Amherst College Playwright-in-Residence Constance Congdon Presents Three New Plays this Summer

May 16, 2007
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AMHERST, Mass.—Constance Congdon, playwright-in-residence at Amherst College, will present a new play, So Far: The Children of the Elvi, in its Northwest premiere at Key City Players in Port Townsend, Wash., on Friday, June 22. Congdon’s new adaptation of Moliere’s The Imaginary Invalid, commissioned by American Conservatory Theatre, will open at The Geary Theatre in San Francisco on Tuesday, June 12. Her adaptation of Goldoni’s The Servant of Two Masters, originally commissioned by the Hartford Stage Company, will open at The Colorado Shakespeare Festival in July.

Congdon received her M.F.A. degree in playwriting from the University of Massachusetts in 1981. Congdon is an alumna of New Dramatists, a member of PEN and has taught at Amherst College since 1993.

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