• Thank you for a great season
    Thank you for a great season
    Thank you to the artists, audience members, donors, and other supporters who made our 2017-18 public season possible. Keep an eye on our events page for other upcoming events.
  • 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

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Mat Smart

Core Writer Mat Smart is at the Playwrights’ Center this week, workshopping his new play Every Three Hundredth Night with director Cláudia Nascimento and actors Nora Montañez Patterson, ...

Classes & Events

Member Stage Reading
Monday, April 23, 2018 - 6:30pm
Sunday, May 6, 2018 - 2:00pm
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 6:00pm