Latest Past Events


The Booth Hotel 201 W Main Street, Independence

Our closing ceremony for the 40th Annual William Inge Theater Festival. Join us for a tribute to William Inge. A cocktail hour celebration with music, new memories, and light fare,... Read More

The Dark at the Top of the Stairs

William Inge Theatre 1057 W. College Ave., Independence

THE DARK AT THE TOP OF THE STAIRS premiered on Broadway in 1957 with a cast including Pat Hingle, Theresa Wright, and Eileen Heckart. The 1960 movie included Robert Preston,... Read More

Independence Public Library Talk

Independence Public Library 220 East Maple St., Independence

A panel discussion with festival guest artists about the influence of our Midwest region on their work.