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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  • PlayLabs offers peek at theatrical works-in-progress
    1 day 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
    27 days 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...

  • Frank deals with last-minute changes to Things of Dry Hours
    1 month ago by Ed Huyck

    Tackling a Naomi Wallace play is a tough proposition at the start. The playwright writes dense and poetic work loaded with thorny issues and complex, ever-shifting relationships. Losing one-third of your cast days before opening wou...

  • The Reagan Years
    6 months ago by Ed Huyck

    The always-busy Dominic Orlando will take audiences back to the cold-hearted, cocaine-fueled 1980s with his latest work for the Workhaus Collective, The Reagan Years. The play centers on a quartet of twentysomethings leaving their p...

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