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2018 New Play Festival

2018 New Play Festival
Three Magical Nights of 15 Professionally-Produced, Original
Student-Written Plays


May 7, 14 & 21, 2018

1901 Mississippi Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20020

All Performances at 7:00pm

Buy Adult Tickets HERE!

Reserve Tickets for Young People, 18 and Under HERE!


Introducing the 2018 New Play Festival Featured Playwrights


May 7, Elementary School Playwrights

May 14, Middle School Playwrights

May 21, High School Playwrights

Jessica Roane,
Shepherd Elementary School
Pearl the Dolphin

Mattie Isaac,
DC International School
The Haunting of Dalter Meade


Josie Walyus,
H-B Woodlawn High School
Three Cheers to Grace

Belen Gonzales, Emma Paladino and Frankie Ozug,
Mundo Verde PCS

Amija Coleman,
Washington School for Girls
The Dark Path

Shyann Buie,
Cardozo Education Campus
Discovering Alex

Jamari Munford, Tubman Elementary School
Where is the Sun?

Marley Sowah,
DC International School
Marley's Mystery

Maria Dimalanta,
Wakefield High School
My Bittersweet Journey in Life

Natalie Aguilar
Tubman Elementary School
Star's Adventure

Gabrielle Minor,
Washington School for Girls

Mico Seupaul,
Ron Brown High School
Game Over

Bryan Mercado,
Mundo Verde PCS
Danger Quest

Kemistry Ingram,
Washington School for Girls
Better Together

Jalil Poole
Tubman Elementary School