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Sara Gilbert, Scott Lowell & More Set for Blank Theatre's 22nd Annual Young Playwrights Festival, 6/5-29

More than 35 actors are set to participate in The Blank Theatre's 22nd Annual Young Playwrights Festival, including Sara Gilbert (Roseanne, The Talk, The Big Bang Theory), Curt Hansen (A Snow White Christmas, Wicked), Scott Lowell (Queer As Folk), Michael Grant Terry (Bones), Angel Parker (Lab Rats), Ellen D. Williams (How I Met Your Mother), and Jessy Schram (Falling Skies, Mad Men). Twelve winning plays by young playwrights aged 16 -19 from seven different states will be presented during this year's festival at the Stella Adler Theatre in Hollywood, running from June 5-29.

Other notable performers appearing in the Festival are (in alphabetical order) Sarah Allyn Bauer, Tim Cummings, Shaan Dasani, Aaron Fors, Alberto Frezza, Frank Gingerich, Zena Grey, Arjun Gupta, Paul Hodge, Juanita Jennings, Sophie Kargman, Caroline Lindy, Kayla Madison, Minni Jo Mazzola, Tyler Merna, Matthew Scott Montgomery, Larry Poindexter, John Posey, Romy Rosemont, Maite Schwartz, Patrick Stafford, David Starzyk, Liam Starzyk, Ben Stillwell, Jennifer Stone, Mandy Turpin, Mat Vairo, Tessa Williams, and Ellen Wong.

The Blank Theatre's 22nd Annual Young Playwrights Festival plays Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 2pm, beginning June 5 and running through June 29 at the Stella Adler Theatre, 6773 Hollywood Boulevard (at Highland), in Hollywood. Each week's program includes three plays. Tickets are $20 for adults and $14 for students. Festival Passes, which include one ticket for each week, are $68 for adults and $48 for students. Tickets may be purchased at

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