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Wonderful news from KCACTF

The work of two second-year MFA playwrights has been recognized this year by the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF): Jay Eddy’s play Driving in Circles has been awarded the Jean Kennedy Smith Playwriting Award, and is a co-recipient of the KCACTF Musical Theatre Award. The piece was also recognized with Distinguished Achievement in […]

Metzler’s ‘Maid’ honored by AFI and WGA

Maid, adapted for the screen as a Netflix limited series by alum Molly Smith Metzler, was among ten television programs honored by the American Film Institute. Maid is also the recipient of a Writers Guild of America Award—which recognize outstanding achievement in writing for film, television, new media, news, radio/audio, and promotional categories—in its Adapted […]

KCACTF honors for Pipes and Wien

Third-year playwright Eliana Pipes’s DREAM HOU$E is the recipient of the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival’s (KCACTF) Harold and Mimi Steinberg National Student Playwriting Award. The award includes a check for $7,500, membership in the Dramatists Guild of America and the Playwrights’ Center of Minneapolis, and an offer of publication from Samuel French. First-year […]

Big KCACTF Region 1 news for Douglass

Third-year MFA playwright Cayenne Douglass’s one-act play WROL received The Planet Earth Award at last week’s Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) Region 1 Festival. (Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the event was held virtually this year.) WROL is also a finalist for the John Cauble Award for Outstanding Short Play at KCACTF’s National […]

More great news from KCACTF

Second-year MFA playwright Eliana Pipes has been named the recipient of the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival’s Ken Ludwig Playwriting Scholarship. The award, given annually, is based on a student playwright’s body of work. Congratulations!

Great news from KCACTF

Playwright alum Alexis Scheer’s Laughs in Spanish, produced by BPT in 2019, is the recipient of KCACTF’s Harold and Mimi Steinberg National Student Playwriting Award. The award includes a check for $7,500, membership in the Dramatists Guild of America and the Playwrights’ Center of Minneapolis, an offer of publication from Samuel French, and a professional […]