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

Awardees

2020 Giving Voice Awardee
Molly Smith, Artistic Director of The Mead Center for American Theater, Home of Arena Stage, Washington, DC

The Giving Voice Award recognizes individuals in the DC community who have made a significant impact in theater and supporting youth voice in the performing arts.

Molly Smith has served as Artistic Director [The Mead Center for American Theater, Home of Arena Stage] since 1998. In the span of her illustrious career of over 30 years, Molly Smith has championed American theater and supported the development of new and original plays. You can learn more about Molly Smith at arenastage.org.