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


Silence is Violence

By Farah Lawal Harris
Directed by Eric Ruffin
Run Time: TBD

*As of March 16, 2020, Young Playwrights' Theater has made the difficult decision to
postpone our performances of Silence is Violence, scheduled for April 9 through May 2.
Learn more about YPT's commitment to community health and safety here.*

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Advance Tickets: 

Discounts Available at the Door:

*Students, Seniors and Military: $20

Young People, 18 years and under: FREE

Rush Tickets: Name-Your-Own-Price (10 rush tickets available each night)

Name-Your-Own-Price Preview Performances TBD

Name-Your-Own-Price Industry Night for Theater Industry Professionals TBD

Ticket Discount Definitions

Student is an adult over 18 that is enrolled in an academic program, say for undergraduate or graduate school.

Senior is an adult that is 65 years or older.

Military is any individual that has served or currently serves in any division of the US military.

*ID verification will be required for all of these discounts at the door.

Rush: Each night, there will be 10 Name-Your-Own Price tickets available for inquiring patrons. Patrons seeking Rush, must arrive and sign up 45 minutes before showtime and will be seated 5 minutes before the start of the show. 

Name-Your-Own-Price: On Preview nights and Industry Night, patrons can pay any price over $0 for their ticket. This also applies to 10 rush tickets on each performance night.

Ticket and Box Office Policies

Online Sales
Sales online for tickets will end 1 hour before the performance time. If you would like to purchase a ticket after that time has passed, please do so at the door.

Refunds & Exchanges
Tickets are nonrefundable. If you would like to exchange your ticket for another performance time, please contact Teshonne Powell at or 202-387-9173 ext. 106.

Late Seating
Late Seating is determined by the nature of each YPT production. Please contact Teshonne Powell at with any questions or concerns.

Photography and Video
No Recording: Photography, videotaping, audio, or other recordings of events are expressly prohibited unless explicitly told otherwise.