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Womyn’s Workshop Series

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

The Playground Theater is excited to announce its new Womyn’s Workshop Series.

Open to all female-identifying performers.

The series will be comprised of various workshops to strengthen each performer’s artistic voice and help them make the strongest choices on stage. In addition, The PG will be hosting workshops to aid female-identifying performers in navigating the industry at large. Audition workshops, creative and professional resume development, networking, and more!

 

If you are interested in teaching a workshop or...

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Playground Philanthropy

Friday, January 13, 2017

The Playground has formed a lot of partnerships with some pretty great philanthropic organizations.  The following is a list of shows we have going on and the philanthropies they support:

 

Undergrad Underground and Open Books Ltd.:

Undergrad Underground is partnering up this month with Open Books Ltd. to bring literacy and love of reading to under-resourced communities.  The Playground is accepting used book donations everyday through February!  Bring a book to the next Undergrad Underground show and change...

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WANTED: Independent Improv Teams!

Friday, December 9, 2016

Do you have an independent improv team looking for some stage time?  We've got lots of opportunities to showcase new talent!  The following are some available dates for 15 minute improv sets: -None currently available, check back later-   Please email allisonatthepg@gmail.com if your team is interested in one or more of the above slots! *Note- This page will continue to be updated as dates become available, so please check back in!

Head of Playground Theatricals Jo Catell Wins 3 Arts Award

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Congratulations to Playground Theatricals Head Jo Catell, who was a recipient of the 3 Arts Award! The annual award is given to women artists, artists of color and artists with disabilities working in dance, music, theater, visual arts or teaching arts. Each awardee receives an unrestricted grant of $25,000. You can read more here!

COMING SOON! TUMBAO

Monday, September 12, 2016

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For two nights this fall, Steppenwolf’s 1700 theatre is transformed into Tumbao, a local family bar and the best place for a salsa night, baptism, seance or wedding reception. Unbeknownst to the owners, the ally cats have decided to make the Tumbao family the basis for a radionovela, broadcast from...

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