Posted on November 6, 2018

Sarah Gasser

PlayGround Company in the News Nov-2018

Read on to learn more about PlayGround Company Member and Alumni recent news, current happenings, and upcoming events. Nicole Jost’s play INTIMATES will be presented as a free staged reading at Custom Made Theatre on Sunday, November 18th at 7pm. In INTIMATES, a sex worker and her client begin a whole new kind of relationship […]

Posted on November 2, 2018

Sarah Gasser

Will Our Playwrights Fall Down or Get Up?

“Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” – Confucius. PlayGround continues its 25th season of its celebrated Monday Night PlayGround staged reading series on Monday, November 26, 8 PM at Berkeley Repertory Theatre’s Roda Theatre. The topic for November’s round, announced this morning, is “FALL DOWN, GET […]

Posted on November 2, 2018

Sarah Gasser

The October People’s Choice goes to…….

The people have spoken… The October People’s Choice Award goes to Alanna McFall for her short play, THE MOST JUST, presented as a staged reading at Monday Night PlayGround on October 15th 2018, at the Berkeley Repertory Theatre. Congratulations, Alanna! Courtesy of Ms. McFall, we’re pleased to share the first two pages from the award-winning […]

Posted on October 4, 2018

Jim Kleinmann

The Obligation Returns to Potrero Stage, Oct 11-Nov 4!

Back by popular demand, The Obligation, Roger Grunwald’s riveting, immersive one-person stage drama, returns to Potrero Stage for a four-week limited engagement, October 11-November 4, 2018. Written and performed by internationally acclaimed actor Roger Grunwald and directed by Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle award winner Nancy Carlin, this celebrated work interweaves the stories of a […]

Posted on October 4, 2018

Jim Kleinmann

PlayGround Company in the News Oct-2018

Read on to learn more about PlayGround Company Member and Alumni recent news, current happenings, and upcoming events. Laylah Muran de Assereto’s full length BORDERLINE receives a staged reading at the SF Olympians Festival on Oct. 5th. Laylah is also directing B8’s production of REPRORIGHTS! A Collection of Short Plays written by various local playwrights, […]

Posted on October 3, 2018

Jim Kleinmann

PlayGround Kicks Off Season 25!

PlayGround kicks off its 25th season on Monday, October 15, 8 PM at Berkeley Repertory Theatre’s Roda Theatre with an all-new season of the celebrated Monday Night PlayGround staged reading series. The topic for the first round, announced last Friday, is “JUSTICE”. “A man may see how this world goes with no eyes. Look with […]

Posted on August 28, 2018

Sarah Gasser

Announcing the Acting Company

Meet the Acting Company for PlayGround and 24 Hour Plays Inaugural THE 24 HR. PLAYS: BAY AREA! Rinabeth Apostol* recently appeared in Leah Nanako Winkler’s TWO MILE HOLLOW at Potrero Stage, Min Kahng’s THE FOUR IMMIGRANTS at TheatreWorks (TBA Award nomination), Eugenie Chan’s MADAME HO, and Jiehae Park’s PEERLESS at Marin Theatre Company. Other world […]

Posted on August 9, 2018

Sarah Gasser

PlayGround Company in the News August-2018

See what PlayGround Writers and Alumni are up to, as we get ready for next season’s Monday Night PlayGround! Aaron Loeb, Victoria Chong Der, Ruben Grijalva, Garret Jon Goenveld, Katie May, and Marisela Treviño Orta will be featured in The 24 HR. PLAYS: BAY AREA, celebrating 25 years of PlayGround on September 17 at Berkeley […]

Posted on August 2, 2018

Jim Kleinmann

PlayGround’s 25th Season Celebration!

PlayGround, the Bay Area’s (and now Los Angeles’) leading playwright incubator, will mark the opening of its twenty-fifth season with a special one-night gala celebration and performance, and the launch of a bold new partnership. In collaboration with NYC-based The 24 Hour Plays®, PlayGround will present the inaugural The 24 Hour Plays: Bay Area, featuring […]