Baltimore Center Stage: Young Playwrights Festival
Young Playwrights Festival
April 12

    Illustration by Sophie Leigh Fisher

    FRI, APR 12 AT 6:30PM

    See the winning plays performed on stage!

    This event is FREE ($5 suggested donation). Seating is limited, and tickets are required. For more about this or other education programs, contact 410.986.4050 or

    The Head Theater
    Baltimore Center Stage
    700 North Calvert Street
    Baltimore, MD 21202


    Mrs. Meyer-Seymour's 2nd Grade Class
    Creative City Public Charter School

    Candy Make Up to Break Up
    Friendship is a funny thing, especially when new friendships are blossoming. The bond of two besties is tested when a new student arrives. 


    Quinn Katz-Zogby & Lia Worth
    City Neighbors Charter School

    How do we value each other lives? A man commits an accidental crime that no one else sees. He is faced with a tough choice: does he face the consequences and tell the truth or does he run away and live as if nothing happened?


    Jake Fischvogt
    City Neighbors Charter School

    Tourist Trap
    A young couple goes on a vacation of a lifetime and meets some very interesting characters on the way. This absurd world will cause you to think twice before you book your next weekend getaway.


    Royale Taylor
    Belle Grove Elementary School

    True Beauty
    Love starts within. That's what this young lady learns as she goes through the ups and downs of growing up, being bullied, having a crush, and overcoming anxiety.


    Lindsey Brilliant
    Howard High School

    Larry the Elf
    Larry is an elf that doesn't like Christmas. What should he do? Find another holiday to celebrate. This story is about a young Christmas elf trying to pursue his true passion in life... Hanukkah.


    Emily Tian

    Richard Montgomery High School

    A young woman, ready to start an exciting new chapter in her life, goes to the doctor for a routine visit to find that things are not as they seem.


    ***Plus Our Special Feature: Arrive early to watch this special feature film***


    Elizabeth Shannon, Shanna Concannon, Morgan Southwell, & Joseph Wallenmaier
    Governor Thomas Johnson High School

    What Are You Hiding?
    This feature is a filmed version of a play written by high school students about domestic violence and a young woman reclaiming her voice, a voice that has been silenced and devalued for far too long.


    This film will play in rotation beginning at 6pm and directly after the Festival in the Roche Chapel.

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