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    The Overcoat: A Low-Fi Musical
    A NEW PLAY BY KIRA OBOLENSKY, PART OF THE RUTH EASTON NEW PLAY SERIES. READINGS DECEMBER 4 & 5.
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    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.
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2017-18 fellows, photo by Paula Keller

“The Playwrights’ Center has given me my first opportunity as a young, emerging playwright of color to make playwriting my professional priority.”
— Benjamin Benne, McKnight Fellow in Playwriting

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Classes & Events

Class
Sunday, November 19, 2017 - 2:30pm
Class
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 6:00pm
Reading
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 4:00pm
Ruth Easton New Play Series
Monday, December 4, 2017 - 7:00pm