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Archive for Young Playwrights Festival

THE WHY at the Blank Theatre

Photo by Ann McGrath

Bob Verini  -   Stage Raw

Victor Kaufold’s The Why is a young man’s play, and feels like it. Essentially a series of revue sketches on the topic of school gun violence, it was featured in the Blank Theater’s venerable Young Playwrights Festival in 2000 when Kaufold was 19. Now with a Yale MFA in tow, he doesn’t appear to have revisited the work much to deepen its thrusts and smooth over its rough edges. Read more…

Now running through Oct. 19.