Out of the Yard: Living with Hope

Featuring two short plays about the cycle of addiction,
Other People’s Kids and Finding Our Way

Living with Hope is produced by Playwrights Project in partnership with the SDSU School of Theatre, Film, and Television.
Directed by Peter Cirino and performed by SDSU Theatre students.

March 16th – 18th, 2017 at 7:30 PM
March 19th at 2 PM

At SDSU’s Experimental Theatre
FREE and open to the public; reservations required.

Reserve Tickets Now for:
Mar. 16 at 7:30PM | Mar. 17 at 7:30PM
Mar. 18 at 7:30PM | Mar. 19 at 2:00PM

Other People’s Kids by Mabelle Reynoso

Four teenagers become entangled with meth, and their lives and families are changed forever. Developed in partnership with numerous organizations and local individuals who volunteered stories of meth’s impact on their lives, from youth in juvenile hall, adults in prisons and reentry programs, parents of those struggling with addiction, counselors, law enforcement, and service providers.

Finding Our Way by incarcerated playwrights at Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility

Personal reflections explore the cycle of addiction in a kaleidoscopic view of recovery, from first time use through the spiraling journey of recovery. Developed in Playwrights Project’s Out of the Yard program at RJD, which is provided in partnership with the William James Association, with support from the California Arts Council and the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

Recommended for ages 16+. Each performance will conclude with a talk back facilitated by a panel of experts.

Please direct inquires and group reservations to Office Manager Emily Fleet at (858) 384-2970 or write@playwrightsproject.org.

Press Materials

Living with Hope Promotional Flyer

Living with Hope Press Release


San Diego State University’s School of Theatre, Television and Film
U.S. Attorney’s Office of the Southern District of California

Social Advocates for Youth (SAY) San Diego

Project PAINT

Additional support provided by:
McAlister Foundation
The James Irvine Foundation
The William James Association Prison Arts Project
California Arts Council
City of San Diego Commission for Arts & Culture
and the State of California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

Directions and Parking

San Diego State University Experimental Theatre
5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego, CA 92182

There are several places to park at SDSU. Street parking is available near the campus as well as in paid parking structures.
The closest structure is Parking Structure 12 (PS12).

Once parked:

The GREEN LINE stops at SDSU and the transit center is located near the new Aztec Student Union. Upon exiting the trolley, follow the path outside and up the walkway. The Outdoor Amphitheater (OAT) will be ahead of you on the left. Follow this walkway across Campanile Walk (look for the large outdoor sculpture). The drama building is across from the music building.

Still lost? Call the SDSU Box Office at 619-594-6884.

Play by Play: Caregivers Anonymous

Playwrights Project supports adult playwrights in the development of new plays through its Play by Play program, which is a dramaturgical process designed to further the development of new plays and strengthen the skills of adult playwrights. The program offers playwrights the opportunity to hear their plays read by actors, engage in discussion with an audience, and work one-on-one with a theatre expert to further develop their script. The program culminates in a community reading of the revised scripts. This year, Playwrights Project is supporting the development of Caregivers Anonymous by Janet S. Tiger, thanks to sponsorship from The San Diego Foundation's Creative Catalyst Program.

Click here for more information about Caregivers Anonymous and its upcoming performances.


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