THE BLOOD OF A THOUSAND CHICKENS PART OF THE 2016 FVCC 10 MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL
Blood of a Thousand Chickens, a ten minute comedy about the classic Greek tale of Oedipus by Calgary Playwright James Hutchison is one of 12 plays being produced at the 2016 Flathead Valley Community College 10 Minute Play Festival May 5th to 7th in Kalispell Montana. This year’s festival attracted over 900 submissions from across the United States and around the world.
The Blood of a Thousand Chickens was workshopped through the Alberta Playwrights Network Wordshed program with the participation of Trevor Rueger, Laura Parken, Roberta Mauer-Phillips, and Julie Orton. The Alberta Playwrights’ Network assists in the development of both plays and playwrights through a number of different development programs.
Flathead Valley Community College began in 1967 with classes being held in the evening hours at Flathead High School. Today FVCC sits on a 216 acre award-winning campus in Kalispell and offers over 100 academic programs. The Flathead Valley College is dedicated to promoting excellence in lifelong learning, while focusing on student success and community needs.
James Hutchison is a Calgary playwright specializing in comedy, romance, and mystery and is a member of the Playwrights Guild of Canada, the Alberta Playwrights Network, Theatre Alberta and the Playwrights’ Center. You can follow James on Twitter @lifeisanact or visit his web site at www.jameshutchison.ca where he blogs and occasionally interviews other actors, writers, and directors about theatre.
Press Release: The Blood of a Thousand Chickens at FVCC Play Festival.
Photo credit: James Hutchison by Greg Fulmes.