Pendragon Theatre presents Young Playwrights’ Festival April 5

SARANAC LAKE – Witter Swanson, Amber Baker and the Pendragon Theatre crew will host a full day of festival activities April 5, including the following:

From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Pendragon invites children in grades one to six to join Jessica Deeb and Executive Artistic Director Karen Lordi-Kirkham for a workshop entitled “Playwriting on Your Feet.”

From 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., judges Fred Balzac, Karen Lewis and Karen Lordi-Kirkham will host a panel discussion on playwriting entitled “Playwrighting Perspectives.” Open to all ages.

At 7 p.m., Witter Swanson’s “Elmer” will be performed and Amber Baker’s “The Esteemed Institute” will be read for the public. A reception will follow the performances.

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Pendragon Theatre is located at 15 Brandy Brook Ave., Saranac Lake.