Ken Urban
7 years 8 months ago

PlayLabs 2014 continues Tuesday, October 21 with a reading of The Absence of Weather by Core Writer Ken Urban at 7 p.m. The second reading of The Absence of Weather is Saturday, October 25 at 1 p.m. We talked with Ken about the play

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Sarah Gubbins
7 years 8 months ago

PlayLabs 2014 kicks off with a reading of Cocked by Core Writer Sarah Gubbins on Monday, October 20 at 7 p.m. The second reading of Cocked is Friday, October 24 at 7 p.m. Reserve your seats here. We talked

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Sibyl Kempson
7 years 8 months ago

Playwright Sibyl Kempson, who was the 2013-14 McKnight National Residency and Commission Fellow at the Playwrights' Center, has been awarded a 2014 United States Artists Rockefeller Fellowship.

Representing eight creative disciplines, each

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Chimera promo photo
7 years 8 months ago

LAKE UNTERSEE by Joe Waechter
Workhaus Collective, Minneapolis, MN
September 11 – 27, 2014

World premiere. Rocky, a troubled teenager, longs to leave his divorced

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by Julia Brown
7 years 8 months ago

In addition to the nearly 50 workshops we do each year with our fellows and Core Writers, the Playwrights' Center partners with several theaters and organizations on development work. 

This summer the Playwrights’ Center started the workshop

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Andersen library, from umn.edu
7 years 8 months ago

For the first time, the history of the Playwrights’ Center is on display in the University of Minnesota’s Performing Arts Archive. Materials from the last 43 years, including programs, flyers, press

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PlayLabs 2014
7 years 8 months ago

The 31st annual PlayLabs new play festival runs Monday, October 20 through Sunday, October 26 at the Playwrights’ Center. Audiences are invited to readings of new plays by Playwrights’ Center Core Writers, brought to life by

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Samuel D. Hunter
7 years 9 months ago

Samuel D. Hunter, a Core Writer at the Playwrights’ Center from 2011 to 2014, has been awarded a MacArthur Fellowship, commonly called the “genius grant.”

According to the MacArthur Foundation, “The MacArthur Fellows Program awards unrestricted

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