• the bandaged place by Harrison David Rivers
    the bandaged place by Harrison David Rivers
    Join us April 9 & 10 for the final play of our 2017-18 Ruth Easton New Play Series.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • McKnight Theater Artist Fellowships
    McKnight Theater Artist Fellowships
    $25,000 for MN theater artists other than playwrights. Applications due April 12. Info sessions February 13 and March 13.
  • Core Writer program
    Core Writer program
    Core Writers receive play development workshops and career support over their 3-year terms.
  • New Plays on Campus
    New Plays on Campus
    Connecting students with playwriting resources, professional playwrights, and new plays


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

2 days 12 hours ago
C. A. Johnson

Core Writer C. A. Johnson is at the Playwrights’ Center this week, workshopping her new play The Climb. She is collaborating with director Jennie Ward and actors Sandra Struthers*, Kiara...

Classes & Events

Member Stage Reading
Monday, March 26, 2018 - 6:30pm
Monday, April 2, 2018 - 6:00pm
Member Stage Reading
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 1:30pm
Sunday, April 8, 2018 - 2:30pm