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Cover Story

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queens by Martyna Majok at La Jolla Playhouse

This season, nearly 60 productions of Playwrights’ Center-developed work have been seen on stages across the country and abroad (see map).

Summer 2018, catch these Playwrights’ Center-developed pieces. Did we...

Classes & Events

Class
Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 2:00pm
Special Events
Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 6:00pm
Special Events
Monday, October 1, 2018 - 6:00pm
Class
Monday, October 8, 2018 - 6:00pm

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