Abbey Fenbert


Two of our Playwriting alums—Abbey Fenbert (Intentions) and Leo McGann (The Honey Trap)—are at the Great Plains Theatre Conference (GPTC) this week as part of PlayLab. Twenty-one PlayLabs are held throughout the Conference week with three staged readings running simultaneously. Playwrights receive feedback on their work from a panel of GPTC Guest Artists, as well as other […]

Michael Kanin Playwriting Awards announced

KCACTF winners past and present at BPT for Peter M. Floyd’s Absence. L-R: Stephanie Brownell, Abbey Fenbert, Peter M. Floyd, John Kuntz and Michael Parsons. (Thanks for the photo, Kate!) Great KCACTF news for current MFA students and alums: Abbey Fenbert’s Intentions was awarded the Mark Twain Prize for Comic Playwriting; Michael Parsons’ Sumner Falls […]

KCACTF Region 1 finalists announced

Work by three of our current MFA playwrights will advance to the national-level award competitions at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) in Washington, D.C. Line Please by Will Carter and The Sand Beneath the City by Abbey Fenbert will compete for the John Cauble Award for Outstanding Short Play. Stephanie Brownell’s Eskimo […]