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!
On January 27, 2015, YPT organized an open mic-style pop-up event to respond to the #BlackLivesMatter movement in America. Held at Capitol Hill Arts Workshop, Silence Is Violence: A #BlackLivesMatter…… Read more “Reflections on Silence Is Violence: A #BlackLivesMatter Event”
About a year ago, YPT teamed up with Detroit-based arts educator InsideOut Literary Arts Project (iO) and DC documentary film company Meridian Hill Pictures (MHP) to create The 524 Project, a…… Read more “Wows, Wonders and Lessons From The 524 Project”
On April 22 and 23, YPT will present twelve new student-written plays in the 2013 New Play Festival. Join us on Monday, April 22, for seven fun,…… Read more “A New Play Festival Adventure to the Galapagos”
This past Saturday was DCPS Beautification Day and a team of us from YPT (I, our Program Manager, our board chair and vice-chair, one of our actors and…… Read more “Beautifying Plummer Elementary School”
This year Young Playwrights’ Theater is working in partnership with Fannie Mae and their Help the Homeless program to create an original play about the issue of…… Read more “YPT Explores Homelessness in DC”