Hello Opening Act Community!

We are thrilled to invite you to YESfest, Opening Act’s annual festival of student plays! Join us as our students bring their stories and their JOY to the stage!

RSVP to YESfest!


YESfest is FREE and will include 18 original student-generated performances in 6 blocks throughout May 18-21. Join us at The Five Angels Theater @ The 52nd Street Project for as many performances as you wish!


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YESfest 2022 was a huge success!

Audiences of family, friends, Teaching Artists, Board and Social Board members, staff, and alumni were blown away by the unique, singular, and student-centered stories highlighted on stage at the Five Angels Theater in May 2022!



To see photos of previous years’ plays, visit our photo library.

Read about our Play Reading Event.