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Philip Dawkins

Core Writer Philip Dawkins is at the Playwrights’ Center this week, workshopping his new solo show The Happiest Place on Earth with director Jonathan L. Green. Philip will premiere...

Classes & Events

Member Stage Reading
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 1:30pm
Reading
Sunday, May 15, 2016 - 5:00pm
Special Events
Monday, May 16, 2016 - 7:00pm
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Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 6:00pm

What play should every playwright read? The Reading List: part 1