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Introducing the PlayLab Class of 2020

The Pipeline PlayLab, a year-long series of monthly meetings and workshops, provides a developmental space for playwrights to take the earliest stage of their biggest, most impossible ideas and turn them into full-length scripts. From an extensive application process, we…

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Spotlight on Sam: Young desire and entrapment

We’re presenting the world premiere reading of Sam Max’s Coop as part of our Week of Extraordinary Risk on June 23, 3:30PM. This new play focuses on Avery, who is stuck on a family farm, dreaming of the outside world,…

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Spotlight on Sukari: Exploring concentric circles of hate

We’re presenting the world premiere reading of Sukari Jones’ Office Comedy as part of our Week of Extraordinary Risk on June 22, 7:30PM. This new play inspired by Sukari’s experience working in Corporate America where The Empties tried to kill…

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Spotlight on Andrew: Exploring themes of diaspora with magical puppets

We’re presenting the world premiere reading of Andrew Siañez-De La O’s The Ortiz Twins Are Coming Home as part of our Week of Extraordinary Risk on June 20, 7:30PM. This new play is our first venture into theatre for young…

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Spotlight on Kristin: Witchcraft as political action

We’re presenting the world premiere reading of Kristin Slaney’s Let’s Hex the President as part of our Week of Extraordinary Risk on June 17, 7:30PM. This new play is about about witchcraft and anger and ritual and politics. Learn more…

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Spotlight on Sevan: These things have happened

We’re presenting the world premiere reading of Sevan K. Greene’s When Bees Last Whispered as part of our Week of Extraordinary Risk on June 19, 7:30PM. Set in the near and distant future, the play explores climate change, overpopulation, and…

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Spotlight on Simon & Skylar: The horror of living in a large city

Our Week of Extraordinary Risk, our annual celebration of the bold and brave work being developed in our PlayLab writer’s group, is happening June 17 – 23 at the Robert Moss Theater. Skylar Fox and Simon Henriques, the only playwriting…

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Introducing Our Week of Extraordinary Risk 2019

Our Week of Extraordinary Risk (formerly the Bonfire Series) features world premiere bold and imaginative play readings from our PlayLab Class of 2019 and will take place June 17 – 23 at Playwrights Downtown. Through the PlayLab, we endeavor to support playwrights in turning their biggest,…

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Spotlight on Toria Sterling: With this show, you get swept up in it in seconds

As we approach our final weekend of performances, we’re pleased to share our very last artist profile. Today we’re introducing you to Toria Sterling, our props master. Hear from Toria below and grab your tickets to our final performances of…

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Spotlight on Haydee Zelideth: Capturing the spirit of the era

With just 6 performances to go before closing night (May 18!), we’re proud to continue to introduce you to the remarkable artists who are bringing Playing Hot to life. Today we introduce you to costume designer, Haydee Zelideth. Learn more…

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