EQT Young Playwrights Festival

EQT Young Playwrights Festival artwork


OCTOBER 22 – OCTOBER 31, 2019

City Theatre’s EQT Young Playwrights Festival stages professional productions of six winning, one-act plays chosen from nearly 400 Young Playwrights Contest submissions.

Open to the public

Saturday, October 26
1:00 PM      Middle School Performance
6:00 PM     High School Performance

Sunday, October 27
1:00 PM      High School Performance
6:00 PM     Middle School Performance

Open to student groups only; not to the public

October 22, 24, 29 & 31 @ 10:00 AM
10:00 AM    Middle School Performances

October 23, 25, 30, & November 1 @ 10:00 AM
10:00 AM    High School Performances


Middle School Division:

FLIGHT by Amelia Staresinic

Pittsburgh CAPA 6-12


LOVE AND LIGHTNING by Athena Iverson

Pittsburgh CAPA 6-12


WORDS by Ava Weidensall

J.E. Harrison Middle School


High School Division:

ALL HALLOW’S EVE  by Kelsey Geary

Derry Area High School


THE DECEMBER’S COLD by Polina Soldatova

Lakeview High School


THE DREAM SERIES by Jordan Jackson

Fox Chapel Area High School


Honorable Mention Public Reading

GINGER by Abigayle Arthurs

South Fayette High School


GROWTH by Isabella Voinchet

Hampton High School


JUST RIGHT by Caroline Lucas

North Allegheny High School


THE VOICE IN MY HEAD by Brooke Murawski

Mellon Middle School

Ticket Pricing

Public Performances

Choose from Middle School or High School program; each includes three one-act plays.

$15.00 for adults
$10.00 for students

Field Trips & Other Information

For student matinee tickets and more information about the Young Playwrights Festival, contact Dennis Robinson, at drobinson@citytheatrecompany.org or by calling 412.431.4400 x225.