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Northern Kentucky playwrights named 2017 winners of Kentucky Theatre Association new play contest

By William McCann KyForward Contributor On Friday night, during the opening night of the Kentucky Theatre Association annual conference at Pikeville’s Jenny Wiley Theatre, the state’s best playwrights of 2017 were celebrated and honored. The evening began with a reading of Richard Cavendish’s 10-minute play, “Botherum.” Following were readings of 20-minute cuttings from “Rural...

Tates Creek drama club, Lafayette sponsor earn top state honors at high school festival

Tates Creek drama club students perform the Amish Project during a dress rehearsal (Facebook Photo)   The drama club from Tates Creek High School received first-place honors for “The Amish Project,” and Paul Thomas of Lafayette High was named the state’s Drama Teacher of the Year at the Kentucky Theatre Association’s 2014 high school festival.   The Bryan Station club placed third...