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The 2007 - 2008 Season

The 2007 - 2008 Season

 

New Writers Now!

Monday, September 24, 2007
7:00 PM

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company
641 D Street, NW
Washington, DC

A Footprint in the Snow

By The Students of YPT’s Summer Dramatics Program

Student Writers/Actors         

Stephen Baez
Wilber Blanco
Ana Maria Garcia
Anita Guzeh
Kristen James
Odessa Lewis
Charles Misher
Christian Moreno
Joanna Pierre
India Stevens

Guided and Directed by:

Patrick Crowley
with assistance from
Nicole Jost

New Writers Now!

Monday, November 26, 2007
7:00 PM

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company
641 D Street, NW
Washington, DC

Plays

When Dreams Sleep

By Julius Johnson

A Mother’s Love for a Lost Boy

By Benjamin Ventura

I Rise

By students in YPT’s After School Program at Kelly Miller Middle School

Actors

Ryan Christie
Ricardo Evans
James Johnson
Marian Licha
Fatima Quander
Manolo Santalla

 

 The Nation of Immigrants Project

December 17-19, 2007
7:30 PM

GALA Hispanic Theatre
3333 14th Street, NW
Washington, DC

By Patrick Crowley
Directed by Kamilah Forbes

Cast

Maria                   Gabriela Fernandez-Coffey
Ernesto              Andres Talero
Esmerelda         Eva Salvetti
Kevin                  Michael Grew
Uncle Bill           John Dow
Juan Pablo        Alex Perez

Stage Manager     Elish Healy

 

 New Writers Now!

Monday, January 28, 2008
7:00 PM

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company
641 D Street, NW
Washington, DC

Plays:

The True Power of Friendship

By Jane Stirling

Let Me Go

By Wenda Thompson

Love WHAT!? NO!? Me a 10 Year old?! What? Uh-oh!!

By Mayra Rivera

Actors

Ryan Christie
Michael Grew
Wendy Nogales
Alex Perez
Fatima Quander

The New Play Festival

Friday, March 14th, 2008
7:30 PM

District of Columbia Jewish Community Center

Plays

A Chocolate Coated Adventure

By Sophie Reveal, Fillmore Arts Center
Dramaturg: Elizabeth Andrews

The Black Sheep

By Gerson Blanco, MacFarland Middle School
Dramaturg: Jennifer Thalman Kepler

Puzzle

By Engedasew Menkir, Bell Multicultural High School
Dramaturg: Jacqueline Lawton

Destiny

By Qi Ling Li, Bell Multilcultural High School
Dramaturg: Miriam Gonzales

Terminated

By Nicole Cacozza, Wilson High School
Dramaturg: Patrick Torres

Keepin’ Outta’ Trouble

By Pete Hall, Bell Multicultural High School
Dramaturg: Patrick Crowley

Actors

Ryan Christie
Cyana Cook
Michael Grew
Cesar Guadamuz
Terah Jackson
Wendy Nogales
Karen Novack
Andres Talero
Anastasia Wilson

 The 2008 Express Tour

April - May 2008

Plays

The True Power of Friendship

By Jane Stirling, Fillmore Arts Center
Directed by David Andrew Snider

The Truth Behind the Hare vs. the Tortoise

By Sandra Villegas, Bell Multicultural High School
Directed by Shirley Serotskey

Love WHAT!? NO!? Me a 10 Year old?! What? Uh-oh!!

By Mayra Rivera, Bell Multicultural High School
Directed by Shirley Serotsky

Actors

Suzanne Edgar
Ricardo Evans
Sonia Justl
Wendy Nogales
Karen Novack
Fernando Romero

Stage Manager           Oliver Hinson
Set Designer               Daniel Pinha
Technical Director       Brenden McDougal
Sound Designer          Roni Lancaster
Costume Designer     Deb Sivigny
Assistant Director       Brigitte Pribnow
Production Assistant  Dana Edwards

New Writers Now!

Monday, May 4, 2008
7:00 PM

2437 15th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009

Sharing from Young Playwrights’ Workshop

Resident Company

Mercedes Gramajo
Anita Guzeh
Michelle Luechinger

Taught by David Andrew Snider
With assistance from Brigitte Pribnow and Dana Edwards

Scenes/Monologues

Fat Babies
Stop, Police, What
The Secret Dream
Why, Stop, Gosh
#%*!, What Dad
All Alone
Bad Boys
Really, Hi, Dance

Resident Playwrights

Yessica Bonilla
Qi Ling Li
Karen Majano
Engedasew Menkir
Mayra Salvador
James Proctor
Li Zheng
Yung Zheng

Plays

Miscommunication

By Qi Ling Li

Betrayal

By Yessica Bonilla

Actors

Ryan Christie
Franklin Dam
Fatima Quander
Alex Perez