KCACTF

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 […]

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 […]

KCACTF Region 1 update

Three of our second-year playwrights were honored at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival’s (KCACTF) Region 1 Festival in Hyannis: Caity-Shea Violette’s ten-minute play Slow Jam was chosen to advance to the National KCACTF, one of 16 selected across the country—two per region—for consideration for the Gary Garrison National Ten-Minute Play Award. Daniel Blanda’s […]

Great news from KCACTF 2015!

The Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival was held last week, and there is terrific news to share: First-year MFA playwright Livian Yeh (above left) was a co-recipient of the Paul Stephen Lim Asian-American Playwriting Award for her play Nightfall, and graduating MFA playwright Stephanie K. Brownell (above right) won the National Partners of the […]

Representing at KCACTF

Here’s current MFA—soon to be MFA graduate!—Stephanie K. Brownell with fellow playwright Cassie M. Seinuk (who earned her MFA at Lesley University and is the stage manager for our Boston Theater Marathon) living large at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival in Washington, D.C. Thanks for the photo, Cassie! Hope you’re having a terrific […]