My Nonprofit Reviews
Review for The Playwrights' Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA
The Playwrights' Center is the coolest, under-the-radar fountain of fresh artistic talent in the Twin Cities. Since I first attended a fundraiser - where patrons could "buy a playwright" who composed an act in less than 20 minutes to be performed by the cities' top actors - I've been smitten. I couldn't and still can't believe such an incredible source of new thought and creative energy is right in my own backyard!
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
What I've enjoyed most are the readings . . . the breadth and depth of new script content is pretty stunning. You never know what you're going to hear that night, but can be sure it's something so innovative, original, and timely you haven't seen it before. To be part of the audience and the discussion after is such a thrill. Where else can a pedestrian help shape the trajectory of art of this caliber?
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
Shine more light on their successes . . . reach a more diverse audience . . . raise their ticket prices - they're well worth it.