Give the gift of Playwrights' Center membership

Looking for gift ideas? Give the writer in your life something she or he can really use: a year of career-enhancing resources.

The Playwrights' Center’s unique membership program provides more than 1,500 playwrights worldwide with tools, resources, and support. For only $50, you could fill the next year of someone's life with benefits such as:

  • Opportunities board: The most current and comprehensive online database of playwriting contests and submission opportunities in the business
  • Classes and seminars: Free playwriting seminars and special pricing on extended writing classes (including online classes and seminars)
  • Member Stage Readings: A member's script, read for an audience by professional actors in our theater, with the option of getting feedback from a professional dramaturg
  • One-on-one with a Dramaturg: Personalized matching with an experienced dramaturg, who will work with the member playwright on her/his script
  • Member Open Play: Monthly get-togethers where members read and discuss each others’ scripts. Member can join in person, online or by phone.
  • Member profile: A page on our website members can use to promote themselves and their work, as well as connect with other members
  • Education and professional development: Regular articles guiding members through the nuts and bolts of playwriting and the theater industry
  • Discounts: Including $80 off Final Draft software; free associate level membership to Fractured Atlas; and discounts on TCG membership, theater books at Focus Bookstore and classes at partner institutions like the Loft Literary Center and Primary Stages’ Einhorn School of Performing Arts

You can set up your gift either of these ways:

Purchase a membership online and fill out the registration form with the recipient's info. Select "Gift Membership" at the bottom. The lucky recipient will receive an email with login instructions.


Contact Julia at or 612-332-7481 before December 18 and she'll set up the membership for you.

Give the gift of Playwrights' Center membership