Past Festivals

YearPlaywright HonoreeNote
2019Octavio SolisFestival photos
2018Carlyle BrownFestival photos
2017Beth HenleyFestival photos
2016William Inge Theatre Festival 35th Anniversary CelebrationFestival photos
2015Donald MarguliesFestival photos
2014Arthur Kopit
2013William Inge’s 100th Birthday Commemoration
2012David Henry Hwang
2011Marsha Norman
2010Paula Vogel
2009Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt (1929-2018)
2008Christopher Durang
2007Sheldon Harnick
200625th Anniversary Playwrights’ Retrospective
2005Tina Howe
2004Arthur Laurents (1917-2011)
2003Romulus Linney (1931-2011)
2002John Kander & Fred Ebb (1933-2004)
2001Lanford Wilson (1937-2011)
2000A.R. Gurney (1930-2017)
1999John Guare
1998Stephen Sondheim
1997Neil Simon (1927-2018)Festival photos
1996August Wilson (1945-2005)
1995Arthur Miller (1915-2005)Festival photos
1994Terrence McNallyFestival photos
1993Wendy Wasserstein (1950-2006)Festival photos
1992Sir Peter Shaffer (1926-2016)
1991Edward Albee (1928-2016)
1990Betty Comden (1915-2006) & Adolph Green (1915-2002)
1989Horton Foote (1916-2009)
1988(on the road): Robert E. Lee (1918-1994)
1988Sidney Kingsley (1906-1995)
1987Garson Kanin (1912-1999)
1986John Patrick (1905-1995)
1985Robert Anderson (1917-2009)
1984William Gibson (1914-2008)
1983Jerome Lawrence (1915-2004)