Posted on March 22, 2018

Sarah Gasser

March’s People’s Choice Award

The people  have spoken… The March  People’s Choice Award goes to Arthur Keng for his short play, Measured Reality, presented as a staged reading at Monday Night PlayGround on March 12 at the Zephyr Theatre. Congratulations, Arthur! Courtesy of Mr. Keng, we’re pleased to share the first two pages from the award-winning script. Enjoy! MEASURED […]

Posted on March 15, 2018

Sarah Gasser

Wanted: Writers for the PlayGround-LA Writers Pool!

Are you a Los-Angeles-based early-career or aspiring professional playwright? Have you ever wanted to see your plays performed on stage by leading local professional actors? Do you respond well to deadlines? You’re in luck! PlayGround-LA is seeking applications for our 2018-2019 Writers Pool. Member of the Writers Pool can submit their work for the Monday […]

Posted on March 1, 2018

Sarah Gasser

PlayGround-LA Company in the News Mar-2018

See what PlayGround-LA Writers and Alumni are up to as we prepare for the March 12 round of Monday Night PlayGround. Open Fist Theatre’s One Year Later — A Political Pop-Up of the Theatrical Kind features BOXES and FAKE by Jen Huszcza and DREAMING  Diana Burbano in an evening of 14 short plays by writers […]

Posted on February 15, 2018

Sarah Gasser

February’s People’s Choice Award

The people  have spoken… The February People’s Choice Award goes to Mercedes Segesvary for her short play, If Only It Were True, presented as a staged reading at Monday Night PlayGround on February 12 at the Zephyr Theatre. Congratulations, Mercedes! Courtesy of Ms. Segesvary we’re pleased to share the first two pages from the award-winning […]

Posted on February 1, 2018

Sarah Gasser

PlayGround-LA Company In the News Feb 2018

Diana Burbano’s play POLICARPA was presented at the Milagro Theatre in Portland on January 15th. http://milagro.org/event/ingenio-play-reading-2018/ Jonathan Josephson‘s short play THE CAUTIONARY TALE OF “BIG ED”DELAHANTY was accepted to the 2018 William Inge Theatre Festival. Starina Johnson’s  play VICE will be a part of Out of Box Theatre’s inaugural Women’s Shorts production! https://www.facebook.com/events/890781467755033/ Jen Huszcz had […]

Posted on January 12, 2018

Sarah Gasser

January’s People’s Choice Award

The people  have spoken… The January People’s Choice Award goes to Matt Ackels for his short play, The Bolt or The Fiddle, presented as a staged reading at Monday Night PlayGround on January 8 at the Zephyr Theatre. Congratulations, Matt! Courtesy of Mr. Ackels we’re pleased to share the first two pages from the award-winning […]

Posted on January 9, 2018

Sarah Gasser

PlayGround Company in the News January-2018

Midred Lewis’s play COWGIRLS, which got its start at PlayGround, will be read at the Everyday Inferno’s “If On a Winter’s Night” festival in New York City this month. It has also been accepted to the 2018 William Inge Theater Festival. the end of everything, a full length play, will be staged at Ensemble Studio […]

Posted on January 4, 2018

Sarah Gasser

PlayGround-LA Writers Predict the Future!

PlayGround returns on Monday, January 8, with our annual Planet Earth Arts New Play Festival collaboration. On December 21, the PlayGround-LA Writers Pool participated in a live stream topic prep session led by the Planet Earth Arts team.  Out of the prep session, grew the January topic: “Probable Future or Possible Future.”  Writers had less […]