• The 2021-2022 PlayLabs Festival Writers Conversation
    The 2021-2022 PlayLabs Festival Writers Conversation
    A behind-the-page conversation with PlayLabs writers
  • Playwrights' Center Fellows Showcase
    Playwrights' Center Fellows Showcase
    Friday, May 6 (online) as part of the PlayLabs festival
  • Elevating Artists’ Voices Across the Theater Field
    Elevating Artists’ Voices Across the Theater Field
    Announcing the 2022-23 McKnight National Residency and Commission, Fellowship Recipients
  • 2022–23 University Courses
    2022–23 University Courses
    Accredited playwriting courses taught by today’s leading writers
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    Join our membership community
    Playwrights' Center membership is open to all. Connect with the 2,300+ playwrights around the world who have found their artistic home here.


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Cover Story

by Katherine Bloom O'Connell
1 month 2 weeks ago
Image featuring eight people, representing the newest cohort of Jerome and Many Voices Fellows at the Playwrights' Center


Playwrights’ Center Champions a Courageous New Cohort of Fellows, Uplifting Transformation and Resilience in Theater Field


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