Have you made your free reservations for a night of theatre & tacos?!
We invite EVERYONE to join us on
Sunday, May 21 at 4:30pm on the campus of Texas Wesleyan University
to hear our 2023 plays, celebrate our writers, and be a part of this great evening of theatre that celebrates local talent!
Plus Pepe's Taqueria Food Truck will be on site following the performances —
please stay and eat with us!
Details and finalists below.
Please note, students are allowed to write about any subject they choose. They are allowed to use *colorful language* and adult situations. The topics in this year's readings include difficult subjects such as school shootings, theft, and guns.
*no hate speech is permitted*
Congratulations to our finalist and semifinalist writers!
These plays were selected anonymously through several rounds of professional evaluation. For details on the process, visit circletheatre.com/hspp
We are thrilled for this years Finalist Reading Series! When a Finalist writer cannot attend our Reading Series, we pass along the opportunity to our semifinalist writers to have their play performed! This year's line up includes some amazing plays!
MISTER REFUGE by Houston Howard | Southwest Christian MAGNOLIA SHOES by Christian Steele | Burleson High School THIS IS A ROBBERY by Bella Reale | FWAFA TRAFFIC CONE ROMANCE by Gautam Nalliah, Sam Ryan, Nick Smith | Carroll Senior High School
Join us at Texas Wesleyan University on Sunday, May 21, 2023 at 4:30pm for our HSPP Finalist Reading Series!
Our Finalist Reading Series will feature the staged reading of a mix of finalist & semifinalist plays performed by professional DFW actors.
This event is free of charge and open to the general public, families, and friends of the playwrights. PEPE'S TAQUERIA will have their truck on campus selling taco and quesadilla plates after the performances. Parking is available in LOT L — Performances in The Law Stone Fine Arts Center/Thad Smotherman Theatre | 3001 Avenue E., Fort Worth, TX 76105.
Please note: students are allowed to write about any subject they choose. They are allowed to use *colorful language* and adult situations. The topics in this year's readings include difficult subjects such as school shootings, theft, and guns.
*no hate speech is permitted*
To the KIWANIS CLUB OF FORT WORTH for sponsoring the
High School Playwriting Project. Due to their continuing support,
we are able to offer increased scholarships and opportunities to our writers.
Finalist Scripts | $2000
Semifinalist Scripts | $1000
Top 20 Scripts | $100
We have been able to significantly expand our program —
please visit circletheatre.com/hspp for more information.
We are so thankful for their support.
And don't forget to make your reservations to see
Tiny Beautiful Things at Circle Theatre June 1 - 17, 2023
Student discounts available every Friday night!
** Adult subjects, language, and situations - 15+ **
HSPP WRITERS RECEIVE ONE FREE TICKET DURING OUR 2023 SEASON!
Please Call 817.877.3040 T-F to claim!