The Playwrights' Center

2301 Franklin Ave. E.
Minneapolis, MN 55406
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Develops new playwrights and their plays through staged readings at the Playwrights' Lab; sponsors other programs for new playwrights, storytellers and writers.

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    3 months ago by Ed Huyck

    Though the geeks have inherited the Earth, it's hard to remember that even just a decade or so ago, reading comic books, obsessing over Star Wars, and spending your evenings playing games made you an outcast. There was no Stephen Co...

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    3 months ago by Ed Huyck

    You don’t have to know the difference between a mind flayer and a beholder to enjoy Six Elements’ latest show, She Kills Monsters. Still, Qui Nguyen’s play will have a special resonance for those who have spent their evenings and we...

  • PlayLabs offers peek at theatrical works-in-progress
    4 months ago by Ed Huyck

    If you’re looking for some absolutely fresh theater, or just want to take in something for free, the 32nd annual PlayLabs festival at the Playwrights’ Center will fit your bill. The weeklong festival offers new works by a trio of th...

  • Frank offers sharp Things of Dry Hours
    5 months ago by Ed Huyck

    Naomi Wallace doesn’t do easy. That’s clear in her absorbing Things of Dry Hours, which receives a typically thought-provoking production by Frank Theatre at the Playwrights’ Center. The play examines life in the early 1930s in Amer...

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