Goguen’s new Play Named Semi-Finalist

Blinded By The Light, Catherine Rhoden Goguen’s newest play, named a semi finalist.

2019 Kentucky New Play Series Semi-Finalists

The Letter by Cheyenne Anderson, Breckinridge Co/NYC
Precious Little Joys by Steven Bond, Burgin
The Search by Haydee Canovas, Louisville
Grandmothered Inn by Richard Cavendish, Richmond
Status Pending by Teri Foltz, Ft. Thomas
The Lovebirds by Nancy Gall-Clayton, Metro Louisville
Those Unanswered Questions by Jonathan R. Harris
The Draco Cephus by William Hobbs, Burgin
10 Minute Play by Tommy Jones, Richmond
There’s No Wrigley Field by William McCann, Winchester
The New Bed by George McGee, Georgetown
Hearts Desire by Cheri Powell, Louisville
Blinded by the Light by Catherine Rhoden-Goguen, Barbourville
Off with Yer Head by Rebecca Ryland, Danville/Montana
On the Plains of Abraham by Stephen Taylor, Lexington
Death of an Inmate by Derek R. Trumbo, Sr., Burgin

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When Matt Met Cat

The following podcast is the latest of how playwright, Cat Rhoden Goguen met the subject of her latest play, Unstoppable By Design. Hear from Matt Rifenburg and Cat as they speak candidly about the process of writing the play and what they have gained from each other.    You can also catch a glimpse of their first meeting after the play was complete.  Watch first meeting by clicking HERE

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An Evening of Plays is a Huge Success

Playwright, Catherine Rhoden – Goguen
An Evening of One Acts, designed by Charles Myrick
Playwright Cat Rhoden Goguen and Matt Rifenburg, the subject of her latest play, Unstoppable By Design
Lynn Camp High School combined cast of students and teachers with Cat Rhoden Goguen and Matt Rifenburg for the premiere of, Unstoppable By Design
Matt Rifenburg with a student actor from Clay County HS who was inspired by Matt’s life in the play, Unstoppable By Design #Theatre4Change
Clay Co High School cast with playwright Cat Rhoden Goguen

On Friday, May 10, 2019 three plays were performed in a night to honor playwright Cat Rhoden – Goguen. The three plays were: May I Have Your Attention, Please? (Clay County HS, Pioneer Drama),  The Most Human (Whitley Co HS, Brooklyn Publishers) and Unstoppable By Design (Premiere performance by Lynn Camp HS faculty and student combined cast) See video clips and photos of the performances.

Carol Graham podcast interview with Matt & Cat

Click on link below to hear the full interview with Matt Rifenburg and Cat Rhoden – Goguen about the writing and impact of, Unstoppable By Design. Thanks to Carol Graham, host of, Never Ever Give Up Hope for the opportunity to be a part of this podcast.


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