35th Young Playwrights Festival

  • Jan 6 - Feb 6, 2022
  • Central Standard Time

Ticket Price $18.00-$25.00 BUY TICKETS

The 35th Young Playwrights  Festival features three one-act plays grappling with judgement and perception. The 35th YPF is a recorded,  fully staged theatrical experience streaming virtually January 6-February 6, performed in tandem Thursdays - Sundays.

This year’s winning plays are:

A Lady’s Facade by Aisha Ziad, University of Chicago Laboratory Schools, Teacher-Christine Himmelfarb | directed by Reshmi Hazra Rustebakke,  After being fired, fine arts historian and curator Hayley tries to earn her job back when she uncovers a secret behind the Mona Lisa that could change history.  

THE LITTLE THINGS by Laylah Freeman, Advanced Arts/Gallery 37, teacher Sarah Mostad | 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, Whitney Young Magnet High School-teacher Elizabeth Danesh | 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,  Lane Tech College Prep, teacher-Kirsten Hanson | directed by Ruben Carrazana
Five people in a park must frantically decide what to do when receiving devastating news.


Date & Time

Jan 6 - Feb 6, 2022

Pegasus Theatre
Pegasus is a nonprofit theatre production company.