William Inge Festival to Salute Arthur Miller at April 22 Ceremony

News   William Inge Festival to Salute Arthur Miller at April 22 Ceremony Playwright William Inge and Arthur Miller were once contemporaries on the Broadway stage. Now the annual festival named after the former writer will honor the memory of the latter scribe, who died Feb. 10 at the age of 89.

The 24th Annual William Inge Theatre Festival will take place at Independence Community College, Independence, Kansas. In remembrance of Miller, a tree will be planted in the "Playwrights Garden" in front of the William Inge Theatre. Another one will be planted in memory of late lyricist Fred Ebb, who died on Sept. 11, 2004. The Inge Center has planted trees in memory of additional late past honorees Jerome Lawrence, Adolph Green, Garson Kanin, Sidney Kingsley, Robert E. Lee, and John Patrick.

Arthur Miller is the author of All My Sons, Death of a Salesman, The Crucible, A View From the Bridge and The Price.

For more information on the William Inge Theatre Festival, call (800) 842 6063 ext. 4216 or visit www.ingecenter.org.

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