Lyric First Page: Past Festivals

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.


Watch our Playwriting Class!

Join Artistic Director Courtney O’Connor and Kids Stage Actor Katherine Shaver as they teach you how to build complex characters for your short play.