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Creative Writers Shape Instant Play Festival

Photo by Samarah Uribe Mendez
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...

Instant Play Festival throws together a spectacular show

Photo by Caroline Ashford Arya
September 29, 2016

For the ninth year since its inception, the Instant Play Festival kicked off the 2016-2017 Whitman theatrical season in style, with students showcasing their hastily constructed and quality-made short...

The One Act Play Contest

February 18, 2016
The One Act Play Contest took place February 10th-14th, playing student-written and directed plays every night.

Student playwrights prepare for Instant Play Festival

September 25, 2014

This weekend, the Theater Department will host the annual Instant Play Festival. The festival will take place on Saturday and Sunday at 8 p.m. in the Harper Joy Theatre. Assistant Professor of Theater...

Catharsis On and Off the Stage: Tyler Schuh Talks About the One Act Play Festival

Catharsis On and Off the Stage: Tyler Schuh Talks About the One Act Play Festival
February 7, 2013

Sitting on the couches upstairs in the Reid Campus Center, first-year Tyler Schuh discusses his experience writing for Whitman's One Act Play Festival. Unlike most of the others who submitted plays, Schuh...

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