Writopia Lab’s Worldwide 2013-2014 Plays Festival
is JAN 3rd, 2014
About the Contest
Writers around the country (including Writopia playwrights) were invited to take part in our 2012-2013 Worldwide Plays Festival Competition.
We welcomed submissions in our elementary school, middle school, and high school categories. The first 250 submissions received a written critique by one of our playwrighting judges. Two winners from each age division will be produced at our theater festival in May! Listed below are the winners and runners up.
2013 Elementary School
- "If Hearts have Bottoms at All" by Abigail-Sylvor Greenberg
- "Magic Quest" by Isabella Rothman
- "9-11" by Siena Malmad
- "My Dramatic Life in 5th Grade" by Autumn Davis
- "Tough Love" by Maya Bradley
2013 Middle School
- "The Killer Drag Queens of New York" by Ilana Cohen
- "A Second Chance" by Lexi Bonfils
- "Blanche had a Stroke" by Stephanie Okun-Schwartz
2013 High School
- "Perception" by Alexis Payne
- "The Property Ladder" by Hanel Bevaja
- "Miraculous" by Hannah Goldman
- "Green is the Color of Tears" by Faith Bates
- "Homework: The Musical" by Anne Blech
- "Dragon Master" by Tiffany Murray
- "The Plight" by Siobhan Nicholson
- "Twelve Nineteen Twelve" by Austin Larsen
- "Don’t Judge" by Khrystal Agard
Playscripts Award and Scholarship
High school seniors and juniors were also eligible for our Playscripts Award & Scholarship. The publishing house Playscripts has sponsored a $2,500 scholarship to the winner (juniors and seniors only) of the 2013 Worldwide Plays Competition. The winning play will also be produced in our festival in May.
Worldwide Pants Humor Award and Scholarship
David Letterman's production house, Worldwide Pants, sponsored a $2,500 scholarship to the playwright who writes the funniest play of the 2013 Worldwide Plays Competition. Playwrights, 6-18, who live in the United States were eligible. The winning play will also be produced in New York City in May.
Come to the Festival!
Please buy tickets for as many nights of the festival as you can. Each night will feature different plays and all of the nights will get you laughing, move you, and leave you shocked at the amazing work these young playwrights have crafted.
The links on the left bring you to the listing for the night on which that play will be performed.