Our Story [Abridged]

Founded by Stephen Sondheim in 1981 and now under the leadership of David Henry Hwang, Young Playwrights Inc. is the only professional theater in the United States solely dedicated to identifying, developing, producing, and promoting playwrights aged 18 and under.

If you're looking for a theater with an amazing history of nurturing young writers and developing the next generation of American playwrights, you've come to the right place!

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