The 31st Annual William Inge Theatre Festival is honoring great American playwright David Henry Hwang with the Distinguished Achievement in the American Theatre Award. Also giving sneak preview concert reading of a newly discovered full length William Inge play, "Off the Main Road" directed by Broadway's Michael Wilson. Dozens of professional guest artists teach workshops throughout the four day festival. It is a chance to watch, meet, socialize with the cream of American theatre in a beautiful, wonderfully preserved small Kansas town. Scenes are presented in Inge's boyhood home (setting for "Picnic" and "The Dark at the Top of the Stairs." Visitors from all over the country. April 18-21, 2012. http://www.ingecenter.org 620-332-5491 for tickets.