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Happy Hour with Playwright Karen Zacarías
May 31, 2019 | 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Join us for a pre-show happy hour featuring a conversation with Karen Zacarias, the playwright of Native Gardens.
Karen is the first playwright-in-residence at Arena Stage in Washington, DC and has taught playwriting at Georgetown University. She is the founder of Young Playwrights’ Theater, an award-winning theater company that teaches playwriting in local public schools in Washington, DC. YPT won the 2010 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award from the White House as one of the most innovative arts programs in the nation. The YPT curriculum is currently being used in public schools in DC, VA, MD, New Orleans, Detroit, and Texas and is published on Amazon as “WRITE TO DREAM.”