Heartland Theater serves up three plays in its annual New Plays From The Heartland: Midwest One-Act Play Festival. The plays were chosen during the short play competition open to nine states and highlights the talent thriving in the Midwest.
- "A Key" is the theme for this year's festival. The three plays are "Key Ring" by Steven Peterson, "Good Morning, Mirium," by Jacquelyln Floyd-Priskorn, and "Pazediv (Positive)" by Alyssa Ratkovich.
- Cyndee Brown is the director of the tree plays, which have never been produced before.
- Heartland Theater's Gail Dobbins said the festival was thought to be a great way to draw attention to the talent working in the Midwest.
- The plays run July 15 - 17.