Festival of the Kid produces the winning entries from our annual Neighborhood Play Contest every Spring. The pieces are written by K-12 students, performed by area teens, and directed by seasoned theatre professionals.
Performance dates are May 16, 17, & 18 of 2022. We will have two shows each evening - 6:30pm and 8:15pm.
Tickets on sale now! Ticket prices are $10 for adults and $5 for students under 12 years old. A three-day festival pass for patrons 12 and older will be available for $20.
*Season ticket holders get in free for all performances.*
Monday, May 16th (all audiences):
If Target Was Against Walmart, by Silvia Ho, Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts
Stage Fright in a Nutshell, by Julian Morales, Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts
What If Aliens Came To Earth, by Lily Janda, Caprock Elementary School
Good Luck, by Ian Martinez, Independence Elementary School
Battle of the Fries, by Samuel Jungli, Parkview Elementary School
Fictional Prose, by Kimberly Carrillo, North Side High School
Time, by Brenda Tovar, Carter Riverside High School
Spork, by Brock Elliott, Booker T. Washington High School
The World Inside the Screen, by JulyBeth Enriquez, North Side High School
Signing Off, Olivia Stanley, Booker T. Washington High School
Tuesday, May 17th (ages 12 and up recommended):
Let the Holidays Begin!, by Silvia Ho, Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts
American Girl, by Sileana Guardado, North Side High School
Fame, by Hayden Elliott, Booker T. Washington High School
It Will Change You, by Jackson Strange, Birdville High School
John Cusack is for Dead People Too, by Ellie Coffee, Booker T. Washington High School
Wednesday, May 18th (ages 12 and up recommended):
I Cant Believe He is Staring at Me, by Alyssa Morales, Riverside Middle School
A Poem, by Analie Alonso Landeros, Riverside Middle School
I am a Girl, by Angela Arriaga, Riverside Middle School
Dance, by Mily Enciso Hernandez, Riverside Middle School
You're So Pretty, by Alyssa Morales, Riverside Middle School
Who I Am, by Lauryn Wettengel, Byron Nelson High School
Sleep, by Olivia Kersh, Fort Worth Country Day School
To Be In Love, by Alexandria McCoy, Nimitz High School
Bottle Episode, by Olivia Stanley, Booker T. Washington High School
The Boy Who Cried I Am, by Mason Lassiter, Birdville High School
Reach out to Development Director, Tonya Wilson-Brown at Tonya [at] stagewest.org if you have additional questions.
Get a glimpse into the minds of today's kids at this one-of-a-kind play festival!