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New Writers Now! 2006-2007

New Writers Now! 2006-2007 Season

For the first New Writers’ Now! Season, YPT produced six readings at Busboys and Poets. The final performance of the year was a tribute to Edwin Ventura, a student who was tragically killed in 2007.

New Writers Now! November 27, 2006

November 27, 2006
6:00 PM
 
Bus Boys and Poets
2021 14th Street NW
Washington, DC
 
 
 
Plays
Los Bad Boys vs. DC Boys Crime
By Osmin Canales
 
 
 
 
The Maid
By Fatima Figueroa
 
 
 
 
Trouble Quinceanera
 
Featuring Monologues
By Oscar Duran and Ana Contreras
Actors
Aldo Gutierrez
Naomi Jacobson
John Lescault
Wendy Nogales
Fernando Romero
Patrick Torres

New Writers Now! December 14, 2006

December 14, 2006
6:00 PM
Josephine Butler Parks Center
2437 Fifteenth Street, NW
Washington, DC
 
 
 
Plays
Hot Wings!
By The Students of Kelly Miller Middle School
 
All’s Fair in Love and War
Actors
Ryan Christie
Edward Daniels
Suzanne Edgar
Wendy Nogales
Alex Perez

New Writers Now! January 22, 2007

January 22, 2007
6:00 PM

Bus Boys and Poets
2021 14th Street NW
Washington, DC
 
Plays
Monster
By Daisy Zuniga
Dreams Attract Danger
By Mario De Leon
 
Vanessa’s Family Reunion
By Reginald Hardy
Actors
Ryan Christie
Chris Davenport
Wendy Nogales
Alex Perez
Elaine Qualter

New Writers Now! February 12, 2007

Monday, February 12, 2007
6:30 PM
 
Busboys and Poets
2021 14th Street NW
Washington, DC 
 
Plays
Love and War: Changes of My Heart
By Katherine Feliz
 
Discover the Truth Behind the Curtains
By Diego Pereira
 
I’m Telling
By Jasmine Hill
Actors
          Tim Getman
          Erika Rose
          Frank Britton

New Writers Now! March 26, 2007

Monday, March 26, 2007
6:00 PM
 
 
Busboys and Poets
2021 14th Street NW
Washington, DC
 
 
 
Plays
 
Renny vs. Javier
By Gerson Blanco
 
 
Say Goodbye
 
 
Who’s the Big Bad Wolf?
 
Actors
Ryan Christie
Edward Daniels
Alex Perez
Ashley Robinson
Fernando Romero

New Writers Now! May 22, 2007

Monday, May 22, 2007
6:00 PM
 
Busboys and Poets
2021 14th Street NW
Washington, DC 
 
 
A Special Tribute to Edwin Ventura
A Collection of Essays, Poetry and the original play Moving Out by Edwin Ventura
 
Participating Acting Company Members
Ryan Christie
Wendy Nogales
Alex Perez
Fernando Romero
 
Student Actors
Xiomara Lopez
Claude Boyd
Kyle Sumner