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Lights Up! Playwrights Take the Stage

September 27, 2014 at 5:30pm
Mingei Museum in Balboa Park

Join us at the Mingei Museum in Balboa Park, where we will announce the winners of the annual California Young Playwrights Contest. Winning scripts will be produced in the 30th Season of Plays by Young Writers in The Old Globe's Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre in January 2015. Accomplished playwright and Playwrights Project alumna Lisa Kirazian will recount her experiences with playwriting. Light refreshments will be served. Tickets are $10/person.

Purchase tickets for Lights Up! online at
or by calling (858) 384-2970.

More information about the plays and the playwrights will be posted on the Plays by Young Writers page.

2013 Lights Up!

Playwrights in Process: New Play Festival

November 7-9, 2014
Cygnet Theatre

4040 Twiggs Street, San Diego, CA 92110
Festival Sponsored by Bill & Judy Garrett

We are proud to announce the playwrights and captivating plays that will be a part of the third annual Playwrights in Process, Cygnet Theatre's new play festival produced in partnership with Playwrights Project. Each reading will be followed by a conversation with the playwright. Plus, the festival will offer three lively workshops designed to introduce curious audiences to the art of new play development.

Plays Featured
Cookies for Prisoners
by Thelma Virata de Castro
by David Jacobi
by Diana Burbano, Tom Shelton, and Chris Shelton
by Paul-David Halem


Tickets are available online through the Cygnet Theatre website or by calling the Cygnet Theatre Box Office at (619) 337-1525.

More Information

Please Note: These plays may not be appropriate for anyone under the age of 18 due to language and thematic content.

Grants Received

Thank You to the California Arts Council, Community Service Association of San Diego Unified School District, and Kinder Morgan

We are honored to receive funding from the Council's Artist in Residency program, which emphasizes long-term, in-depth arts education during school hours. We are also pleased to announce recent grants from Community Service Association and Kinder Morgan, both sponsors of Plays by Young Writers.

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Our Sponsors

Anonymous, Balboa Park Kiwanis Foundation, City of Carlsbad's Cultural Arts Office, City of Encinitas and Mizel Family Foundation Community Grant Program, Community Services Association, San Diego Unified School District,the Samuel I. Fox and John Henry Fox Foundation, Sidney E. Frank Foundation, Mrs. Audrey Geisel/Dr. Seuss Foundation, Kinder Morgan, Kiwanis Club of La Jolla, Kiwanis Club of Old San Diego, Las Patronas, The Jeffrey and Sheila Lipinsky Family Foundation, The Richard Metcalfe II Memorial Fund of The San Diego Foundation, Mira Mesa Self Storage, The Parker Foundation, The Arthur and Jeanette Pratt Memorial Fund, ResMed Foundation, The San Diego Foundation, Target, The Weingart Foundation, Mandell Weiss Charitable Trust, and the Gary and Mary West Foundation.

Playwrights Project advances literacy, creativity and communication by empowering individuals to voice their stories through playwriting programs and theatre productions.
(858) 384-2970
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