Long Island City's The Secret Theatre will present 22 new short plays in a One Act Play festival that runs for three weeks in the month of April, with a different selection of plays presented each week.

Audiences will vote on their favorites, and the top 16 will perform April 25 and 26. The top eight of those will perform on Saturday, April 27th, where winners in the Playwright/Director/Actor and Actress categories will be announced. 

Plays include works by Susan Barsky, Maggie Carr, Joshua Cohen, Edward Cress, Peggy Dougherty, Brian Doyle, Jessica Fleitman, F.J. Hartland, Thomas Heine, Steven Korbar, Johm Lane, Janet Lawler, Mark Harvey Levine, Barbara Lindsay, David MacGregor, Nina Mansfield, Camilla Maxwell, Corey Pajka, Duncan Pflaster, Mary Steelsmith, Nora Vetter and  Paul Weissman.

Shows run on Thursday, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m.