Posted on February 2, 2018

Sarah Gasser

PlayGround Writers Spin Tall Tales!

Monday Night PlayGround returns on February 19,  with 6 new ten-minute plays inspired by this month’s topic “Tall Tales.” Beginning on February 2, the PlayGround Writers Company has four-and-a-half days to spin their completely unbelievable, totally true stories. Six scripts will be chosen to receive a professional script-in-hand staged reading at Berkeley Rep on February […]

Posted on February 1, 2018

Sarah Gasser

PLAYGROUND GALA SAVE-THE-DATE: APRIL 9!

Save the date! Our annual gala fundraiser, the PlayGround Benefit & Awards Night, celebrating and supporting the Bay Area’s best new playwrights, will take place on Monday, April 9, at our San Francisco home, Potrero Stage. Join us for a festive evening of mini performances, hand-crafted cocktails, and sumptuous edibles as we mark the first […]

Posted on February 1, 2018

Sarah Gasser

PlayGround Company in the News Feb 2018

Lauren Yee  is a finalist for the prestigious Susan Smith Blackburn Prize for Female Playwrights for her play THE GREAT LEAP, which is slated for performance at the Denver Center,  Seattle Rep, and The Atlantic Theatre company later this year.  The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, established in 1978, is given annually to recognize women who […]

Posted on January 19, 2018

Sarah Gasser

The January People’s Choice Award Goes to……..

The people have spoken… The January People’s Choice Award goes to Karen T. Hartline  for her short play, ANYTHING HELPS, presented as a staged reading at Monday Night PlayGround on January 15, at the Berkeley Repertory Theatre. Congratulations, Karen! Courtesy of Ms. Hartline, we’re pleased to share the first two pages from the award-winning script. […]

Posted on January 10, 2018

Sarah Gasser

December People’s Choice Award

  The people have spoken… The December People’s Choice Award goes to Alanna McFall for her short play, There’s No Place Like Hell for the Holidays, presented as a staged reading at Monday Night PlayGround on December 18 at the Berkeley Repertory Theatre. Congratulations, Alanna! Courtesy of Ms. McFall, we’re pleased to share the first […]

Posted on January 9, 2018

Sarah Gasser

PlayGround Company in the News Jan-2018

Monday Night PlayGround writers Jerome Joseph Gentes, Madeline Puccioni, L. Z. Zephyr and writers’ pool alum Laylah Muran De Assereto each have short plays in THE GRATEFUL DEADLY, an original anthology from Oakland’s Playland Productions, March 8-17, 2018 at The Ex Theatre, 156 Eddy, SF. Tickets at https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3208157. Mark Routhier is directing THE LIEUTENANT OF […]