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The 35th Young Playwrights Festival features three one-act plays grappling with judgement. The fully staged and produced 35th YPF Livestreams on Thursdays January 6, 13, 20, 27 and February 3. If you miss the weekly Livestream, you can purchase Video-On-Demand access: Friday-Saturday, January 7-8; then every Friday-Sunday through February 3rd!

Sunday, January 9 is a special opening Livestream followed by a Ceremony for the award-winning playwrights on Zoom!

This year’s winning plays are:

THE LITTLE THINGS by Laylah Freeman | directed by Christian Helem
It’s Christmas 1950, chestnuts are roasting, but Minerva Spencer is busy dodging her mother’s match-making while she mourns her deceased high school boyfriend, Ben Crawford.

HAVE FAITH by Sarah Lerner | directed by ILesa Duncan
While studying a Latin homework assignment, a Catholic University student accidentally summons a demon to her dorm room.

FIFTEEN MINUTES By Dalya Lessem Elnecave | directed by Ruben Carrazana
Five people in a park must frantically decide what to do when receiving devastating news.

Be sure to witness the amazing results of these writers professional debut and enjoy an evening of theater from tomorrow’s stars.

Virtual Performance Tickets: Adults: $25 | Youth: Pay-What-You-Can (Suggested $15)

Student School Matinees: teachers and school administrators should contact ypf@pegasustheatrechicago.org.

THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING THE 35TH YOUNG PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL