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How Nashville Writers and Theater Artists Are Connecting Through New Works
by Amy Stumpfl for Nashville Scene (November 27, 2019)

Review: The Terrible Cost of Inhumanity in Searing MAIDENS
by Evans Donnell for StageCritic.com (July 11, 2019)

BWW Review: Kenley Smith's MAIDENS Heralds Auspicious Beginning for Tennessee Playwrights Studio
by Jeffrey Ellis for Broadway World Nashville (July 7, 2019)

Critics' Pick: MAIDENS
by Erica Ciccarone for Nashville Scene (July 3, 2019)

IDS 626: Kenley Smith Talks Maidens at Tennessee Playwrights Studio
hosted by John Mauldin (June 24, 2019)

National Reports -- Tennessee
by Arabelle Pollick for The Dramatist (May 14, 2019)

An interview with Kenley Smith -- Playwright
by Laura Pickard for In Process -- MTSU (February 5, 2019)

Tennessee Playwrights Studio develops new works, fresh voices

by Amy Stumpfl for the Tennessean (July 8, 2018)

Accessibly Live Off-Line, edited by Rich Borowy (April 2, 2018)

AKUMA-SHIN program
Sacred Fools Theatre Company

Play: What if Godzilla really did destroy Tokyo?
by Walter Ang for INQUIRER.net USA (March 28, 2018)

Sacred Fools Closes Out Season 21 with World Premiere of AKUMA-SHIN
by BWW News Desk for Broadway World LA (March 19, 2018)

Tennessee Playwrights Studio Announces 2018 Inaugural Season Fellows and Associates
by Jeffrey Ellis for Broadway World Nashville (February 2, 2018)

Cody Rutledge, University of Memphis (2016)

DG National Report: Tennessee
by Andy Landis for The Dramatist (August 31, 2016)

Playwright City: Nashville Rep's The Writing Room Starts Today
by Martin Brady for Nashville Scene (December 7, 2015)

Local Plays Get Free Staged Readings in Nashville Rep's Writing Room Dec. 7-15
by Evans Donnell for Nashville Arts Critic (December 5, 2015)

Great Plains Theatre Conference: A Homecoming of the Mind
by Beaufield Berry for American Theatre (June 3, 2015)

Playhouse Nashville delivers a sharp take on Kenley Smith's Devil Sedan

by Stephen Trageser for Nashville Scene (August 8, 2013)

Now Playing: Devil Sedan at Street Theatre Company
by Martin Brady for Nashville Scene (August 7, 2013)

Chilling story, vibrant characters drive 'Devil Sedan'
by Amy Stumpfl for the Tennessean (August 4, 2013)

Playhouse Nashville's 'Devil Sedan' a Riveting Ride
by Evans Donnell for ArtsNash (August 3, 2013)

Inexplicable Dumb Show 343:  Devil Sedan / Playhouse Nashville
hosted by John Mauldin (July 29, 2013)

'Devil Sedan' takes hazardous ride
by Fiona Soltes for The Tennessean (July 25, 2013)

Athens to host showcase for playwrights' new works 
by Dylan Sams for The Post, Ohio University (October 3, 2012)

Humble Play: New Play Festival of Appalachian Ohio
blog of ARTS/West (September 26, 2012)

New Works Festival Ready for Encore
by Evans Donnell for ArtsNash (May 30, 2012)

Local playwright offers up his fifth full length piece at Studio Roanoke
by Heather Brush for ourvalley.org (April 24, 2012)

Review:  "The New Testament"
by Jeff DeBell for The Roanoke Times (February 12, 2011)

Painting the stations
by Mike Allen for The Roanoke Times (October 18, 2010)

Another Triumph at Studio Roanoke
fromtheeditr, a blog by Dan Smith (October 28, 2010)

Kenley Smith's "Devil Sedan" is superb
fromtheeditr, a blog by Dan Smith (June 25, 2010)

"Devil Sedan" opens tomorrow at Studio Roanoke
by Mike Allen for The Roanoke Times (June 21, 2010)

Kenley Smith's new play fulfills the hope
fromtheeditr, a blog by Dan Smith (August 25, 2009)

Theatre opens season with tale of girl, runaway slave
by Mike Allen for The Roanoke Times (August 15, 2009)

Two from Southwest Roanoke County involved in play at Studio Roanoke
by Dwayne Yancey for The Roanoke Times (August 9, 2009)

Review: Complex relationships spice Baby D mystery
by Bob Fischbach for The Omaha World-Herald (January 15, 2009)

An Exciting New Theatre Near Completion
fromtheeditr, a blog by Dan Smith (December 11, 2008)

Winners of Barter 2008 Appalachian Festival of Plays and Playwrights Announced
A! Magazine for the Arts (August 21, 2008)