Durango playfest takes stage for second year

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Durango playfest takes stage for second year

Five readings will highlight annual event
Terry Bacon, PlayFest co-chairman, addresses the audience at a reading in 2018 at Durango Arts Center.
2018 PlayFest reading of “The Dizziness of Freedom,” with, from left, Durango High School Drama Director Ben Mattson, Equity Actor from California Laura Spencer, Equity Actor and former star of “M*A*S*H*” Mike Farrell and Fort Lewis College drama student Hallie Denman.
Playwrights Lee Blessing, left, and Stephen Nathan, at last year’s opening session for PlayFest at the Rochester Hotel.

Durango playfest takes stage for second year

Terry Bacon, PlayFest co-chairman, addresses the audience at a reading in 2018 at Durango Arts Center.
2018 PlayFest reading of “The Dizziness of Freedom,” with, from left, Durango High School Drama Director Ben Mattson, Equity Actor from California Laura Spencer, Equity Actor and former star of “M*A*S*H*” Mike Farrell and Fort Lewis College drama student Hallie Denman.
Playwrights Lee Blessing, left, and Stephen Nathan, at last year’s opening session for PlayFest at the Rochester Hotel.
If you go

WHAT: Durango PlayFest, second annual festival of new American plays with panels, presentations, rehearsals and readings; a project of the Durango Arts and Events Center initiative, formerly STEAM Park, in affiliation with Fort Lewis College.

When: Aug. 5-10.

Where: Various Durango locations.

Tickets: Some free events. Individual readings $25 plus $3.16 service fee; Fest Party $35; or a $100 festival pass plus service fee. Available online at www.durangoplayfest.org.

More information: Call 335-8264 or visit www.durangoplayfest.org.

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