From Executive Producers James Wesley and Seth Rudetsky, Associate Artistic Director Carollette Phillips and Technical Director Jonah Verdon, Plays in the House Teen Edition is live-streamed readings of plays for young people, performed by young people to support not-for-profits bringing theater to young people.
Hosted by Juli Rudestsky Wesley, Plays in the House Teen Edition will air each week and every reading will be followed by a Q&A with the playwright!
Host: Juli Rudetsky Wesley
Past Performances Include:
I AND YOU By Lauren Gunderson. Starring Andrew Barth Feldman and Samantha WIlliams.
DO YOU READ ME? By Kat Funkhouser. Starring Amaya Braganza, Savvy Crawford, Gregory Diaz IV, Rocco Polanco
and Presley Ryan.
SPACE GIRL By Mora Harris. Starring Anika Braganza, Lilla Crawford, Zoe Donovan,
Ashley Figueroa, Micah Lawrence, Storm Lever and Casey Likes. Q&A with the playwright after!
FREE SPEECH: Teen Performing Artists and the Power of the Spoken Word Starring Maya Bishop, Adriana Braganza, Amaya Braganza, Anika Braganza, Ché Johnson, Micah Lawrence, Mahyan Lynch, Journi McGee, Maria Nalieth, Sayo Oni, Olivia Ridley and Tevae Shoals.
OZ By Don Zolidis. Starring Julia Cassandra, Brittney Johnson, Alisa Melendez, Sayo Oni, Kevin Wang and JJ
Willis. Q&A with the playwright after! Benefitting Drama Club NYC.
GEORGIA MAE JAMES UNPLUGS AMERICA: By Elizabeth Gregory Wilder. Starring Alex Bello, Jamie Glickman,
Kristoffer Kennedy, George Lamar, Maria Nalieth and Charlie Tassone. Q&A with the playwright after! Benefitting
Alabama Shakespeare Festival.
ALMOST, MAINE By John Cariani. Starring Becca Bastos, Courtnee Carter, Cheech Manohar and Colton Ryan.
Q&A with the playwright after! Benefitting New Conservatory Theatre.
WINTER BREAK By Joe Calarco. Starring Klarke Armstrong, Sachi Dieker, Lex Garcia, Charlotte Gimlin,
Avery Michael Johnson, Imahni King and Lucy Martin. Benefitting Red Eagle Soaring.
THE SHOW MUST GO ONLINE Presented by Amarillo Little Theatre Academy. Starring Alexis Bodkin, Mia Bonds, Kayden Burns, Tre Butcher, Joslyn Choate, Grason Derington, Erin Edwards, Madie Evans, Hannah Felker, Lauren Girty, Jocelin Graham, Macie Groomer, Carrie Huckabay, Bradley Hurt, Austen Jones, Sterling Knight, Savannah Loshnowsky, Abigail Martin, Emily McCallie, Zoë Parrish, Kierce Sanchez, Chloe Spellmann, Sadie Stone and Ethan Worsham. Benefitting Synchronicity Playmaking for Girls.
A SIMPLER TIME By Various Playwrights. Benefitting Philadelphia Young Playwrights.
TWELFTH NIGHT By William Shakespeare. A Musical Adaptation conceived by Kwame Kwei-Armah and Shaina Taub. Music and Lyrics by Shaina Taub. Directed by Deb Gottesmann. Music Direction by Buzz Mauro. Presented by The Theatre Lab.
13 WAYS TO SCREW UP YOUR COLLEGE INTERVIEW By Ian McWethy and VARIATIONS ON A THEME By Ed Monk. Starring Simone Clotile, Lex Garcia, Nicole Goldstein, Donovan Rogers. Directed by Jacob Daniel Smith. Benefitting The Yunion.
HASTINGS STREET: By Barton Bund and Rick Sperling. Starring Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit 's Brianna Bradley, Victoria Grace, Emerson Jeffries, Kristianna Marks, Ife Martin, Aaron McCloud, Jalen Morgan, Jason Parnell, Crystal Tigney, Kaliq White, Ryan Stapleton, Chase Williams and Yasmin Williams along with special young artist guests Cameron Dickson and Carly Post and alum guest Matthew Web. Director/Choreographer: Carollette Phillips. Musical Director: Delashea Strawder. Musical Accompaniment: Keir Ward.
We wish to express our gratitude to the Performers’ Unions:
ACTORS’ EQUITY ASSOCIATION
AMERICAN GUILD OF MUSICAL ARTISTS
AMERICAN GUILD OF VARIETY ARTISTS
through Theatre Authority, Inc. for their cooperation in permitting the Artists to appear on this program.