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  • Our 2019-20 Season
    Our 2019-20 Season
    Announcing our 2019-20 season. Free and open to all.
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    Our 2019-20 Fellows and Core Writers
    Welcome our new year of program playwrights theater artists
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    When you give to the Playwrights' Center, you support the brave, talented playwrights who are creating new work for the American stage.
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    Join our membership community
    Playwrights' Center membership is open to all. Connect with the 2,000 playwrights around the world who have found their artistic home here.
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    Bring new plays to your school
    Learn how the PWC can connect you with new work, living playwrights, and college student-specific classes.


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The Playwrights’ Center’s 2019-20 public season consists of our celebrated PlayLabs Festival, now in its 36th year, and our Ruth Easton New Play Series, celebrating its 25th anniversary. These free performances are an opportunity to share the work...

Classes & Events

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 6:00pm
Sunday, November 17, 2019 - 2:30pm
Monday, November 18, 2019 - 6:00pm
Ruth Easton New Play Series
Monday, December 9, 2019 - 7:00pm

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