Abigail Kehoe, Alyssa Slotnick, Christopher Snow, Joe Buchek and Jonas Shivers are the winners of
The theater sent me information about each of the winners:
Abigail Kehoe - Classical Magnet School - Grade 12 is a senior at Classical Magnet School in Hartford, where she is taking a playwriting class and slowly warming to this dialogue-heavy literary medium. Flash fiction, poetry, and novels are her usual forte, but she is hopeful that this opportunity will expand her writing repertoire and make her a better-rounded thespian. Abby is currently stage-managing Classical's production of Iphigenia 2.0 and preparing for National Novel Writing Month in November, where she will be attempting her first complete novel.
Alyssa Slotnick - Lewis S. Mills High School - Grade 12 is a senior at Lewis Mills High School in
Christopher Snow - Global Communications Academy - Grade 9 was born in
Joe Buchek - Hall High School - Grade 11 is a junior at Hall High School. He has never written a play before this one and hopes to learn from this workshop.
Jonas Shivers - Hall High School -Grade 12is a senior at Hall High School in
Students were asked to submit an idea inspired by a topic that is important to them and relevant in their world and for these selected playwrights, Hartford Stage's Education Department will help with the rest.
Winning playwrights sit in on rehearsals for Hartford Stage's Brand:NEW Fall Festival of New Works, participate in writing workshops lead by Hartford Stage's