Craig Kenworthy
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Plays

One Act/Short Plays

"So Much For Seatbelts"
Two people are trapped in a car buried in a mudslide. With the air running out, do they make a difficult decision?

Produced by Venture Theatre, 15th Annual One Act Festival Billings, Montana, 2010
Produced at Stagecrafters New Works Festival Royal Oak, Michigan, July 2010
Produced at Equinox Theatre's 6th Annual One Act Festival Bozeman, Montana, 2010

Semi-finalist, Lakeshore Players Theatre, White Bear Lake, Minnesota, Ten Minute Play Contest, 2010

“But That’s Not What We Ordered”
A couple finds out their child is perfectly normal instead of the genetically enhanced bundle of joy they ordered.

Produced at Equinox Theatre's 5th Annual One Act Festival Bozeman, Montana, 2009
Winner: Best Script Award

Produced by Venture Theatre, 14th Annual One Act Festival Billings, Montana, 2009

Finalist, Ten by Ten in the Triangle Competition at the ArtsCenter, Carrboro, North Carolina 2008

Finalist and staged as part of the Reader's Theatre, ShowOff Festival, Camino Real PLayhouse San Juan Capistrano, California, 2009

“Line”
How do you save someone's life when you don't know what you are doing?
 
Produced at Raconteur Theatre’s Flex Series, Columbus, OH May 2010

Produced at the Equinox Theatre Company’s 2nd Annual One Act Play Festival, Bozeman, MT, 2006
 
Finalist, Ten by Ten in the Triangle Competition at the ArtsCenter in Carrboro, North Carolina, 2006.
 
Finalist, Ashland, Oregon New Plays Festival Ten Minute Festival, 2007
 
Semi-finalist, Lakeshore Players Theatre, White Bear Lake, Minnesota, Ten Minute Play Contest, 2007
 
Staged Reading- Playwright’s Showcase of The Western Region- Lakewood, Colorado, 2007

"The Blue Book Value of Small Things"
An army recruiter faces a challenge when a used car salesman comes in to sign up.

Finalist, Ten by Ten in the Triangle Competition at the ArtsCenter in Carrboro, North Carolina, 2011.
 
Is it a local call to the 51st state?
A man needs to track down his brother, who is stationed in the desert in the Middle East. And he needs to go to Wal-Mart.

Produced by Capitol T Theatre in Austin as part of 'I Heart Wal-Mart'- 2009.

"Is it a local call to the 51st state?" was part of a nomination for a Best New Play Award by Austin Theater Examiner for "I Heart Wal-Mart”. Published in the Texas Theatre Journal in 2011.
“Four Hours from Omaha”
An elderly woman must decide whether to reward dedication or meet a family need.

Selected for inclusion in the permanent collection of Ohio State University as part of the Heckart Drama for Seniors Competition, 2007
 
“Anti-venom”
What happens when a woman on a vacation that is supposed to save her marriage is bitten by a poisionous snake?
Produced at the Equinox Theatre Festival’s 3rd Annual One Act Play Festival, 2007
 
“ENVOY”
Two applicants role play while taking the Foreign Service Exam.

Produced at the Equinox Theatre’s 1st Annual One Act Festival, 2005.

Full length Play
"Slain"
How many lines will a minister cross to bring peace to a family of a murder victim?

Concert Reading- Seattle Playwrights Collective First Look Series- Aoril 2011

Audio plays
 “Hurf”
A pair of slackers accidently summon an assassin from another dimension to their apartment and he won't leave until he kills someone for them.(Yes, it's a comedy).

Winner of the 2007 Silver Charles Ogle award for best fantasy/horror audio drama, Mark Time annual audio drama awards. Production by the Willamette Radio Workshop(WRW), Portland, Oregon
 
Production and broadcast by Shoestring Radio Theatre- San Francisco, California, 2007.
 
Broadcasts in Portland, OR on KBOO, KAFI in Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2007
 
Staged Production by WRW, 8th Annual UFO Festival McMinnville, Oregon, May 2007

“Hell’s Detective: The case of the missing stars”
Can a detective find redemption even when working for the Devil?
Produced by Shoestring Radio, August 2008

“Four Hours from Omaha”
Produced by the Willamette Radio Workshop, 2006 Broadcast on KBOO.
 
"In this cornered"
What strange things are going on inside a state mental hospital? Hard to tell when you are temporarily blinded.
Produced for Halloween season 2009 by Willamette Radio Workshop
 
Other radio credits
 
Contributing poet for In the Loop, a news program on Minnesota Public Radio, June 2008- September 2009. Wrote topical poems about the news.
 
Contributing writer to Right Between the Ears, a radio sketch comedy program heard on public radio and Sirius Satellite Radio- 2005 to 2008. Responsible for short sketches such as Herbie:Fully Locked and Loaded, Jacque Parfait: Forensic Chef and FEMA-Ex, the overnight delivery service that never actually delivers anything.
 
 
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