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Lyric First Page: Past Festivals

2022 Playwriting Festival

Streamed June 14 – 15

We received another series of fantastic plays by Boston-area students this year, a selection of which was read during our second annual Lyric First Page Playwriting Festival. Thank you for joining us!
Plays read and evaluated:
A RHYME IN TIME by Marlie Kass
END OF THE YEAR DISASTER by Raymond Liang
IN THE STARS by Hannah Bodnar
JUDGMENT DAY by Carly Williams
MUTINY by Kate Dickinson
NOT TOMORROW, BUT NOW by Jennifer Mei
RICE COOKER by Naomi Stephenson
THE REBIRTH by Sumaya Mohamed
THE RIVER by Deivi Alexander Perez
THE STRANGE PLANT THING by Alice Furchtgott
Actors featured in reading: Meaghan Robichaud, Margaret Clark, Zehava Younger, Fred Sullivan*, Kate Casner, Christina Chan, Mia Trubelja, Will Martella, Hope Matthews, Sabrina Sexauer, Sis, Kai Chao, and MC Owens

2021 Playwriting Festival

Streamed April 8 – 11

Eight fantastic plays by Boston-area students were read during our first ever Lyric First Page Playwriting Festival. Thank you for joining us!

Growing Up

Coming Across by Jennifer Mei
Golden Trophy by Mayra Da Costa Pereira
Friends by Jaynice Lorenzo
Cardboard Fort by Raya Schulman

Featuring Kathy St George*, Robert Saoud*, Stewart Evan Smith, Yvonne Murphy, Gabriela Hernandez, Elizabeth Albahary, and Katherine Shaver

Imagined Worlds

Midnight Reverie by Ethan Hewlett
The Stories of Myth by Marlie Kass
Starship Philippa by Kate Dickinson
Dreamworld by Mia Karlsson

Featuring Simone Black*, Aimee Doherty*, Jess Meyer, Bill Mootos*, J.T. Turner, Damon Singletary*, Amanda Collins*, Barlow Adamson*, and Diego Klock-Perez*

* member of Actors’ Equity Association

 

Lyric First Page 2021 was produced in partnership with Boston Public Schools, and made possible in part through a generous grant from the Tiny Tiger Foundation and with additional support from The Village Bank. 

Please contact education@lyricstage.com with any questions.

The Lyric First Page festival is made possible in collaboration with Boston Public Schools and with support from Tiny Tiger Foundation.

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