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Great Plains Theatre Conference Featured Artists


Each year the Great Plains Theatre Conference honors an established playwright. This year, Doug Wright will receive the Great Plains Playwright Award.

Doug has won numerous awards during his career both as a playwright and as a screenplay writer. Among his works are I Am My Own Wife (Pulitzer Prize, Tony Award), Quills (OBIE Award), Grey Gardens and the stage adaptation of The Little Mermaid currently on stage.

Tammy Grimes   Daniel Irvine   Javon Johnson

Tammy Grimes
Tony Award Winner


Daniel Irvine
Award Winning Educator


Javon Johnson
Emerging Playwright

Marshall Mason   Patricia Neal   Joel Vig

Marshall Mason
OBIE Award Winner


Patricia Neal
Tony & Academy Award Winner


Joel Vig
Broadway Actor