Posted on December 3, 2018

Sarah Gasser

PlayGround Company in the News Dec-2018

Read on to learn more about PlayGround Company Member and Alumni recent news, current happenings, and upcoming events. PlayGround alum Geetha Reddy and resident Cleavon Smith along with Lauren Gunderson are supporting 3 young playwrights/performers in their development of THE PEOPLE’S HISTORY OF NEXT which kicks off the TheatreFirst 2018-19 season beginning on the 6th of […]

Posted on November 30, 2018

Jim Kleinmann

December 17 Monday Night PlayGround

PlayGround continues its 25th season of its celebrated Monday Night PlayGround staged reading series on Monday, December 17, 8 PM at Berkeley Repertory Theatre’s Peet’s Theatre. The topic for December’s round, announced this morning, is “HOLIDAY MIRACLE”. “To me every hour of the light and dark is a miracle, every cubic inch of space is […]

Posted on November 27, 2018

Sarah Gasser

The November People’s Choice goes to…….

The people have spoken… The November People’s Choice Award goes to Annette Roman for her short play, A PLACE FOR ELIJAH, presented as a staged reading at Monday Night PlayGround on November 26th 2018, at the Berkeley Repertory Theatre. Congratulations, Annette! Courtesy of Ms. Roman, we’re pleased to share the first two pages from the […]

Posted on November 16, 2018

Jim Kleinmann

PlayGround Launches Innovator Incubator

PlayGround has just announced its newest program, the PlayGround Innovator Incubator, a multi-year intensive incubation program to support theatrical innovation and the launch of new innovative theatrical production companies, scheduled to launch in early 2019. PlayGround will competitively select up to 6 projects/teams per year, providing each with access to a suite of services and […]

Posted on November 16, 2018

Jim Kleinmann

PlayGround Solo Performance Festival Lineup

PlayGround has announced the lineup for its second annual PlayGround Solo Performance Festival, a celebration of the best in Bay Area solo performance, running January 24-February 10 at Potrero Stage. The festival features 12 double-bill performances by 11 local artists over three weeks, including new works by Ron Campbell, Julie Gieseke, Malcolm Grissom, Emil  Guillermo, […]

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, […]