The Young Playwrights Festival 2001, running through December 1st at the Cherry Lane Theatre Alternative Space, presents its Tuesday Talks Series. Every Tuesday, Young Playwrights Inc. invites audiences to experience a powerful evening of theater - penned by the talented winners of the Young Playwrights Festival National Playwriting Competition - followed by the inside scoop on the making of new plays. Each Tuesday Talk will feature today's most compelling playwrights in tandem with some talented newcomers - the award-winning young writers of YPF 2001. The Tuesday Talks schedule is as follows (subject to change): 10/30/01 Alfred Uhry / Kia Corthron 11/06/01 John Weidman / Lynn Ahrens 11/13/01 Warren Leight / Carol Hall / Kenneth Lonergan 11/20/01 Douglas Carter Beane 11/27/01 David Henry Hwang / Nan Knighton Tickets to the Young Playwrights Festival are $30; preview tickets (including the October 30th Tuesday Talk performance) are $20. Student rush tickets are available for $15 (with ID 30 minutes before the performance). Tickets may be purchased by calling Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200. All Tuesday Talks performances begin at 7:00 p.m., with discussions to follow.