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”
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”
YPT’s 2016 New Play Festival featured fifteen hilarious, touching, charming and empowering plays written by young playwrights from across the DC area. From stories of time travel and magical…… Read more “The 2016 New Play Festival – Playwright Speeches”
“I’m not just writing for myself, I’m writing for everybody.” – Dominique Butler The young playwrights that YPT serves are all immensely gifted: smart and creative; funny…… Read more “Who’s Next? Dominique Butler and YPT’s Young Artist Fellowship”
“What happens when a young person realizes the power of her voice? She becomes the hero of her own story.” YPT’s young playwrights love to write about…… Read more “Be a #YPThero during YPT’s Hero Week!”
YPT’s exclusive interview with Nora Foster and Kaitlyn Murphy, YPT alumni and two of the eight female playwrights featured in GIRLS WRITE OUT! on October 19! Get to know these two artists and see their work realized onstage at Sidney Haman Hall. Free and open to the public!
Excerpts from four response plays to “One in the Chamber”, written by members of YPT’s Student Advisory Council. See a FREE reading of two of these plays after the final performance of “Chamber” on Sunday, September 6!