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4 Star Starred
Pegasus Players at O'Rourke Center
1145 West Wilson Avenue Chicago, IL 60640
773-878-9761
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4.1 / 5 Rated by 35 members
Review from Michaelle McClowry
Red Velvet 42 events 2 reviews

The plays were actually quite good. I'm not sure our group understood the first play but the others we became quite emotionally involved with the characters.

reviewed Jan 12 2008 report as inappropriate
Review from rwr
149 events 27 reviews

Very interesting plays, excellent acting andwonderful introductions by the young playwrights. It is hard to fathom that the playwrights are of high school age.

reviewed Jan 06 2008 report as inappropriate
Review from Anna
27 events 6 reviews

3 plays performed by very talented actors. The subject matter is very skillfully handled by these new Authors. One play which dealt with the issues of infidelity, bi-racial relationships and Alzheimers, was done in a very poignant and thoughtful...continued

reviewed Jan 08 2009 report as inappropriate
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An annual Chicago tradition and the second oldest of its kind in the country, The Chicago Young Playwrights Festival recieves over 700 submitted plays, each year, by teenagers throughout Chicago. This year three winning teen playwrights were selected and their works are being performed at Pegasus. YPF showcases the next generation of playwrights, allowing audiences a glimpse into the minds of today’s youth.

Dine N’ Hash by Vincent Del Toral School, Northside College Prep

Where We Have Been by Raina Sun School, Chicago Young Authors

The Bench by Jihad Kheperu School, Whitney Young Magnet High School

Cavalia: <em>Odysseo</em> KIDZ BOP St. Patrick's Day Party at Clark Street Ale House Bernadette Peters & the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra Historic Theatre Tour <em>Love's Labor's Lost</em>