Brittany Forgler is a funny, likeable, 27-year-old hot mess of a New Yorker whose trashy nightclub adventures and early-morning walks of shame make her late for work every day. But when she stops by a Yelp-recommended doctor’s office in an attempt to score Adderall, Brittany gets handed a series of diagnoses instead—elevated heart rate, high blood pressure … the list goes on. Suddenly forced to get a grip, Brittany laces up her Converse sneakers and runs one sweaty block. The next day, she runs two. Soon she runs a mile. Brittany finally has direction—but is she on the right path?
Audience Award: U.S. Dramatic, Presented by Acura
Paul Downs Colaizzo's first play, Really Really, played a sold-out, twice-extended off-Broadway run at the MCC Theater and received the Charles MacArthur Award for outstanding new play or musical at the 2013 Helen Hayes Awards. His second play, Pride in the Falls of Autrey Mill, premiered at the Signature Theatre in Washington, DC. Brittany Runs A Marathon is his first feature film.