Arts Preview: Madlab's Young Writers Short Play Festival

Jim Fischer

This marks the fifth year for MadLab's Young Writers Short Play Festival, which provides an opportunity for young writers to have their work staged by the Columbus troupe.

This year, 10 plays by 11 local high school writers are part of the festival, which closes this weekend. Friday's featured writers are Nicole Ewen, TyQura Fountain, Myles Lawson, Anna Rolinatis and Zoe Thomas. Saturday's show will include works by Grace Hargis, Rachel Harris, Eryn Henderson, Hannah Woods and Emily Lynch and Eliya Smith.

MadLab Theatre

8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, July 29

and 30

227 N. Third St.,