Playwright Festival 2016

Each summer, City Theatre of Independence holds a festival featuring eight, original works. This year’s Playwright Festival was July 28-31, 2016. 

2016 Awards:

Tied for Best Overall Production: Wendy Bucheit and Marissa Carter

Best Script: Linda Levin, CHOICE

Plays, authors and directors and cast:

CHOICE by Linda Levin, Kansas City, MO, directed by Kraig Kensinger, featuring Jacob Funk,Kraig Kensinger

DR. DERANGED AND THE SUPER VILLAIN REUNION by Jessica Whitfield, Lee’s Summit, MO, directed by Cara Powers, featuring Mike Wimpy, Deanna Schall, Victor Hentzen, Kevin Prewitt

MOWING DOWN THE JUNIPERS by Rhea Downey, MacCallum, CA, directed by Ernest Williams, Jr., featuring Jennifer Femiano, Andrew McKinley

SEND THIS by Robert L. Kinast, Siesta Key, FL, directed by Wendy Bucheit, featuring Emerson Rapp, Carol Adams-Wyrd

WAITING FOR SEVEN by Hall, Philip W. Longboat Key, FL , directed by Marissa Carter, featuring Pat Bounds, Mary Masterson

COCKTAIL PARTY by Thomas J. Misuraca, directed by Gregory Chafin; with Christopher Murrell and Ian Scott.

DEAD RABBIT by Gene DeJoie, directed by Michael Masterson; featuring Jonathan Fly, Jennifer Davis, Anna Francesca Garcia, and J Purkaple.

NO GOOD DEED by Cynthia Dettlebach, directed by Larry Morris; featuring Erika Freeman and Jeremy Walters.

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