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Saturday, February 25, 2006

Playhouse Names David Wiltse Resident Playwright

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David Wiltse of Weston has been appointed resident playwright of Westport Country Playhouse. The announcement was made by Tazewell Thompson, artistic director.

Wiltse has had four of his plays produced at the Playhouse, with a fifth, “A Marriage Minuet,” scheduled for the 2006 season in August.

Wiltse has written 11 plays, published 12 novels, and produced more than 50 projects for film and television. A resident of Weston and Westport since 1972, he is married to Anne Keefe, the Playhouse associate artistic director.

According to Thompson, Wiltse will also choose and mentor lucky and deserving young, serious students of playwriting.

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