A little share time. I’m talking about middle school playwrights. Watch the video. Do it now!!!
Hello out there in Theatrefolk blog land! We are here in the middle of our Florida extravaganza trip. We’re at schools, we’re at workshops, we’re seeing premiers, and I just had to share this with you. This is amazing.
I am judging the playwriting individual event, the IE at this weekend’s Florida Juniors Thespians Festival. These are the plays right here, but I can’t show you those because that wouldn’t be fair, and these are my notes right here, but I can’t show you those either because that would not be fair at all.
But this is what I can share with you: I am thrilled, overjoyed, over the moon. I’m amazed. I’m excited. I am in awe of these plays. These plays are written by middle school students – eleven, twelve, thirteen. They are great! They’re really interesting to read. They’re interesting to comment on.
I get plays from professional playwrights, adults, all the time and I read them and I don’t know what to say. I have nothing to say. And it is so awesome that these middle school students are writing about really interesting things that make me excited about playwriting.
These plays rock and I can’t wait to talk to these playwrights this weekend.
That’s it! Thanks very much!