Monthly Archives: August 2014

Getting to Know RNPF Playwrights: Derick Edgren

Rockford New Play Festival: Hi, Derick! Congrats on being one of two 18 and under playwrights selected for the Festival. So, where are you from and where do you live now?  Derick Edgren: This festival has actually determined my location for … Continue reading

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Getting to Know RNPF Playwrights: Mildred Lewis

  Rockford New Play Festival: Hi, Mildred. Would you mind telling us where you’re from and where you live now?    Mildred Lewis: I was raised on the border of Harlem and Washington Heights in New York City. Now I live in … Continue reading

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Getting to Know RNPF Playwrights: Aaron Adair

Rockford New Play Festival: Hi, Aaron. Where are you from and where are you now? Aaron Adair: I grew up in the smallest county in Texas— only 127 square miles of land and 22 square miles of water — and moved to … Continue reading

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Getting to Know RNPF Playwrights: Caleigh Derreberry

  Rockford New Play Festival: Congratulations on being one of two 18 and under playwrights selected for the Festival! Can you tell us where you’re from and where you live now?    Caleigh Derreberry: I’m from Lilburn, Georgia, but, as of next … Continue reading

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Getting to know RNPF Playwrights – David Ross

Rockford New Play Festival: Hi, David. Would you mind telling us where you’re from and where you live now? David Ross: I was born and raised in Chicago. After a dozen years traveling as a journalist, I settled in Rockford where I went back to school and morphed … Continue reading

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Getting to know RNPF Playwrights: Charlyne Blatcher Martin

Rockford New Play Festival: Hi, Charlyne. We’re so happy to have you as part of the Festival. Would you mind telling us where you’re from and where you live now? Charlyne: I am from Rockford, IL and currently, live in Rockford,IL. RNPF: Can … Continue reading

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Evening of Ten Minute Plays

Rockford New Play Festival presents an evening of Ten Minute Plays (staged readings), Thursday, August 14th 2014, 7:30PM at Mendelssohn’s Starr Center (415 N. Church St., Rockford, IL, 61103). Admission is free and open to the public. The seven selected … Continue reading

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