“One of the nation’s preeminent festival-based new-play springboards.”
— American Theater magazine
Three play sampler package:
Day 1. Arrive for welcome and lunch with CATF staff member. You’ll see sketches and set designs for the play on your tour. You’ll also get a private backstage tour of the sets before your first 2:30 performance. After the play, you’ll have time for yourself and dinner on your own. We’ll meet again for the second play at 8 p.m., followed by discussion with members of the cast. You’ll return to the Bavarian for the night.
Day 2. You’ll start the day with a breakfast with Festival Founder Ed Herendeen at 10 a.m., followed by the third play at 12 noon. We’ll return to the Bavarian Inn for tea and snack to talk about our experiences and say our farewells.
Plays in this sampler in order are “Byhalia, Mississippi” by Evan Linder, “We Will Not Be Silent” by David Meyers, and “Wild Horses” by Allison Gregory.
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To read the article in American Theatre about this Contemporary American Theater Festival, click here.