Your Regional Guide To The Performing Arts

Presented by Milwaukee Chamber Theatre

The biennial Young Playwrights Festival Showcase will be presented virtually this February!


Tickets are on sale now on our video platform.

20-21 Subscribers will receive further instructions about complimentary access via email in January.

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The Showcase Productions

  • THE ARRANGED MARRIAGE by Samia Sheikh is directed by Jeffrey Mosser and features the talents of Maaz Ahmed, Sonia Cummings, Natalie Lall, and Kanchana Srinivasan. The piece focuses on a young couple facing an arranged marriage who lay down some ground rules with their parents.

  • LUCIFER JR. by Dexx Spychala is directed by Nadja Simmonds and features Kory Friend and Joel Kopischke. LUCIFER JR. takes a witty look at what life would be like as the spawn of Satan.

  • TO MAKE HISTORY AND LET OTHERS WRITE ABOUT IT by Imanol S. Ruiz is directed by Jake Penner and features David Flores, Miriam Kopec, Augosto Rios, and Daniel Torres-Rangel. HISTORY is inspired by the true story of a priest as he reflects on one of his pupils.

Honorable Mention Readings

  • BLOOM. by Sylvie Elise Arnold and directed by Catie O'Donnell looks at a young woman’s travels through life and art as they lead her through pain to freedom. BLOOM. features JJ Gatesman and Jaclyn Janowski.

  • DANCE WITH ME by Hanah Galvan and directed by Giana Blazquez follows a high school student in the U.S. who collides with and embraces her Ecuadorian heritage. DANCE WITH ME features Sandra Hollander, Nashley Medina, Elisheva Scheuer, and Ella Vitrano.

  • JUST FRIENDS by Bianna Townsend, directed by Samantha Martinson and Brielle Richmond, is a story of two friends at State Fair who discover they’re in a love triangle—and agree there’s only one way out. JUST FRIENDS features Niajah McGee, Malaina Moore, and Braylen Stevens.

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