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AMPLIFY

AMPLIFY ALL
NARRATIVES

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Join us to sustain artists, uplift their voices, and connect their stories to audiences worldwide. Make your impact on the future of live theater.

OUR
BELIEF

Playwrights’ Center believes that playwrights and theater makers play an essential role in observing and illuminating the world around us. Through individualized artist support, workshop and play development opportunities, and connections to theaters producing new plays across the country, Playwrights’ Center continues to amplify the nation’s most exciting and original theatrical voices with the help of its community of supporters.

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WHAT YOUR DONATION MAKES POSSIBLE

SUSTAIN

To sustain playwrights, we constantly pivot and respond to their ever-changing needs. In the near term, we are providing new & veteran playwrights with capital, so they can focus on being their most creative selves.

  • Paying playwrights
  • New & veteran playwrights

DEVELOP

To elevate the role of living playwrights, we continuously look for ways to further develop them. Right now, we offer individualized artist support, plus workshop and play development opportunities.

  • Getting their plays ready for production
  • Resources & education

CONNECT

To amplify playwrights’ stories, we connect them to audiences around the world. This is currently achieved through building new local and national theater partners, who are producing new plays across the country.

  • Putting plays on-stages around the world
  • Connecting to opportunities

BEAUTIFUL NEW
BUILDING IN SAINT PAUL

In addition to the three pillars above, Playwrights’ Center is building a brand-new home that will substantially expand our capacity to serve playwrights and the community.

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Playwrights’ Center occasionally provides fiscal sponsorship for other fundraising efforts.

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