Beth Henley is 2017 William Inge
Theater Festival Honoree 


Acclaimed playwright and screenwriter Beth Henley will be honored with the William Inge Distinguished Achievement in American Theater Award at the 36th William Inge Theater Festival at Independence Community College, Kansas, April 19-22, 2017.

Henley joins the roster of renowned playwrights who have traveled to our small Kansas town, where we honor homegrown writer William Inge with a four-day theatrical celebration each spring.  Henley, a 1981 Pulitzer Prize-winner, joins a select company of acclaimed writers we’ve honored.

Please continue reading of Honoree Beth Henley at  http://ingecenter.org/press-releases/

 

Tickets to the 36th Annual William Inge Theatre Festival,
with Honoree Beth Henley, are now on sale!

The links below lead you to many ticketing options.
Reach the Box Office directly at (620) 332-5491 or
info@ingecenter.org

 Explore the Options--Choose Among Four Great Packages, or Buy for a Single Event.

The Director's Package ($225). Best Value! Every public event, plus 2 meals!
* Hometown Cookout * Meet the Writers * April 20 Day Pass * New Voices Reading * April 21 Day Pass * Tribute to Beth Henley * April 22 Day Pass * Picnic Lunch * Inge About Town Tour * Scenes at the Inge House * Gala Dinner and Entertainment

Night Owl Package ($125). All Evening Public Events--Includes the Dinner at the Gala!
* Hometown Cookout * Meet the Writers * New Voices Reading * Tribute to Beth Henley * Gala Dinner and Entertainment

The VIP Package ($350). The Ultimate Inge Insider--includes two non-public events!
* VIP President's Reception * VIP Honoree Dinner * Plus the entire Director's Package: Hometown Cookout * Meet the Writers * April 20 Day Pass * New Voices Reading * April 21 Day Pass * Tribute to Beth Henley * April 22 Day Pass * Picnic Lunch * Inge About Town Tour * Scenes at the Inge House * Gala Dinner and Entertainment

Daytime Delights Package ($100). Workshops with the Pros and all-access to Play Lab for the entire Festival!
April 20 Day Pass* April 21 Day Pass * April 22 Day Pass * Picnic Lunch

Individual Events ($5-$35).  Limited time? Pick you favorites!

 


 
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 The Inge Center Newsletter The Prompter has all the upcoming events and doings of our Inge Center family of artists. Check out the issues below! And you can always contact us at (620) 332-5492 or info@ingecenter.org

 

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Read media coverage about the Inge Festival experience

American Theatre magazine, April 21, 2015. "Donald Marguiles, Brooklyn Boy, Feted in William Inge's Hometown"

http://www.americantheatre.org/2015/04/21/donald-margulies-brooklyn-boy-feted-in-william-inges-kansas-hometown/

American Theatre magazine, April 28, 2016. "Inge Festival Brings the Theatre World to Independence"

 http://www.americantheatre.org/2016/04/28/inge-festival-brings-the-theatre-world-to-independence/

New York Times, Aug. 5, 2009. "Out of Kansas, Into the World; A Trove of Inge Plays."

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/entertainment-jan-june06-igne_06-12/

New York Times, April 22, 1998. "Frank Rich Journal; Kansas Night Music"

http://www.nytimes.com/1998/04/22/opinion/journal-kansas-night-music.html?rref=collection%2Ftimestopic%2FInge%2C%20William&action=click&contentCollection=timestopics&region=stream&module=stream_unit&version=latest&contentPlacement=9&pgtype=collection

New York Times, April 24, 1996. "Hospitality Takes Center Stage at a Town's Festival for its Native-Son Playwright"

http://www.nytimes.com/1995/04/24/us/independence-journal-hospitality-takes-center-stage-town-s-festival-for-its.html?rref=collection%2Ftimestopic%2FInge%2C%20William&action=click&contentCollection=timestopics&region=stream&module=stream_unit&version=latest&contentPlacement=14&pgtype=collection