All events will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn at I-35 and 119th St in Olathe, Kansas, 12080 S. Strang Line Road.
Conference ScheduleReception - $30
8:00pm Thursday, September 27
Join us in the Pre-Function area for mingling, drinks and snacks, consisting of a variety of cheeses, crackers and fruit. Each playwright will receive a drink ticket for a glass of house wine or domestic beer (there will also be a cash bar). At 8:00pm, we will gather in the ballroom to hear introductions from our adjudicators, Beth Blickers and Sean Grennan, and invited speakers.
Play Readings - Free
Session 1 & 2: 8:30am - 12:45pm Friday, September 28
Session 3 & 4: 1:45pm - 6:30pm Friday, September 28
Session 5: 11:30am-12:30pm Saturday, September 29
Session 6 & 7: 1:30pm - 5:15pm Saturday, September 29
Midwest Comedy Scene Off - Free
7:30pm Friday, September 28
Our writers and guests from the audience will write a quick, one minute scene based on what they draw from the bowl, and have them performed immediately by local actors.
Breakout Sessions - Presenting Playwrights Only
9:00am Saturday, September 29
Dinner Gala - $50 ($80 for two)
7:00pm Saturday, September 29.
The dinner menu is chicken madeira (unless you’ve arranged for a substitute), house salad, bread, seasonal vegetables, garlic mashed potatoes, cheesecake and iced tea. There will be a cash bar in the Pre-Function area.