Feb 27, 2013
This year’s participating playwrights include EM Lewis, Ellen Claire Porter and Yasmine Beverly Rana. Like the first round writers, each will have three private readings of their plays, and a final reading during the Forum Series in December 2013.
Feb 14, 2013
Playwrights Theatre was the recipient of several grants that will aid in the development of new plays as well as support the educational programs located at the theatre in the Creative Arts Academy and throughout New Jersey.
Feb 13, 2013
Playwrights Theatre will be conducting writing residencies in Newark with their NJ Writer’s Project, a co-sponsored program with the NJ State Council on the Arts. Some works will be performed by professional actors at the Stages Festival at NJPAC.
Feb 05, 2013
Winners of the 2009 New Jersey State Council on the Arts’ Literary Artist Fellowship Program will present their work in Madison, Hoboken, Long Beach Island and Somerville over the next few months.
Dec 05, 2012
The co-production (appropriate for all ages), will preview on December 13 and run through December 30, 2012 (Press Opening: Saturday, December 15 at 8:00pm, no performances on Friday, December 14 and Saturday, December 29).
Nov 12, 2012
FORUM brings playwrights, actors & audience members together to enjoy the creative process of bringing a play to life. Staged readings of 16 new plays by some of the country’s best writers with discussions between author & audience following.
Sep 20, 2012
Plays are accepted in the following divisions: Elementary (grades 4-6), Junior High (grades 7-9) and High School (grades 10-12). Interested young playwrights must submit their plays online at www.njypf.org.
Aug 20, 2012
Theatre classes for Kids, Teens and Adults in the Fall of 2012
Apr 17, 2012
From the 261 plays submitted by young writers throughout the state, a panel of theatre professionals has selected four High School plays, three Junior High School plays and three Elementary Schools plays.
Apr 13, 2012
Playwrights Theatre’s Director of Education (and New York University Ph.D. candidate in Educational Theatre), Jim DeVivo, and Playwrights Theatre's Artistic Director, John Pietrowski to speak at event.