The 2014 Panowski Playwriting Award winner is A Paper Tiger in the Rain written by David J. Swanson. Congratulations, David!


A Paper Tiger in the Rain - Sep. 30 - Oct. 11 Forest Roberts Theatre

By David J. Swanson

Directed by Paul Truckey

Nathan has just been promoted to his dream job; Editor-in-Chief of the Willow Falls Beacon Telegraph.  He soon learns that the newspaper is in financial trouble. His predecessor hires Ben, a young blogger with a lack of reverence for the newspaper industry. Nathan holds Ben in contempt though asks him to write for the newspaper’s website. As the newspaper’s financial picture worsens, Nathan is faced with saving his beloved newspaper and winning the heart of his newly widowed former flame.  Before it’s over, Ben will help Nathan through a painful lesson about waiting for impossible dreams and depending on false promises.

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