The Young Americans’ Theatre company is Seattle’s only entirely youth run theatre company. Every summer we produce a full season, including a festival of one acts and two main stage shows. The Young Americans’ Theatre Company is dedicated to producing work that speaks to, inspires, and authentically provokes discussion within the young Seattle community.
Our second performance of the season will be:
“Speech and Debate”
By Stephen Karam
Directed by Connor Daviss and Callie Harlow
July 25th, 26th, and 27th at 8:00 PM
When teenage misfit, Diwata, is not cast in her school play she decides to start a debate team at her high school in Salem, Oregon. The only problem is nobody else seems to be interested. After a sex scandal at her high school she finds the perfect solution to her problem, blackmailing two teenage boys into joining her team. This unique dark comedy explores friendship, sexual orientation and what it means to be a teenager.
Performances will be held at Eclectic Theater
1214 10th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122
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