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About William Inge Theatre Festival

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Phone Number
  • 800-842-6063 ext. 5835
  • 1057 W. College Avenue, Independence, Kansas 67301


For over a quarter century, Broadway and Hollywood's brightest stars have met in William Inge's hometown to celebrate the best in American theatre. Since 1982, the William Inge Theatre Festival has honored our country's greatest playwrights for their Distinguished Achievement in the American Theatre. This year we are proud to honor Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick, co-creators of Fiddler on the Roof, She Loves Me, Fiorello!, and The Apple Tree, among others. Past honorees include Edward Albee, Arthur Miller, Neil Simon, Stephen Sondheim, Wendy Wasserstein, August Wilson, and many others. This year's festival guests will include Gigi Bolt, Jackson Bryer, Robyn Cohen, David and Robert Ellenstein, Robert L. Freedman, Kaitlin Hopkins, Jean Kauffman, Michele Pawk, Mary Beth Peil, Theresa Rebeck, J.T. Rogers, Ken Ruta, Diane Sutherland, Walter Willison, Will Willoughby, Elizabeth Wilson, Luke Yankee and many others.