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    Where playwright meets possibility
    Thank you to all who attended our 2015-16 season of public readings. PlayLabs will be back in October; until then, check out our other events.
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    Meet our new Core Writers
    Six new Core Writers start their three-year terms in July 2016.
  • Meet the new fellows
    Meet the new fellows
    We're thrilled to announce the 2016-17 McKnight Fellows in Playwriting
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    BRING NEW PLAYS TO YOUR SCHOOL
    Learn how the PWC can connect you with daring new work and playwrights.

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As a Playwrights’ Center member, you’ll join 1,500 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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Core Writer Idris Goodwin is at the Playwrights' Center this week, working on an untitled Western in partnership with Oregon Shakespeare Festival. He is joined by dramaturg Laura Brueckner; ...

Classes & Events

Class
Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 12:00pm
Class
Monday, July 25, 2016 - 7:00pm
Member Stage Reading
Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 6:30pm
Event
Sunday, August 21, 2016 - 2:00pm