Honoree Sheldon Harnick (Fiddler on the Roof) with Guest Artists Marjery Harnick and Hal Linden at the 2007 William Inge Theater Festival.

We Honor the Best!

Thank you to our patrons!

We look forward to an outstanding 2018 William Inge Theater Festival, May 9-12.

Tickets for the 2018 Inge Festival, May 9-12, go on sale April 2, at this site. We hope to see you in Indy!

To the reach the Inge Center, call (620) 332-5491 or e-mail info@ingecenter.org

What is the Inge Festival like?
Media shares the experience

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

American Theatre magazine, April 28, 2016.
"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

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

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

PBS News Hour, June 12, 2006 “William Inge Theater Festival Honors Playwrights”


The William Inge Theater Festival New Play is supported in part by the Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission, which receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

The William Inge Center for the Arts is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. Arts Works.