Winners announced in playwriting competition

April 17, 2012

Janice Eason, New Freedom, Pa., is the first-place winner in the fourth annual Pullo Family Performing Arts Center (The Pullo Center) play competition. Eason received first place honors and $150 for her play, "Limbo." She is an education major. Eric Gernavage, York, Pa., received second place and $100 for his play, "2010."  He is an engineering major. Jasmine Graham, York, Pa., received third place and $50 for her play, “Cutting Ties.”  Graham is an in engineering major.

The plays “Limbo” will be performed by theatre students at noon on Tuesday, April 24 and Wednesday, April 25, in room 114 on the lower level of The Pullo Center.  Admission to the performance is free.  Seating is limited.

The play contest is an annual competition for Penn State York students designed to encourage the creation and development of new plays on campus.  The contest has given out 10 cash awards and staged six new scripts since it started.

The competition was open to Penn State York students enrolled for fall 2011.  Original plays of 10-30 minutes were accepted.  The contest is also sponsored by the Penn State York Theatre Program.


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Last Updated April 19, 2012