Young Playwrights' Theater inspires young people to realize the power of their own voices.

Silence is Violence

Mothering While Black (Fall 2018, Summer 2019)

Silence is Violence

Fall 2018 and Summer 2019, Silence is Violence centered the voices of young Black mothers and their journey through childhood, childbirth and coming of age. YPT partnered with Sasha Bruce Youthwork's program Olaiya's Cradle to present the true stories of Olaiya's Cradle residents through live performances of a choreopoem devised and directed by Farah Lawal Harris and featuring a dynamic cast: Zipporah Brown, Tameika Chavis, Ayesis Clay, Kenya D. Morris and Chinna Palmer.