Young Playwrights' Theater inspires young people to realize the power of their own voices.

Congratulations Young Playwrights!

YPT Wraps Up Ambitious 2008-2009 Season

This spring YPT has produced eighteen plays, representing the work of over 100 young playwrights, in nine evening performances and fifty tour performances in the Washington DC area.  Over six thousand people have seen the work of our young playwrights. 

Through the
New Play Festival,
Express Tour, and
New Writers Now! more people than ever are discovering the power and potential of student voices. 

Congratulations to these young playwrights!

  View Photos from the New Play Festival 

  Watch Videos of:
           New Play Festival Recap
           Karen Zacarias receiving YPT’s Giving Voice Award
           Tornado Boy by Antawan Taylor
                               The Elevator by Nora Spellane

  View Photos from the Express Tour Showcase

  Watch Videos of:

           Express Tour Recap
                               Mom and Mr. Nachos by Luis Hernandez