2001 Seven Devils Playwrights Conference
Guest Artist Lee Blessing
CHESAPEAKE by Lee Blessing
“Arts. Politics. Dogs. Anyone who finds each word intriguing on its own and the three irresistible together should be transported…” NY Newsday.
The Staged Readings
THE RACCOON by Dano Madden
The students of Oakwoods High are celebrating their graduation, when the appearance of an old friend forces them to confront their memory of the one day when their desire to get back at the class troublemaker went horribly wrong.
JEWELS OF DENIAL by Ben Sahl
With the Feds on his heels and polluted ground water poisoning his family, Phil's only chance is to unload the family pesticide business - fast - but his scheme is thrown into jeopardy with the unexpected arrival of his daughter Vicky.
MEET UNCLE CASPER by Robert Kerr
He wasn't supposed to come to the family picnic, but now he's here. They've banished him to the kiddie table, but is that really such a good idea?
THE URN OF DREW by Mary Lathrop
When everybody's favorite relative turns up dead, the Fink family can't quite figure out how to let him go. A black comedy about grief.
Photos from the Conference
The Student Staged Readings
A SPIDER'S WEB AND A GAME OF CHESS by Ethan Ede
A DAY DREAMERS HISTORY by Casey McMannus
ALL THAT MATTERS by Sara Mello
THE FINAL INNING by Meghan Barseness