PlayGround has announced the lineup for its 20th annual PlayGround Festival of New Works, June 2-Jul 10, featuring more than 44 performances and readings of new plays by the Bay Area's (and L.A.'s) best new writers! » more

BEST OF PLAYGROUND 20 Tickets on Sale!

PlayGround presents BEST OF PLAYGROUND 20, our 20th annual showcase of the best short plays by the Bay Area's best new writers, selected from the more than 175 submissiona and 36 works developed in the Monday Night PlayGround series, June 2-19! » more

ABOMINABLE by Katie May!

Manic Pixie Productions in associaton with PlayGround and Symmetry Theatre Company presents the world premiere of Katie May's new play, ABOMINABLE or The Misappropriation of Beverly Onion by Forces Beyond Her Control, June 6-July 9! » more


VOR Productions in associaton with PlayGround presents the world premiere of Ruben Grijalva's new play, VALUE OVER REPLACEMENT, a look at America's favorite pastime, performanc enhancing drugs, and talk radio, June 13-July 10! » more


Join us this PlayGround Festival for public staged readings of four bold new plays presented over two weekends, June 11-12 and June 18-19. Come see the next great works (and possible future festival premieres) and contribute to their development! » more

2016-17 SUBSCRIPTIONS On Sale!

2016-17 season subscriptions are now on sale! Guarantee your tickets for each of the seven monthly staged reading performances, Sep-Mar, and receive discounts for upcoming co-productions, the festival, and more! » more

THE EMPTY NESTERS returns, May 6-June 11!

Garret Jon Groenveld's THE EMPTY NESTERS, a hit of the 2015 PlayGround Festival of New Works, returns for a limited commercial run in an all-new production, May 6-June 11, at Z Below, featuring the original cast, Pamela Gaye Walker and John Walker! » more

PlayGround on the Move... into THICK HOUSE!

PlayGround and Art Space Development Corporation (ArtsDeco), owner of Thick House, announced today that PlayGround has signed a six-year master lease for the 78-seat black box theatre in San Francisco’s Potrero Hill neighborhood! » more

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