Rating: 5 stars 19 19 reviews
Arts & Culture, Environment
268 Bush St #2912 San Francisco CA 94104 USA
PlayGround is the Bay Area's leading playwright incubator. Our mission is to support the identification and professional development of the Bay Area's most promising emerging playwrights and, in the process, ensure the future of the American Theatre.
PlayGround's current programs include: the Monday Night PlayLab staged reading series, featuring six monthly readings of original short works by Bay Area emerging writers; the Emerging Playwright Awards and Festival, showcasing the top six writers and their work from each season of Monday Night PlayGround; the Commissioning Initative, by which PlayGround commissions and develops 6-7 new full-length plays each season; the New Play Production Fund, facilitating the premiere of new plays by local playwrights in partnership with Bay Area theatres; the Young Playwrights Project, recognizing the Bay Area's top high school dramatists; and monthly playwriting Intensives, led by some of the Bay Area's top professional playwrights, dramaturgs and producers.
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I am consistently impressed with this organization. Under the astute leadership of Artistic Director, Jim Kleinmann, PleayGround continues to strengthen existing programs and develop new ways to showcase the work of our playwrights. A highlight of the year is getting a group of friends together to attend the annual Best of... Festival. And this year's newest program, the Film Festival, was great a tremendous addition. I am honored to serve on the board and look forward to continued growth and amazing work.
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