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Vol. CLIV, Issue 5
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Creative Writers Shape Instant Play Festival

Alasdair Padman, Staff Reporter September 28, 2017

Popping ghosts, pirates sniffing cocaine, a writer’s mind unraveling, radical love and the bargaining of lives marked the first night of the 10th annual Instant Play Festival. By the end of the weekend...

Playwrights give guidance, inspiration to Instant Play Festival participants

Playwrights give guidance, inspiration to Instant Play Festival participants

Mallory Martin September 20, 2012
The Instant Play Festival is a time-honored Whitman tradition. Entering its fifth year, the festival gives 14 Whitties the opportunity to learn from three different professional playwrights over the course of three weeks, absorbing all they can and learning the tricks of the trade.

‘Hello Failure’ offers graceful, life-affirming portrait of courage

Alex Hagen March 11, 2012
Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre Kristen Kosmas' play “Hello Failure," described as a “sprawling, associative, neo-realistic comedy of beauty," was performed from Thursday, Mar. 1 through Sunday, Mar. 4 on the Alexander Stage of the Harper Joy Theatre.
Credit: Marie von Hafften

Theater department gears up for Instant Play Festival

Alex Hagen September 22, 2011
Whitman's Instant Play Festival, now entering its fourth year, has become an anticipated tradition among many in the Whitman community. The festival produces fourteen shows in the span of less than forty-eight hours.
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