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!
YPT’s 2015 New Play Festival is just around the corner! This year, our Featured and Finalist Playwrights were so creative that we couldn’t fit all their work in one show (or book), so we posted it here!
Take a look and join us April 20-22 at 7pm at GALA Hispanic Theatre to see the 2015 New Play Festival live onstage!
On July 23, 2011, the students of YPT’s Young Playwrights’ Workshop stopped by the Capital Fringe Festival to perform Out of the Shadow, their original play tackling the issue…… Read more “The March of Makeshift”
Last week, on April 11-13, YPT presented the 2011 New Play Festival. It was an inspiring experience for YPT’s young playwrights, artists, staff and the hundreds of…… Read more “Our Playwrights Fear Nothing (Not Even Peanut Butter): Reflections on the New Play Festival”
Last week, YPT kicked off what is always one of the most fun and exciting parts of our season: the In-School Playwriting Program. I was fortunate enough…… Read more “From Spark to Stage in Twelve Weeks: YPT Kicks Off In-School Programming”
Sometimes artists get a bad name: they are disorganized and unreliable. They let their ideas get ahead of their ability to perform. They live in a world…… Read more “YPT Welcomes Raina Fox as Our New Community Engagement Associate!”
In this highly amusing Ted Talk Sir Ken Robinson makes the case for creativity in the classroom. He says, “My contention is that creativity now is as important…… Read more “Does our education system kill creativity?”