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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...

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

Alex Hagen March 11, 2012

"Hello Failure," a comedy written and directed by Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre Kristen Kosmas, was performed from Thursday, Mar. 1 through Sunday, Mar. 4 at Harper Joy Theatre. The show,...

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Theater department gears up for Instant Play Festival

Alex Hagen September 22, 2011

For one weekend in September, the Whitman theater department will throw caution into the wind and produce fourteen shows in the span of less than 48 hours. Whitman Drama's annual Instant Play Festival,...

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