Wednesday, October 14, 2015

International Winning Playwright Festival at the Warner Theatre

The Warner Theatre located on 68 Main Street in the heart of Torrington is once again hosting the Warner International Playwrights Festival on October 15-17. Well over 200 plays were submitted from cross the United States and Canada and as far away as Australia.

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 15, 2015 beginning at 8 pm – PASTICHE
QUOTA by James Hutchison – Alberta, Canada
CAFÉ UNIQUE by Michèle Raper Rittenhouse – New York
KITTY & TOY by Julie Weinberg – New York
WHAT IS GAINED: A Muse on Consequence by Evan Guilford-Blake – Georgia
Friday, October 16, 2015 beginning at 8 pm – MOMENTS
GOLDEN YEARS by Cynthia Chapman – Massachusetts
FAMILY MARKERS by Faye Sholiton – Ohio
FACING BACKWARDS by George W. Kelly – New Hampshire
THE SOOTHSAYER by Steven Young – Texas
Saturday, October 17, 2015 beginning at 8 pm – DUET
JOANIE & FREDDIE ON VALENTINES DAY by Charlene Donaghy – Connecticut
ONE THREE TWO by Michael Weems – Texas
DAD'S VISION by Benjamin V. Marshall – New Jersey
NOT ENOUGH by Chip Bolcik – California
TWO by Eugenie Carabatsos – New York
The tickets are $15 per night. Each evening is themed with four to six plays performed each night.  For tickets call (860) 489.7180 or visit

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