Festival 46 Playwriting Awards

Below is a list of plays selected for regional festival as part of the Region IV National Playwriting Program in 2014.

Click on the title of any selection to download a PDF copy of the submitted play.
Please note that the authors retain all rights to their respective works, and their availability for download on this page should not in any way imply the grant of license to perform or otherwise use these works. Please contact the author with licensing requests.

David L. Shelton (Full-length play) Award Winner

Bread and Circuses Edward Precht College of Charleston


Orders Kevin Ferguson Hollins University

One-Act Plays

Alphabetically, not in ranking order:

Dog Won’t Hunt Adam Hofe SCAD
Fact Check Laura King Hollins University
Fallout Laura King Hollins University
Fighting for Iphigenia Tamra Martin Lesley University
Legally Wed Kevin Ferguson Hollins University
Run, Jane, Run Jeri Weiss Hollins University

These top six selections will present a staged reading at Regional Festival.

Ten-Minute Plays

These are NOT in ranking order:

The Beauticians Molly Pease University of Georgia
King of the Woods Molly Pease University of Georgia
Mirror Mirror Laura King Hollins University
Our Own Little Carnie Sideshow Nate Harpel SCAD
Small Talk (not attending) Annie Sizemore James Madison University
Whatever Cynthia Kay Lesley University

These top six selections, except for Small Talk, will be given a fully staged reading at the festival: cast, rehearsed, and presented at the Regional Festival. 


Medium Skewered Haney Anderson College of Charleston
Give Me the Birds Nathan Maxwell Troy University
Shiloh’s Shoe Repair Conner Dodenhoff College of Charleston