Monday Night PlayGround

Each month, from October through March, PlayGround announces a topic to a pre-selected writers pool of Bay Area emerging professional playwrights, inviting submissions of original ten-page plays. The top short plays are selected and presented as staged readings before a live audience on the third Monday of the month at Berkeley Repertory Theatre, featuring some of the Bay Area’s best directors and actors. Pre-show discussions each month provide additional insight into the writers’ process, the state of Bay Area theatre, and other aspects emerging out of the monthly topics.

Up Next:

The 2017-18 season of Monday Night PlayGround launches Monday evening, October 16, 2017 at Berkeley Rep.  6-event subscriptions ($75), 4-admission flex passes ($60), and single tickets ($15-$30) are on sale using the links below.

2017-18 Dates:
October 16, 2017
November 20, 2017
December 18, 2017
January 15, 2018
February 19, 2018
March 19, 2018


Click on a Season below to see a complete list of presented plays, playwrights and winners of our People’s Choice Awards.