2017-18 playwriting fellows outside of the Playwrights' Center
1 year 3 weeks ago

Find an artistic home at the Playwrights’ Center—and get paid to be a playwright. Our programs support playwrights and theater artists at various stages in their careers, from beginning to emerging to established.

It is always free to

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1 year 3 weeks ago

Core Writer Carlyle Brown is workshopping his play The History of Religion at the Playwrights’ Center this week, in collaboration with director Noël Raymond, composer/musician Victor

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Kira Obolensky
1 year 4 weeks ago

Our 2017-18 Ruth Easton New Play Series kicks off December 4 and 5, 2017, with Core Writer Kira Obolensky’s The Overcoat: A Low-Fi Musical. Associate Artistic Director Hayley Finn talked with Kira about the roles of music, empathy, and images

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2017-18 fellows, photo by Paula Keller
1 year 1 month ago

“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

November 16,

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Jen Silverman
1 year 2 months ago

PlayLabs 2017 features three new plays, including Core Writer Jen Silverman’s In the Time of the Volcano. Readings are Wednesday, October 25, and Saturday, October 28, at 7 p.m.

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Jason Gray Platt
1 year 2 months ago

PlayLabs 2017 features three new plays, including Core Writer Jason Gray Platt’s Take Care. Readings are Tuesday, October 24, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, October 28, at 1 p.m. 

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Alice Tuan
1 year 2 months ago

PlayLabs 2017 features three new plays, including Core Writer Alice Tuan’s A Humbling in St. Paul. Readings are Monday, October 23, and Friday, October 27, at 7 p.m.

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1 year 2 months ago

A mini-interview with Core Writer (and Playwrights' Center founder) Barbara Field:

What does your workspace look like?

It is crowded into a corner of my bedroom, looking out (down) at a gorgeous courtyard with about 50 trees and as

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