Happy New Year! Traditionally at this time, we present a countdown of things that we are excited for in the coming year. In honor of our 20th Anniversary,…… Read more “YPT Then and Now”
Meet Team #20Fest!
In honor of our 20th anniversary year, YPT is launching our performance season with a very special showcase: The 20th Anniversary Festival!
On Friday, December 12, 2014, at 7pm at Theater J, YPT will join forces with nine other DC-area theater companies to bring twenty beloved student-written stories back to life onstage.
Read on to find out more about all nine partner theaters!
After a recent exploration of “New Haven-style” pizza at Pete’s Apizza, for YPT’s next pizza party we decided to travel further down the east coast for some…… Read more “April Pizza Adventures Part II: Flippin’ Pizza”
Sam Burris was a student in YPT’s In School Playwriting Program at Swanson Middle School last semester. His play, The Stranger, deals with a young war veteran…… Read more “Spotlight on Sam Burris: YPT Featured Playwright”
Last week, our Young Playwrights’ Workshop participated in their third international exchange of the year. Six Chinese theater artists visited our studio space along with two translators to learn…… Read more “Workshop Visitors Inspire and Get Inspired”
In 2011, YPT students wrote more than 700 new plays. That’s a staggering number! And just like literary managers at theaters across the country, we’re overwhelmed with…… Read more “Celebrating a Season of New Plays”
New Writers Now! – Mad Love is coming up soon! In preparation for this Anti-Valentine’s Day celebration, the YPT staff decided to share some of our worst date…… Read more “Love Stinks”