Category: News

  • Inge Center Announces Reading of COUNTERCLOCKWISE

    The residency is supported in large part by an ArtsWorks grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, the William Inge Festival Foundation, and Independence Community College. Established in 2002,… Read More

  • 2022 Playwright in Residence

    2022 Playwright in Residence Shannon TL Kearns Reading of THE BODY’S RAPTURE written and performed by Shannon, Directed by Paul W. Kruse.  Reading Saturday September 3rd 7PM in the Black… Read More

  • Photos from the 39th Festival celebrating Lynn Nottage

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  • 2022 Inge Festival Schedule

  • 2022 Otis Guernsey Award-winner Gina Femia to be in Residence at the Inge House

    January 27th, 2022 The William Inge Center for the Arts is honored to welcome Gina Femia to Independence, Kansas as our winter 2022 Inge House Playwright in Residence. Gina is… Read More

  • Inge Festival to Honor Pulitzer Prize-Winning Playwright Lynn Nottage

    The William Inge Theater Festival will celebrate its 39th anniversary April 21-23, 2022 by honoring Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage with the Distinguished Achievement in the American Theater Award.

  • Scholars’ Conference Call for Papers

    The Scholars’ Conference at the William Inge Theatre Festival offers a welcoming forum for researchers at any career stage to present their scholarly work.

  • Shannon TL Kearns is summer 2021 Playwright-in-Residence

    The William Inge Center for the Arts is thrilled to welcome Shannon TL Kearns to Independence, Kansas as the summer 2021 playwright-in-residence at William Inge’s boyhood home.  The William Inge… Read More

  • The Inge Center welcomes Tim J. Lord as playwright-in-residence

    After a year-long hiatus, the Inge Center is thrilled to welcome Tim J. Lord to Kansas as a playwright-in-residence at William Inge’s boyhood home at the end of this month. … Read More

  • The 19th Edition of “24 Hour Plays: ICC” Scheduled August 28, 2021

    “The High School 24 Hour Plays: ICC” returns from a COVID hibernation in a public performance at 7 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021. Sponsored by Independence Community College Theater Department… Read More