• 2023–24 McKnight Announcement
    2023–24 McKnight Announcement
    McKnight Fellows in Playwriting & McKnight National Residency & Commission
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    2022–23 University Courses
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    Playwrights' Center membership is open to all. Connect with the 2,400+ playwrights around the world who have found their artistic home here.


As a Playwrights’ Center member, you’ll join 2,400+ 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.


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An orange square with the headline "Solidarity for Writers" ("solidarity" in white and "for writers" in black) above a drawing of a fist closed around an old-fashioned fountain pen

Playwrights’ Center stands in solidarity with the striking writers of the Writers Guild of America. 


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