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    Theater Begins Here
    The Playwrights' Center has been championing playwrights and new plays for 45 years.
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    Join an artistic community of playwrights living all over the world.
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    Champion playwrights and new plays
    When you give to the Playwrights’ Center, you support the brave, talented playwrights who are creating new work for the American stage.
  • Meet the 2017-18 Jerome and Many Voices Fellows
    Meet the 2017-18 Jerome and Many Voices Fellows
    Welcome Mia Chung, Jessica Huang, Tim J. Lord, Tori Sampson, Stacey Rose, Saymoukda Duangphouxay Vongsay, and Julia Gay.
  • Core Writer program
    Core Writer program
    The Core Writer program gives 25-30 of the most exciting playwrights from across the country the time and tools to develop new work for the stage.
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As a Playwrights’ Center member, you’ll join 2,000 other playwrights worldwide, of all styles and experience levels. Benefits include exclusive access to our playwriting opportunities database, regular articles from experts, classes and seminars, one-on-one dramaturgy sessions, staged readings, and ways to connect with other playwrights.


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Benjamin Benne

Many Voices Fellow Benjamin Benne is workshopping #nowall(s) at the Playwrights’ Center this week with director Marcela Lorca and actors Nora Montañez Patterson and Cristina Castro. ...

Classes & Events

Sunday, June 4, 2017 - 2:00pm
Monday, June 5, 2017 - 6:00pm
Special Events
Monday, June 12, 2017 - 6:00pm
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 7:00pm