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Winning Playwrights Announced for ANPF 2019

Ashland New Plays Festival Announces Winning Playwrights for ANPF 2019

Four new plays chosen for annual Fall Festival supporting new works for the stage

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Ashland, Oregon – In its 28thseason, Ashland New Plays Festival will present four playwrights’ new works at its flagship annual event ANPF 2019 from October 16–20 in Ashland at the Unitarian Center, 87 Fourth Street.

“I’m excited about our four winning plays and can’t wait to share them with audiences in October,” ANPF’s Artistic Director Kyle Haden said, “This was the deepest pool of finalists we’ve had in my tenure at ANPF, but these four plays stood out. The stories are all very different, but are all well-crafted and will stick with you.”

The ANPF 2019 winners are:

Starter Pistol by Michael Gotch

Michael Gotch for Starter Pistol


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Robert Owens Greygrass to Perform in Los Angeles

Robert Greygrass, formerly an active member of the acting community of Ashland and known around the world for his one man shows “Walking on Turtle Island” and “Ghostlands of an Urban INDN” is back in LA with plans to perform both shows at the Autry In Griffith Park. We felt that readers who plan to be in the area, whether or not they are familiar with Greygrass’ work, would appreciate the opportunity to include one or more of his shows in their plans. Those unable to make it but with friends and family there might want to share. We’ve been fortunate to see both shows and participated in the filming of one and highly recommend either one!

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Gregory Linington prepares for roles with obsessive detail.

Gregory Linington talks about how he is preparing for his role in Love’s Labor’s Lost at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.

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