2022 New Play Development Conference

Thank you for a successful 2022 PlayPenn Conference! We are proud to share that 106 Philly-centric artists were involved in this year’s conference.

July 5th-24th, 2022

Conference Finalist Readings

Gente Del Sol
by
Santiago Tonauac Castro

Whispers of My Sister
by
Stephanie Kyung Sun Walters

The Pigeon
by
Brie Knight

Fat Muslim Girls
by
Ken Kaissar

Foundry Graduate Readings

2022 Honorable Mentions

Step Mom, Step Mom, Step Mom.
by
Jahna Ferron-Smith

Redemption Game
by
Lisa Konoplisky

if nobody does remarkable things
by
Emma Gibson

Dissent
by
James Christy

"My head is still spinning from the wonderful plays I saw last week. The characters jump in and out of my memory and get me a little dizzy. I'm the guy who told you I shall plan my summer vacations around PlayPenn for the foreseeable future."

-William Clovis, patron