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Emerging Artists

Playwriting Festival

The Shows

Oct 17 & 18 at 7:30 PM

Tickets: $5

By Mary Proctor, age 13

Most teens would agree that their own parents can be so embarrassing; and so not cool. During a car ride to school one morning, two unsuspecting and stubborn siblings discover exactly how the people they trust and respect the most view their mom. And it’s not exactly what this brother and sister would expect to hear. 

By Izzy Glauser,  age 13

Catherine, a witness to the Kent State shooting, comes to term with her past and current life through examining letters she wrote to herself as a child. 

By Maddie Ferguson, age 14

Damien Shay fights all the crime in town and doesn’t receive any credit because Silversaige claims to be the best hero in town. When Damien meets an unusual group of villains who all have personal vendettas with the alleged hero, will Damien join them in their quest for revenge? Or will Silversaige remain in power? 

by Eden Wheeler,  age14

A theater’s reputation is in danger unless the director can come with new things to do. Two actors, not knowing that each other are doing this, decide that they are going to save the theater by writing a musical.

The Process

Original Play were Selected

Talent young playwrights from all over Northeast Ohio submitted their plays and four were selected

Production Staff were chosen

Directors, costume designers, run tech and prop masters were chosen for each production

Auditions and rehearsals were held

Actors auditioned for each show and the productions were cast. The casts then rehearsed for each show.

Original shows debut at GLTG

On October 17 & 18 the original shows will debut at GLTG. Come support our talented youth!