New Voices: Saturday Reading Series

New Voices Workshop Productions

Lights have gone down on this year’s New Voices Workshop Productions. Congratulations and THANK YOU to all of the Young Playwrights, actors, directors, dramaturgs, and crew involved in another wonderful, inspiring production.

Click HERE to see photos from the production!

Finding Hope by Rachel Nunez

2014 Annual Playwriting Festival Winners Announced!

Philadelphia Young Playwrights is proud to announce the winners of the 2014 Annual Playwriting Festival!

Click HERE for a complete list winners!

RE-VISION: 2014 SUMMER ADVANCED PLAYWRITING RETREAT

Young Playwrights’ Summer Re-Vision Retreat student, university and professional artists have culminated their 2-weeks together with a special sharing that introduced our new “Radical Audience Dramaturgy (RAD)” program - aimed to enhance audience creative participation in the theater making process. We can’t develop this new piece without you!

Re-Vision participants visit Greensgrow Farms on July 22.

Young Playwrights gratefully recognizes our Board of Directors, Producers’ Circle and investing partners in Work/Shop/Shift: Wyncote Foundation, CHG Trust, Howell Lockhart Sieple Trust, City Paper.

Work/Shop/Shift is produced in partnership with The Kimmel Center and the Ira Brind School of Theatre Arts at the University of the Arts.

 

Paula Vogel Mentors Project

WE ARE NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR YEAR 2 OF THE PAULA VOGEL MENTORS PROJECT!

The Paula Vogel Mentors Project pairs advanced young writers with working professional playwrights for yearlong mentorships. Over the next school year, each young writer will work on a new play of their own creation, collaborating with their mentor, seeing and talking about theatre, and meeting other excellent young writers.

Click HERE for more info about aplication process. 

Write On! A Celebration of Student Voices

Thanks to everyone that came out to support our annual Write On! event. Here’s a message from Honorary Co-Chair & PYP alum, Adam Goldberg (Creator of the ABC show, The Goldbergs)!  Special thanks to our event sponsors: Verizon, Independence Foundation, The Philadelphia Foundation, Sb1 Federal Credit Union, and Lincoln Financial Group. 

Transform, Voice, Write, and Listen to our new promo video!

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