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Plays by Young Writers – Table Reads

January 21, 2014

Our production team is working hard to bring the 29th annual festival of Plays by Young Writers to life. This year’s festival will be presented March 6-16 at the The Sheryl and Harvey White Stage in the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center at The Old Globe. For more information, visit http://www.playwrightsproject.org/PBYW. Here’s a little sneak peek into the process with some photos from the initial table reads of the scripts.

Playwrights Project Founder Deborah Salzer with Dramaturg Kelly Holley

Playwrights Project Founder Deborah Salzer with Dramaturg Kelley Holley (from SDSU) discuss the Nine Hours by Zoe Kamil (from San Francisco).

 

Director George Ye discussing with Playwright Erica Myrmel

Director George Ye discusses the script 39 to 40 with Playwright Erica Myrmel (from Ocean Beach).

 

Playwright Isaac Dwyer uses Skype to listen to actors Nicolette Shutty and Rhianna Basore read his play

Playwright Isaac Dwyer (from Idyllwild, now attending Bennington College in Vermont) uses Skype to listen to actors Nicolette Shutty and Rhianna Basore read his play Little Elephant.

 

Playwright Kirra McColl consults the script with Director George Ye

Playwright Kirra McColl (from Leucadia) consults with Director George Ye on her script A Perfect Home.

 

Playwright Matthew Maceda and Director George Ye
Playwright Matthew Maceda (from Rancho Penasquitos) has won the contest for the third year in a row with his play Pound.

 

Actor Tyler Jones, Actor Nicolette Shutty, Playwright Siobhan Snider, Dramaturg Jessica Ordon, and Actor Kevane

Actor J. Tyler Jones, Actor Nicolette Shutty, Playwright Siobhan Snider (from Point Loma), Dramaturg Jessica Ordon, and Actor Kevane Coleman enjoy a discussion of Opposite Togetherness.

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