MDC Playwright: Kevin King

Kevin King is a Midwest-based playwright, director, and producer. A member of the Dramatist Guild, King was a playwright-in-resident for the Charlotte Street Foundation's Studio Residency program. His works have regularly been seen in the Kansas City Fringe festival and in short play festivals like The Fishtank's Along the Line short play festival and Whim Productions' Alphabet Soup: Stories from Queer Voices LGBTQ+ short play festival.

Through Whim Productions, where he is Producing Artistic Director, King has produced his plays including Flowers in the Wardrobe, Film Classics Presents: Heaven So Far (a "Best in Venue" winner at the 2011 KC Fringe Fest), and Mimi Dafoe: Confessions of an Aging Starlet. King's plays range from campy, arch spoofs to slice-of-life works that place queer experiences front and center.