A photographic recap of Opening Night of
Plays by Young Writers
Sponsored by the Sheila and Jeffrey Lipinsky Family Fund
The Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre
in the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center
at The Old Globe
Plays by Young Writers Executive Producer Cecelia Kouma with this year's Festival Artistic Director, Ruff Yeager.
Playwrights Project board member Gene Summ with Joani Nelson.
Matthew Maceda, writer The Dumping Ground with Emily Midgley, writer of last year's award winning production, The Acquittal with Cecelia Kouma.
Staged Reading Turtle on a Rock writer Abby McDonald with her mother and brother.
Ashley Mendez, Ruff Yeager, and playwright Katie Taylor. Ruff served as the writing mentor for Katie's play, Pros and Cons.
Plays by Young Writers staged reading playwrights are recognized on stage. (From left to right: Abby McDonald, Ruff Yeager, Minh-Son Tran, Samantha Rafter, and Cecelia Kouma.)
Supermarket of Lost playwright Cassandra Hsiao joins her cast onstage for a bow.
A production still from The Dumping Ground by Matthew Maceda.
The cast of Pros and Cons with playwright Katie Taylor (center).
The cast of Hackathon at the post show reception with playwright Eliana Dunn (second from right).
Plays by Young Writers alumna Kirra McColl (center) and her mother Anna (left) joined us for the evening and reunited with her former mentor, Aleta Barthell (right).
The Dumping Ground playwright Matthew Maceda with actor, Wilfred Paloma