by Betty Shamieh
    Monday, February 3 & Tuesday, February 4 at 7 p.m.
  • Our 2019-20 Fellows and Core Writers
    Our 2019-20 Fellows and Core Writers
    Welcome our new year of program playwrights theater artists
  • Remembering Marion
    Remembering Marion
    Our friend Marion McClinton passed away Thursday morning, November 28th. As an actor, director, playwright, and mentor, Marion’s impact on the American and Twin Cities theater landscape is immeasurable.
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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.
  • 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.
  • Bring new plays to your school
    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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Cover Story

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Join us for Malvolio on Monday, February 3 & Tuesday, February 4.

Interview by Hayley Finn, PWC...

Classes & Events

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 6:00pm
Ruth Easton New Play Series
Monday, February 3, 2020 - 7:00pm
Ruth Easton New Play Series
Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 7:00pm
Sunday, February 16, 2020 - 2:00pm

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