• Welcome our 2019-2020 Jerome & Many Voices Fellows
    Welcome our 2019-2020 Jerome & Many Voices Fellows
    The Playwrights' Center is happy to announce our new Fellows for the upcoming season. They come to us from all over the country with their brave and bold stories to develop and share.
  • Champion playwrights and new plays
    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.
  • Join us at the Center
    Join us at the Center
    Get on our email list to hear about season events, impromptu public readings, and other ways to be part of the new play experience.
  • Join our membership community
    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.
  • New Plays On Campus
    New Plays On Campus
    Connecting students to professional playwrights across the country


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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Each year, the Playwrights’ Center serves as an artistic home for nearly 40 fellows and Core Writers, in addition to supporting 2,000+ member playwrights across the globe and partnering with producing theaters to move work from page to stage. We are...

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Special Events
Sunday, May 19, 2019 - 12:30pm
Sunday, May 19, 2019 - 2:30pm
Sunday, May 19, 2019 - 5:00pm
Monday, May 20, 2019 - 6:00pm

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