The Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival Presents: Award- Winning Plays from the Michael Kanin National Playwriting Program

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Gary Garrison
Backstage Books, 2006 - Drama - 319 pages
• Foreword by Neil La Buteplusthe
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• KCACTF involves more than 18,000 college students annually—and they all need a copy of this book

• KCACTF plays are staged at state, regional, and national competitions, all heavily attended

• Exciting new material for theater producers, playwrights, aspiring playwrights, and drama students at every level

Since 1969, the American College Theater Festival has recognized the finest work produced in college and university drama programs through state, regional, and national festivals around the country. At last, many recent competition winners have been gathered into one volume, an anthology of the work the Kennedy Center judges to be the best from our young dramatists. Entertaining, challenging, and sometimes startling, these plays introduce readers to the emerging playwrights who are sure to be the theater giants of tomorrow.

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About the author (2006)

Gary Garrisonis the national chair for playwriting at the Kennedy Center. He is also a professor at New York University,
a well-regarded playwright, and the author of several books, includingTake Ten.
He lives in New York City.

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