Gale Harold, Lenny Jacobson and Ariel Winter to Appear in Young Playwrights Fest in L.A.

News   Gale Harold, Lenny Jacobson and Ariel Winter to Appear in Young Playwrights Fest in L.A. The Blank Theatre Company’s 19th annual Young Playwrights Festival will include appearances by cast members from "Modern Family," "Queer As Folk," "Nurse Jackie" and "The United States of Tara."

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The three-week festival will showcase 12 new plays during the event that runs June 2-24. The works are penned by teenagers from across the U.S.

Among the actors scheduled to appear are Jerry O’Connell ("Crossing Jordan"), Jennifer Stone ("Wizards of Waverly Place"), Lenny Jacobson ("Nurse Jackie"), Ariel Winter ("Modern Family"), Michael J. Willett ("United States of Tara"), Scott Lowell ("Queer as Folk"), Larry Poindexter ("The Hard Times of RJ Berger"), Billy Miller ("Young and the Restless"), Greg Rikaart ("Young and The Restless"), Megan Ward ("General Hospital"), Gale Harold ("Queer As Folk," "Desperate Housewives"), Susan Park ("The Unusuals"), Dale Dickey ("My Name Is Earl"), Julia Campbell ("Dexter"), Scott Lowell ("Queer As Folk"), Eric Nenninger ("Generation Kill,"), Marcia Wallace ("The Simpsons"), Parvesh Cheena ("Outsourced") and Tessa Thompson ("Detroit 1-8-7").

The Blank has produced 196 plays by teenaged playwrights since the festival was founded. Among the young playwrights who got their start in the festival was Stephen Karam, whose works include Speech & Debate and Sons of the Father.

For tickets, phone (323) 661-9827 or visit TheBlank. Performances will take place at the Stella Adler Theatre, 6773 Hollywood Boulevard, in Hollywood.

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