• 2017-18 Season
    2017-18 Season
    We're excited to announce the playwrights and plays to be featured in PlayLabs and the Ruth Easton New Play Series
  • Become a member playwright
    Become a member playwright
    Join an artistic community of playwrights living all over the world.
  • 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.
  • Meet the 2017-18 McKnight Fellows in Playwriting
    Meet the 2017-18 McKnight Fellows in Playwriting
    Congratulations to Benjamin Benne and Rachel Jendrzejewski.
  • Meet the new Core Writers
    Meet the new Core Writers
    Welcome 2017-2020 Core Writers Kim Euell, Allison Gregory, Dipika Guha, C.A. Johnson, Carson Kreitzer, Andrea Stolowitz, and Stefanie Zadravec.
  • 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

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2017-18 season graphic

Of the 70+ new plays developed at the Playwrights’ Center each year, eight are selected to be part of the public season, giving playwrights expanded workshop time with collaborators and the chance to see their new work on its feet in front of two...

Classes & Events

Special Events
Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 6:00pm
Special Events
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 6:00pm
Sunday, October 8, 2017 - 2:00pm
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 6:00pm

Taste of the Season, September 24 & 26, 2017