The first Warner Theatre International Playwright Festival will take place in the Warner's Nancy Marine Studio Theatre tonight, July 12 through July 14, 2012 at 8pm each evening.
The Festival is a celebration of new works by playwrights from across the country and around the globe. Festival director, Charlene Donaghy, a Kennedy award-winning playwright, who has organized numerous other festivals around the country has announced that 11 one-act plays have been selected from the 272 plays submitted. Submissions came from across the United States and Canada and as far away as Ireland, Wales, Australia, Costa Rica, and China.
The 11 plays selected will be shown over the course of three themed evenings giving patrons the opportunity to see 4-5 plays with each ticket purchase.
WINNING PLAYWRIGHTS – per night:
Thursday, July 12, 2012 - Family Fractures and Fusions:
FAR NORTH by Victoria Z. Daly of New York
BURIED by Robbi D'Allessandro of Massachusetts
THE THIRD TIME by Stephen Peirick of Missouri
INTAKE by Margot Lasher of Vermont
Friday, July 13, 2012 - Everything Is Not As It Seems:
A GENTLER PLACE by Jeff Carter of California
ANOTHER AUGUST* by Charlene A. Donaghy of Connecticut
THE BALLOON HANDLER MAKES GOOD by Mark Charney of Texas
SINGULAR OF DICE by Ross Tedford Kendall of California
CAUGHT, WITHOUT CANDY* by Gary Garrison of New York
Saturday, July 14, 2012 - From the Beyond:
BREATHING WATER INSTEAD OF AIR by Tira Palmquist of California
YESTERDAYS AND TOMORROWS by Gayle Malloy of Western Australia
THE BARGAIN by Joel Fishbane of Montreal, Canada
THE ANTICHRIST COMETH by David MacGregor of Michigan
For more information or to purchase tickets call the Warner box office at 860-489-7180 or online at www.warnertheatre.org
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