Line-Up for the 22nd Annual Young Playwrights Festival Announced

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The 22nd annual Young Playwrights Festival, at the Cherry Lane Studio Theatre in Manhattan Feb. 4-21, has announced its roster of youthful dramatists.

The year's slate includes three plays, chosen from over l,000 submitted by American playwrights aged 18 and younger. They are:

  • Thick by Travis Baker, age 18, directed by Valentina Fratti , starring Geoffrey Molloy and Billy Wheelan.  

  • Easter Candy by Halley Feiffer, age 18, directed by Richard Caliban and starring T. Cat Ford and Carol Halstead.  

  • The View from Tall by Caitlin Montanye Parrish, age 18, directed by Brett W. Reynolds and starring Jen Drohan, Jennifer Ikeda and Jonathan Sale.   The festival was founded by Stephen Sondheim. Past festival discoveries include Kenneth Lonergan (Lobby Hero, This Is Our Youth), Rebecca Gilman (Spinning Into Butter, Boy Gets Girl) and Jerome Hairston (a.m. Sunday).

    Tickets are $35. For information and reservations call (212) 279-4200.  

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