Our 30th season of winning plays from the
2014 California Young Playwrights Contest
Plays by Young Writers is produced by Playwrights Project in association with The Old Globe.
Recommended for Ages 11+
By Matthew Maceda
Age 15, Torrey Highlands
Meeting a medium in a coffee shop leads to a miracle for Felicia.
By Alberto Cordova
Age 18, Escondido
Mexico or USA? Family or alone? Boy or man? Decide now!?
By Donya Sharifi
Age 12, Rancho Peñasquitos
Harry missed his best friend’s birthday party. Dude! Not cool.
By Tricia Mendoza
Age 14, Rancho Peñasquitos
A fairy godmother, a mysterious woman, and a magical potion.
Recommended for Ages 16+
Age 17, Escondido
Danielle must shine a light on the truth to find her self-worth.
By Eliana Pipes
Age 17, Altadena
Lena’s first meeting with her father and his family sparks a discovery.
By Sol Manuel Garza
Age 14, San Marcos
Is an uncle's love stronger than cords plugging Trey into the grid?
By Jerusha Israel
Age 13, Rancho Peñasquitos
Two octogenarians fight for memory and to be remembered.
If you have a gift certificate please call to redeem. Gift certificates are not available for use online.
Weekday matinees (10am) are primarily booked with school groups, with limited availability for the general public.
Please call (858) 384-2970 to check availability.
Please note that online ticket sales end twelve hours prior to the performance.
After this time, remaining tickets will be available for purchase at the theatre.
|School Groups of 10 or More||$10|
|Other Groups of 10 or More||$15|
*Opening Night features the four Full Productions and includes a post-performance reception. Proceeds help support Playwrights Project.
|George Ye||Director - Program A Full Productions|
|Rosina Reynolds||Director - Program B Full Productions|
|Erika Phillips||Director - Program A Staged Readings|
|Derek Livingston||Director - Program B Staged Readings|
|Aleta Barthell||Dramaturg - From Another House|
|Monique Gaffney||Dramaturg - Light|
|Derek Livingston||Dramaturg - With Your Own Eyes|
|Jessica Ordon||Dramaturg - Crown Prince Crazy|
|Deborah Salzer||Dramaturg - Coffee, Cream, & Closure|
|Tiffany Tang||Dramaturg - She Remembers|
|Rachael VanWormer||Dramaturg - One Magical Day & Best Friend Mistakes|
|Sharon Strich||Production Stage Manager|
|Mark Robertson||Technical Director|
|Alina Bokovikova||Costume Design|
|Melanie Chen||Sound Design|
|Sherrice Mojgani||Lighting Design|
|Timothy Nottage||Scenic Design|
|Angelica Ynfante||Properties Design|
Cast members to be announced.
U-T San Diego: "Young Dramatists Take Spotlight" (October 2, 2014)
Playwrights Project gratefully acknowledges major support for this program from:
City of San Diego Commission for Arts & Culture
Mandell Weiss Charitable Trust
Kinder Morgan Foundation
Additional support provided by:
Balboa Park Kiwanis Foundation
Community Service Association of San Diego Unified School District
Kiwanis Club of Old San Diego
La Jolla Kiwanis
National Endowment for the Arts
Script Readers & Final Judges
We also thank the many theatre professionals and judges who helped critique the plays in this year's Contest.
South Coast Repertory Theatre Artistic Director
Playwrights Project Founder
Artistic Director, MOXIE Theatre