Young Playwrights 2019

Young Playwrights Project 2019 Authors & Directors

This weekend, Gibson Southern Theatre presents the Young Playwrights Project 2019.  Each student below wrote and directed their own one-act play.  The Young Playwrights Project‘s mission is to facilitate the use of playwriting, encourage creative expression and improve literacy, and to support its writers through student driven acting, directing, and designing culminating in public performances.

The Young Playwrights Project is presented in the Gibson Southern Studio Theatre.  Performance times are 7:00PM on Friday, April 5 and Saturday, April 6, as well as 2:00PM on Sunday, April 7.  General Admission tickets (first-come-first-serve) are available … READ MORE

Young Playwrights Project 2016 Tickets

Gibson Southern Theatre closes their forty-second season with the Young Playwrights Project, a program that offers an opportunity for students to write, cast, direct, and produce their own plays. This year’s playwrights include Senior, Makenzie Hart, Juniors, Emma Williams and Rachel Rigsby, and Sophomore, Samuel Gilles.

Apartment C by Makenzie Hart tries to understand how a man’s obstacles in life can change his perspective on his morals. Inequalities by Emma Williams follows a working girl’s dream of her book being published in a man-eat-man world. Egg Lady by Rachel Rigsby is a play about a model, a painter, and READ MORE

Young Playwrights Project 2013 – Meet the Authors

Young Playwrights 2013 Authors

Of the four playwrights featured in last year’s first annual Young Playwrights Project, three remain at Gibson Southern and will again direct their own student-written plays.  These students include Christian Rowe, senior, and Jacob Sellers and Alexis Kiesel, juniors.  This year, plays were selected after a submission deadline was given for any students who wanted to submit a play to be considered for production.  These one-act plays will be somewhat shorter than those featured last year, with approximate running times of twenty minutes in comparison to last year’s thirty to forty minutes. It also works out nicely that each of … READ MORE