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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

Cygnet Theatre, in collaboration with Playwrights Project, will present the third annual Playwrights in Process: New Play Festival, November 7-9, 2014. The festival introduces San Diego playgoers to new works by adult playwrights and also offers a series of workshops designed to introduce curious audiences to the art of playwriting.

Many thanks to Bill and Judy Garrett, the sponsors of Playwrights in Process.

We would also like to thank San Diego Playwrights for interviewing the playwrights whose scripts will be presented during this year’s festival. You can read those interviews on the San Diego Playwrights website:


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: Some of these plays may not be appropriate for audiences under the age of 18 due to language and thematic content.

Save the Date!
Opening Night - 30th Annual Plays by Young Writers Festival

January 24, 2015 at 7:30PM
The Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre

in the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center at The Old Globe
Performances January 22 - February 1, 2015

Playwrights receiving full productions (left to right): Alberto, Eliana, Ke'Ona (Matthew not pictured)
Playwrights receiving staged readings: Jerusha and Sol Manuel (Tricia, and Donya not pictured)
Photo Credit: Geri Goodale, Reminisce Photography.

Join us on Opening Night of the 30th annual Plays by Young Writers festival as we celebrate this year's contest winners. Opening Night is on January 24, 2015, and features the four full productions and a post-performance reception. Proceeds from this event help support Playwrights Project.

Tickets are on sale now - buy early and save!

Use code EARLYBIRD when purchasing online or by phone
to receive $50 Opening Night tickets (regular price $60)
and $20 tickets for all other weekend or evening performances (regular $25).
Offer ends November 30th.

Tickets, full schedule, and more information:
(858) 384-2970

Introducing Our New Board Members

Playwrights Project extends a warm welcome to our new board members! Please join us in welcoming aboard:

David A. Carr, past president and longtime board member, returns to the Playwrights Project board. Dave is the Chief Financial Officer at Garden Fresh Corp (Souplantation Restaurants) and was the Vice President of Finance at Petco, where he worked for 15 years.

Ann Hornby, MD, is the mother of one of our former winning playwrights, Katherine Quinn (The Aftermath of Cassidy Joan, 2007). Ann is an ophthalmologist in private practice who frequently volunteers her services in Mexico, Central and South America.

Kathy Krevat is also the mother of one of our former winning playwrights, Devyn Krevat (The Case of the Missing Pencil Tips, 2008 and Fairy Tale, 2014). Kathy is an author herself and recently published Death is Like a Box of Chocolates.

Holly Smith Jones recently retired as Executive Director of the Unemployment Services Trust. Besides joining the Playwrights Project Board of Directors, she also serves on the boards of The GOLD Diggers and Classics4Kids.

Grants Received

We recently received funding from The Samuel I and John Henry Fox Foundation. We are grateful for their continued support of our arts education programs.

Help us provide programs that transform lives.

Playwrights Project is a nonprofit organization that relies on contributed income.
Please give generously in whatever form you like. (Tax ID 33-0394250).

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Playwrights Project
3675 Ruffin Road, Suite 330
San Diego, CA 92123
(858) 384-2970

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, 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, 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
Tax ID #33-0394250