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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    Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 8:03 a.m. by Jay Gabler

    There’s a lot going on in Lasso of Truth. There’s the story of a character inspired by William Marston, the man who invented Wonder Woman (and also invented a lie detector), negotiating a three-way relationship with his wife and a y...

  • She Kills Monsters is geek and non-geek friendly
    Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at 6:05 a.m. 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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    Friday, October 30, 2015 at 7 a.m. 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
    Monday, October 12, 2015 at 6 a.m. 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...

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