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Podcast 018: The Twofer! Jordan Marie Finley and Cecelia Kouma

Jordan Marie Finley and Cecelia Kouma on Hey Playwright

It’s a two-for-one episode! In the spirit of the 2021 Plays By Young Writers Festival, Tori and Mabelle talk with Jordan Marie Finley, two-time winner of Playwrights Project’s annual California Young Playwrights Contest. Jordan shares her journey into playwriting and the inspiration for her plays, as well as how a Twitter post led to front row tix to Elton John; her most liked tiktok featuring a WB actor and her appearance on Michelle Obama’s Twitter feed. THEN, Cecelia Kouma, Executive Director of Playwrights Project, joins the show to discuss her 20+ years with the organization; the evolution of the Plays by Young Writers festival; and her development of the Community Storytelling programs. Go to show notes.