Monday, October 14, 2013

International Playwright Festival at Warner Theatre

Torrington's Warner Theatre located on 68 Main Street in Litchfield Hills is once again hosting the Warner International Playwrights Festival on October 17 - 19. 

Well over 200 plays were submitted from cross the United States and Canada and as far away as Australia, Israel and Great Britain.

This Festival is a celebration of new works by playwrights from across the country and around the globe. The Festival gives playwrights the avenue to submit works that explores the human experience and the human spirit through the presentation of dramatic work.

This year, the 11 winning playwrights include:

Thursday, October 17, 2013 - It Takes Two
SUBTRACTION by Kevin McFillen of Missouri
HATING HOPE by Cynthia "Andy" Landis of Tennessee
INSTANT HARMONY by Joe Starzyk of New York
REVELATIONS by Stephen Hancock of Tennessee
THE HOMECOMING by Garry Michael Kluger of California

Friday, October 18, 2013 - Family Will Not Be Broken
WINTER FLOWERS by Lily Rusek of New York
DEER CROSSING by Mary Conroy of Massachusetts
THE FUTURE OF SINCERITY by Sam Graber of Minnesota
THE NEXT MOVE by William Fowkes of New York

Saturday, October 19, 2013 - Clothes and Courage
THE WOUND by Kevin Jones of Carfiff, Wales, UK
DEAR EMMA* by Robbi D'Allessandro of Massachusetts
TATTOOS by T.F. Cahill of Sacramento, CA
AND ANOTHER THING by Philippe Stessel of New York
SKIRTING THE ISSUE* by Gary Garrison of Connecticut
WHITE BRA WITH A PINK BOW* by Charlene A. Donaghy of Connecticut

The tickets are $15 per night or $30 for all three nights. Each evening is themed with four to six plays performed each night.  For tickets call (860) 489.7180 or visit

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