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Local Playwrights

An evening of staged readings of short plays by local playwrights. The performance is followed by a reception with the playwrights!

The mission of The Marcia L. Bogash Playwright Festival is to provide local artists with an engaging environment for the development and promotion of new theatrical works in memory of one of Carroll County’s most celebrated arts advocates. On alternating years, the festival will feature plays written by either high school students or members of the community at large.

This year’s featured playwrights are:

Jeff Dunne – The Boundaries of One’s Self – A person’s spirit having to contemplate what life is while having surgery performed on them.

Rocky Nunzio – A Very Apocalyptic Christmas – Two people in an apocalyptic wasteland meeting up after a longtime a part and discussing what their new life is like.

Terence Powell – Intercourse on a Golf Course, of course of course – Man celebrating his 70th birthday with his three loudmouth sons.

Allison Fradkin – Heard Mentality – A women about to go on a first date discussing it with her two come-to-life hearing aids.

Benjamin Hopkins – They Jumped/They Fall – Three people on the street arguing if someone fell or jumped.

Kara Coffman – The Scattering – Two strangers meet in a scenic park, each dealing with a tragedy.

Ramon Miranda Amaya – Birthday Manicure – Latine mother and son celebrating his 18th birthday while he continues to hide his true self.

Erin Jones – Dress Code – After school staff meeting lead by the principle that centers around the school’s dress codes.

Tina Hoff – The Poet and The Philosopher-King – Two monologues, one about a student’s relationship with a professor and one about a professor’s wife.

About Marcia L. Bogash (1934 – 2017)

A founding member of the Carroll Players theater group, Marcia L. Bogash was an avid supporter of the arts in Carroll County. She was also an active Carroll County Master Gardeners member and worked with the Charlotte Quest Nature Center in Manchester. This festival is dedicated in her memory to honor her impact on the Carroll County arts community.


$12 Adults
$8 ages 25 & Under and ages 60 & Up
CCAC Members get additional 10% off

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