This spring, Program Director Jared Shamberger had the pleasure of meeting the students of Magruder Park Recreation Center’s after-school program. Located in Hyattsville, Maryland, the recreation center…… Read more “YPT Secures New Partnership in Hyattsville, Maryland”
YPT’s first-ever production of a full-length student-written play, Three Cheers to Grace, came to a successful close March 3 after 12 performances seen by over 650…… Read more “Three Cheers to Grace Playwright, Josie Walyus, Shares Her Experience of the Play’s Premiere”
On Tuesday, September 25, 2018, the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities hosted its 33rd Annual Mayor’s Arts Awards, an event that celebrates excellence in DC arts…… Read more “YPT is awarded the 2018 Mayor’s Arts Award in Excellence in Education”
Young Playwrights’ Theater has forged partnerships with local and regional theater companies and arts organizations to enhance the arts experience for our out-of-school time program participants and…… Read more “New Theater Partnerships Enhance the Young Playwright Experience”
This summer, we received a very cheerful note from 2017 New Play Festival featured playwright Maya Schindler and her family recounting the amazing experience Maya had in Rockford,…… Read more “New Play Festival Playwright Maya Schindler’s Trip to Baseball For All National Girls Tournament!”
The amazing true story of Edwin and Reyna, two YPT alumni who met in our work and are now getting married!
In July 2016, YPT held our first-ever multidisciplinary arts camp: the Lincoln Heights Arts Camp! Led by YPT staff and local artists, campers explored the faces and places…… Read more “Reflections on the Lincoln Heights Arts Camp”