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YPT Actor Rick Westerkamp Goes Behind the Scenes of the 2015 New Play Festival

YPT actor and DC Metro Theater Arts critic Rick Westerkamp starred in the first night of the 2015 New Play Festival, then wrote about it the next day! Read his unique and inspiring perspective on working with elementary school playwrights.

"It was during the rehearsal process that I became in awe of the six playwrights, what with their abilities to use a genuine blend of real-life and imagination as the spark of creation for their plays."

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