• Taste of the Season 2019
    Taste of the Season 2019
    Join us on September 22 for our annual season kickoff!
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    Our 2019-20 Fellows and Core Writers
    Welcome our new year of program playwrights theater artists
  • 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 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
  • Up Next at the Playwrights' Center
    Up Next at the Playwrights' Center
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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.


Cover Story

1 month 3 weeks ago

In the wake of a series of events surrounding Children’s Theatre Company, the Playwrights’ Center has spent the past few weeks with many playwrights, our staff and our board members to articulate a public response – not only in relation to this...

Classes & Events

Member Stage Reading
Monday, August 26, 2019 - 1:30pm
Sunday, September 8, 2019 - 2:30pm
Monday, September 9, 2019 - 6:00pm
Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 2:00pm

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