Youngplaywrights 1230111
3.5 / 5 Rated by 6 members
Review from Bobby Billy Joe
18 events 17 reviews

this is a good annual series, and this year again, the plays were generally good (except the second, The Mural, which was a bit too much a high school student writing about the problems of high school students in an overly naive way)

reviewed Jan 15 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Bobby Billy Joe
18 events 17 reviews

This is the third set of plays I've seen from the annual festival, and these were by far the weakest, compared to the 2009 and 2010 selections. The performances were fine, as was the venue, but the writing just wasn't up to past year,...continued

reviewed Jan 22 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member
24 events 13 reviews

Three short plays written by top picked high school playwritghts. Great acting and scripts. I think they could do four plays. The experience was very short ( 1 hour 20 minutes, including an intermission.). I will go again. The issues were timely:...continued

reviewed Jan 14 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member
1 event 1 review

Excellent writing ability of the students show through the excellent acting on stage. Plays are brief - about 20-30 minutes.

reviewed Jan 22 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Bryan Bosque
13 events 1 review

This year's YPF was, as it always has been, a great opportunity to support a wonderful theatre company in its commitment to cultivating and enriching the arts experience of Chicago youth. Attending the productions of the winner's plays always...continued

reviewed Jan 28 2012 report as inappropriate