Young Playwrights' Theater inspires young
people to realize the power of their own voices.

The 2000 - 2001 Season

The 2000 - 2001 Season

Spoken Resistance

December 1st and 2nd, 2000
GALA Theatre
Presented by Sol & Soul, GALA Hispanic Theatre, and Young Playwrights’ Theater


Joaquin Andres
Nico Arnal
Isaac Colon
Cherie Latson
Fernando Romero
Sage X
Ruth Young


Summer 2000

A Community Writes Program!

The 2000 Express Tour:

5 Years of Increasing the Peace with the Power of the Pen


          Winifred’s Wish

By Wendy Godwin, Eliot Junior High School

The Message

By Krisstopher Espinal, Bell Multicultural High School

Here We Go!

By Fayshawn Caston, Fillmore Arts Center/Hardy Middle School

Another Chapter in One’s Life

By Martine L. Waters, School Without Walls

George Washington Is Black!

By Chanell Glen, Cardozo Senior High School

No Sense

By Phu Nguyen, Bell Multicultural High School

The Dance of Devotion

By Janaiha Nelson, Fillmore Arts Center/Hardy Middle School

The Slavery Lesson

By Lola M. Williams, Cardozo Senior High School

The Gang and the People

By Mary Carson Sandifer, Filmore Arts Center/Hardy Middle School


 Jam Donaldson
 Damion Johnson
 J.J. Johnson
 Flordelino Lagundino
 Jefferson A. Russell
 Emerie Geiger Snyder
 Yasmin Tuazon
 Monte J. Wolfe

2nd Annual Empower Play Festival


Leaving Home

By Mayer Mazariegos, Bell Multicultural High School

The True Amount of Three

By Max A Roque, Bell Multicultural High School

Orpheus and Eurydice

By Joy Burgess, Headed to New York University


By Breena Bradford, Headed to go to Temple University

The Talking Headhunter

By Jana Laughlin, School Without Walls


By Alex Buchner, School Without Walls


          Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage


          Jennifer Nelson


          Cynthia Benjamin
          Michael J Bobbitt
          Kamilah Forbes
          Michael Glenn
          Hasani Gooding
          John Henry