Two students from Baltimore City schools and one from Howard County will be honored as first-place winners in Center Stage's fifth annual Young Playwrights Festival to be held at 7:30 p.m. Monday. The event is free and open to the public.
The awards ceremony will be highlighted by staged readings of the winning one-act scripts: "Dream Jury," by Paul A. Bachmann of Howard High School, "These Things Aren't Supposed to Happen," by Ebony Ashby of Dunbar Middle School, and "A Doggone Dream," by Tina Emory of Woodhome Elementary School.
The winning scripts were selected from 150 submitted by participants in Center Stage's Playwrights-in-Schools Program. This year, eight professional playwrights to conduct week-long residencies in 38 schools in 15 Maryland counties.