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EWG Spotlight Series

The Public Theater

June 10 - December 9

The Emerging Writers Group is a component of The Public Writers Initiative, a long-term program that provides key support and resources for writers at every stage of their careers. It creates a fertile community and fosters a web of supportive artistic relationships across generations.

Now in its seventh cycle, the Emerging Writers Group is an important part of The Public’s commitment and long legacy of supporting current and future generations of our country’s most important writers.

This year’s Spotlight Serieswill present readings of a full-length play by each writer of the 2018-19 Emerging Writers Group: Brittany K. Allen, Oscar A.L. Cabrera, Daniella De Jesús,  Ryan J. Haddad, Obehi Janice, Diana Oh, Ife Olujobi, Joshua Young, and David Zheng. These evenings are directed and performed by experienced artists from the theatrical community.

Please click on a writer below to read more about their Spotlight play and when it'll be presented.

JOSHUA YOUNG

JOSHUA YOUNG

RYAN J. HADDAD

RYAN J. HADDAD

DIANA OH

DIANA OH

OBEHI JANICE

OBEHI JANICE

BRITTANY K. ALLEN

BRITTANY K. ALLEN

DANIELLA DE JESÚS

DANIELLA DE JESÚS

IFE OLUJOBI

IFE OLUJOBI

DAVID ZHENG

DAVID ZHENG

OSCAR A.L. CABRERA

OSCAR A.L. CABRERA

Time Warner is the Founding Sponsor of the Emerging Writers Group.

2018-2019 Emerging Writers Groups photos taken by Zack DeZon.

RESERVE YOUR SEAT

Up Next: September 16 - Brittany K. Allen's HAPPY HAPPY JOY JOY