The 11th Annual 7th Inning Stretch

7th Inning Stretch - 2013

Featuring work by Brooke Berman (Helen Merrill Award Winner), Eric Conger (Walnut Street Theatre), Edith Freni (Steppenwolf Theatre), Jay Koepke (O’Neill National Playwrights Finalist), Neil LaBute (Broadway, Reasons to Be Pretty), Jon Marans (Pulitzer Finalist), and Mat Smart (McKnight Advancement Grant).


2012: The 10th Annual 7th Inning Stretch

7th Inning Stretch - 2012

Featuring work by Peter Ackerman, Emmy-winning writer John Ford Noonan, Jefferson Award-winner Jeffrey Sweet, Tommy Nohilly, multi-award winning playwright Ken Weitzman, Helen Merrill Playwriting award winner Deborah Zoe Laufer, and Josh Levine.


2011: The 9th Annual 7th Inning Stretch

7th Inning Stretch - 2011

Featured new work by Jenny Lyn Bader, Brian Dykstra, Michael Jon Garces, Alex Gherardi, Matthew Lawler, Raymond McAnally, and Candido Tirado.


2010: The 8th Annual 7th Inning Stretch

7th Inning Stretch - 2010

Featured new work by Constance Congdon, Andrew Dolan, Richard Dresser, Lisa Huberman, David Magee, Itamar Moses, and Chris O’Connor.


2009: The 7th Annual 7th Inning Stretch

7th Inning Stretch - 2009

Featured new work by William Burton Henline, Rand Higbee, Robin Rice Lichtig, Jay Rehak, Donna Spector, Heather Woodbury, and Anna Ziegler.


2008: The 6th Annual 7th Inning Stretch

7th Inning Stretch - 2008

For the 6th Stretch we presented a selection of favorite baseball plays from years past, called The All-Star Edition.


2007: The 5th Annual 7th Inning Stretch

7th Inning Stretch - 2007

Featured new work by Stuart Flack, Joseph Gallo, Demetra Kareman, Sunil Kuruvilla, Neil Labute, Ellen Margolis, and Dominic Taylor.


2006: The 4th Annual 7th Inning Stretch

7th Inning Stretch - 2006

Featured new work by Karen Hartman, Jiffy Ieun, Sunil Kuruvilla, Jenny Levison, Eduardo Machado, Brett Williams, and Craig Wright.


2005: The 3rd Annual 7th Inning Stretch

7th Inning Stretch - 2005

Featured new work by Mike Batistick, Steven Dietz, Richard Dresser, Dano Madden, Melanie Marnich, Rogelio Martinez, and Theresa Rebeck.


2004: The 2nd Annual 7th Inning Stretch

7th Inning Stretch - 2004

Featured new work by Anthony Clarvoe, Michael John Garcés, Peter Hanrahan, Elisabeth Karlin, Warren Leight, Katt Lissard, and Saïd Saryrafiezedeh.


2003: The 1st Annual 7th Inning Stretch

7th Inning Stretch - 2003

Featured new work by Lee Blessing, Stephen Gnoweski, Ann Noble, Charlie Peters, Steven Sapp and Gamal Gasten, Crystal Skillman, and Craig Wright.