Kira Obolensky
4 years 2 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
4 years 3 weeks 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
4 years 1 month 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
4 years 1 month 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
4 years 1 month 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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4 years 1 month 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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This Bitter Earth at New Conservatory Theatre Center
4 years 2 months ago

This season, at least 40 productions of Playwrights’ Center-developed work can be stages across the country and abroad (see map).

September-November 2017, catch these Playwrights’ Center-developed pieces. Did

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2017-18 season graphic
4 years 3 months ago

Of the 70+ new plays developed at the Playwrights’ Center each year, eight are selected to be part of the public season, giving playwrights expanded workshop time with collaborators and the chance to see their new work on its feet in front of two

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