Close
Bonneville Phoenix Network
 KTAR News
 Arizona Sports
92.3 FM KTAR
Menu
Social
Latest News

Suburban Phoenix boy's play wins national contest

PHOENIX -- A Valley seventh-grader's clever anti-bullying message, wrapped in a contest-winning play, has earned him and his family a trip to the nation's capital.

Michael Ford, who attends Basis Charter in Chandler, won the Young Playwrights for Change nationwide contest with "Nerdy Nate and the Anti-Bullying Quest." He will watch his play unfold May 16 in a staged reading in Washington during a One Theatre World session hosted by the Kennedy Center.

The event is part of the New Visions/New Voices festival. Ford's play had won Tempe-based Childsplay and Rising Youth Theatre's local contest and was entered into nationals, along with 19 other regional winners' work.

World Class Arizona

  • APSWorld Class Arizona with Arizona's largest and longest-serving electricity utility. APS serves more than 1.2 million customers in 11 of the state's 15 counties.

Voice For A Better Arizona

About the Author


KTAR.com is the online home of KTAR News on 92.3 FM, the Voice of Arizona. We're your source for breaking news, traffic, weather and the stories that matter to you.

Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Latest News