Plays by Young Writers Festival: Award-Winning Original Works From Talented Teens
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The last date listed for 29th Annual Plays by Young Writers Festival was Sunday March 16, 2014 / 2:00pm (Program A).
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Dov Davidoff's high-energy stand-up has been seen on The Tonight Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Chelsea Lately and numerous Comedy Central shows, including his own hourlong stand-up special, Filthy Operation. The New Jersey native was named one of the Top 10 Comics to watch by the show-biz trade Variety, and he has played prestigious festivals like Just for Laughs in Montreal and HBO's Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen. He's done some acting as well, starring opposite Mark Wahlberg in the film Invincible. That's pretty good for a guy who grew up in a junkyard in Jersey. Learn More
Directed by George Ye
Recommended for ages 11 and older
By Devyn Krevat
Age 17, San Diego
_ A narrator fights for control as his characters highjack the story.
Thirty-nine to Forty
By Erica Myrmel
Age 15, San Diego
_ Aaagh! John’s turning the big 4-0! Can he skate past unscathed?
By Matthew Maceda
Age 14, San Diego
_ Some dogs know it’s a “ruff” life.
__ By Heidi Erwin
* Age 13, San Diego
In a perfect world, senior Ralph Baker rebels to feel alive.
A Perfect Home_*
_ By Kirra McColl
* Age 11, Encinitas _
Will they change the course of each other’s lives?
Directed by Manny Fernandes
Recommended for ages 16 and older
By Isaac Dwyer
Age 16, Idyllwild
_ Our strongest binds are the ones we imagine.
By Zoe Kamil
Age 17, San Francisco
_ What if the last two people on Earth have nothing in common.
By Carly Cipriano
Age 14, San Diego
_ Will the quirky hermit help rescue shipwrecked sailor?
By Siobhan Snider*
*_ A reclusive old woman meets her opposite… or is he?
Program B contains language and themes that may not be suitable for children under the age of 16.
About the Ticket Supplier: Playwrights ProjectThe Mission of Playwrights Project is to advance literacy, creativity, and communication by empowering individuals to voice their stories through playwriting programs and theatre productions.
Playwrights Project is a nonprofit organization devoted to arts education. Founded in 1985, Playwrights Project reaches up to 15,000 people annually through programs proven to:
* Teach the power of spoken and written language
* Nurture promising young writers
* Develop theatre artists and audiences
* Honor older individuals by dramatizing their life stories
Along with classroom programs, Playwrights Project conducts the annual California Young Playwrights Contest for writers under the age of 19, and professionally produces the winning scripts. Programs also dramatize stories from the lives of seniors, foster youth, and underserved populations and support the development of emerging playwrights.