From Gregg Henry: National Festival, April 19-23 2011

From: Henry, Gregg [mailto:GHenry@Kennedy-Center.org]
Sent: Wednesday, March 09, 2011 8:49 AM
Subject: The KCACTF National Festival, April 19-23 2011

THE KCACTF NATIONAL FESTIVAL

April 19-23, 2011

Tuesday, April 19 7:30pm, Family Theater
DEBRIS
by Dennis Kelly
California State University, Stanislaus

Tuesday, April 19 9pm, Family Theater

Concert Reading
NIGHTS ON THE COUCH

By Matthew Fotis, University of Missouri

National Finalist for the John Cauble Award for Outstanding Short Play

Wednesday, April 20 5pm, Family Theater

Concert Readings
THE REALITY FALLACY

By Christopher Shenefelt, Weber State University

and

THE BEST SECRET SANTA PRESENT EVER IN THE HISTORY OF PECKINPAW HIGH SCHOOL

By Ira Gamerman, Ohio University

National Finalists for the John Cauble Award for Outstanding Short Play

Wednesday, April 20 7:30pm, Terrace Theater
LAS MENINAS
by Lynn Nottage
University of Maryland-Baltimore County

Thursday, April 21 7pm,Terrace Theater
THE ODYSSEY
by Mary Zimmerman
adapted from the Robert Fitzgerald translation
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Friday, April 22 5pm, Family Theater
TEN MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL
58 & 59 by Matthew Fotis, University of Missouri
SPACESHIPS AND THINGS THAT LOOK LIKE THEM by Molly Hagan, Ohio University
NANCIES by Adam Groff, Florida State University
THE BALLAD OF 423 & 424 by Nick Pappas, San Francisco State University
THE COYOTE STRATAGEM by Guadalupe Flores, Texas State University San Marcos

Friday, April 22 7:30pm, Terrace Theater
The National Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship Auditions
with Talia Triangolo, from the Rhode Island College production of PIPPIN, featured in “No Time at All”
Presentation of the O’Neill National Critics Institute Scholarships

All Festival Reception to follow

Saturday, April 23 11am, Theater Lab
Concert Reading

THE RWANDANS’ VISIT

By Daniel Sauermilch, Middlebury College
National Finalist for the John Cauble Award for Outstanding Short Play

Saturday, April 23 1pm, Theater Lab
KCACTF Awards Presentations [Design, Playwriting, Dramaturgy, Directing, Scholars]

Saturday, April 23 4pm, Family Theater
The recipient of the

National Student Playwriting Award, Quest for Peace Playwriting Award and the David Mark Cohen Playwriting Award
FALLUJAH
by Evan Sanderson, Boston University

Alternates to the National Festival, in recognition of Outstanding Achievement:
ALMOST, MAINE
by John Cariani, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
EURYDICE by Sarah Ruhl, Albright College
THE TRANSIT OF MERCURY ACROSS THE FACE OF THE SUN by Robert Lawson, Franklin Pierce University
RUINED by Lynn Nottage, Tennessee State University

Gregg Henry, Artistic Director
Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival
Education Department
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Washington DC 20566-0001
202.416.8864
ghenry@kennedy-center.org