Larissa FastHorse
by Malick Ceesay and Jessica Franken
1 year 3 weeks ago

Playwrights’ Center Core Writers can use their play development funds and time however they want. This often takes the form of a play development workshop with collaborators in our theater, but sometimes playwrights choose to do research

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Picture of the cover page of the script for POLICE BOYS by Marion McClinton
by Jessica Franken
1 year 3 weeks ago

Marion McClinton’s Police Boys takes place, says the script, in “a future you can touch with your hand.” That future is a moving thing, pushing out ahead of a play that started its long life at the Playwrights’ Center. It takes place in the

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Show are for The Gentleman Caller at Raven Theatre - a drawing of William Inge and Tennessee Williams
1 year 3 weeks ago

This season, more than 50 productions of Playwrights’ Center-developed work can be stages across the country and abroad (see map).

April-May 2018, catch these Playwrights’ Center-developed pieces. Did we miss

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C. A. Johnson
1 year 1 month ago

Core Writer C. A. Johnson is at the Playwrights’ Center this week, workshopping her new play The Climb. She is collaborating with director Jennie Ward and actors Sandra Struthers*, Kiara

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Director Hayley Finn, playwright Meg Miroshnik, and dramaturg Wendy Weckwerth workshop QUIVER at the Playwrights' Center
1 year 1 month ago

Quiver only got one reading because of a severe weather, but you all really made it count. Thanks to everyone who attended and helped Core Writer Meg Miroshnik take this moving new play to the next level. A few rehearsal photos are below; you

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Harrison David Rivers
by Hayley Finn
1 year 1 month ago

The final play in our 2017-18 Ruth Easton New Play Series is the bandaged place by Core Writer Harrison David Rivers, with readings April 9 and 10, 2018, at the Playwrights’

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Allison Gregory
1 year 1 month ago

Core Writer Allison Gregory is at the Playwrights’ Center this week, workshopping her play about the six infamous Mitford sisters: Darling Boud, Hen, Henderson, Honks, Woomling, Love

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1 year 1 month ago

Core Writer Marion McClinton is in workshop at the Playwrights’ Center this week, revisiting one of his first-produced plays, Police Boys, which is about the conflict and tensions

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