2006 Seven Devils Playwrights Conference
Staged Reading with Guest Artist Robert Schenkkan
Lewis and Clark Reach the Euphrates by Robert Schenkkan
The most famous Advance Team in American History gets a little lost. A tragic/comedy in two centuries by this Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of The Kentucky Cycle .
The Staged Readings
Homespun by Mary Portser
What's wrong with the Johnsons? Why do they behave so strangely? A woman finds out what it takes to join the family unit in this timely comedy of shifting stories and fun with firearms.
Paper Dolls by Timothy Braatz
Inspired by the arrest of his girlfriend Millie at a local protest, Johnny plans to exhibit a politically explosive--and exploding--new sculpture piece in her front yard. But as Johnny quickly learns, it's one thing to have ideals and another to mess up Millie's lawn.
The Intensive Play Readings
Demolition by Ben Sahl
A dark comedy about fathers, sons, and how hard it is to let go until someone blows you up.
The Tragedy of the Brothers Lafferty by Ben Verschoor A group of brothers descend into religious fundamentalism, pitting them against their youngest brother's wife, and each other, in this Shakespearean-styled latter-day tragedy.
Photos from the Conference
The Student Staged Readings
Anything & Everything Concerning the Unsure Diagnosis of a Dead Girl by Erin Falvey
Three doctors investigate the mysterious death of a famous girl. How did she die? What will they tell the public? More importantly: what does the public want to believe?
I Think We Can Make It, It Can't Be That Hard by Austin Foudy
An inter-racial relationship shatters when an unexpected pregnancy forces a teenage girl and her boyfriend to make difficult choices.
Pixels by Kali Boroski
As the universe expands, so do our molecules, until we are pixelated out of existence…Honey, the world is ending. Do you know where the kids are?
Untitled by Cassia Hershenow
When Oneyda's boss is late she must chose between taking the last bus home & taking care of Sophie… she chooses both in this revealing play about culture, poverty and the landscape of a new America