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”
The amazing true story of Edwin and Reyna, two YPT alumni who met in our work and are now getting married!
Note: Every month, YPT features one standout young playwright in a piece called Promising Playwrights. We usually post those pieces on our website; however, our web hosts…… Read more “Dachauna Johnson – Promising Playwright, June 2016”
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”
At the end of every year, we here at YPT like to count down the top ten most memorable moments of the year that was. This year,…… Read more “Top Ten Hero Moments of 2015”
YPT previews GIRLS WRITE OUT!, the first performance of our 2015-2016 season! This professional staged reading celebrates the power of young women’s voices, with performances of plays and monologues by female playwrights ages 12-22! Part of the Women’s Voices Theater Festival. Monday, October 19 at 7pm – FREE!