Inge Center Announces Reading of COUNTERCLOCKWISE

The William Inge Inge Center for the Arts

Celebrates Caroline V. McGraw,

the Inge House Playwright-in-Residence

With a developmental workshopped reading of


directed by Jennifer Chambers, SDC, of Los Angeles, CA

Saturday, November 12, 2022, 7PM

The William Inge Theatre

Independence Community College

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, the Inge House Playwright-in-Residence helps to support the playwright by providing them with extended time, and space to work. The playwright lives in the William Inge Boyhood Home here in Independence, Ks. They are free to work on projects of their choice and they receive a play development workshop of one of their scripts.

Caroline V. McGraw’s plays include Louder, 1983, I Get Restless, Believeland, Ultimate Beauty Bible, The Bachelors, Tall Skinny Cruel Cruel Boys and The Vaults. Her work has been produced and developed by Page 73, Lesser America, South Coast Rep, New Georges, Washington Ensemble Theatre, Second Stage, Rattlestick, Washington National Opera, Portland Center Stage, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Colorado New Play Festival, The Lark, City Theatre, IAMA Theater, 24 Hour Plays, and Ars Nova, among others. Caroline has written new play commissions for Yale Repertory Theater and South Coast Rep, and is developing a commission from Manhattan Theatre Club/the Sloan Foundation. She has been the recipient of the AracaWorks Graduate Playwriting Award, the Page 73 Playwriting Fellowship, and a Tow Foundation Playwright Residency. She is an alum of Interstate 73, Civilians R&D Group, the Primary Stages Dorothy Strelsin New American Writers Group, and SPACE on Ryder Farm’s Working Farm. Ultimate Beauty Bible is published by Dramatists Play Service. Caroline is a member of the Kilroys, a grassroots collective advocating for gender parity on American stages. She is a graduate of the Playwriting MFA program at the Yale School of Drama, where she studied under Paula Vogel.