Playwrights’ Commons

com•mons: /ˈkämənz/ noun, plural

resources belonging to, or affecting the whole community; provisions shared in common



  1. FREEDOM ART RETREAT: Breaking news: we have room for another artist to join us for this year’s retreat, Aug 4-10. Applications are still live on our Freedom Art page.

  1. Find out more about the Freedom Art Retreat and browse previous Retreat artist profiles HERE.

  1. PwritesCom’s Ilana Brownstein curated the Boston City Series on Check it out HERE.

  1. Boston playwrights: are you updating your New Play Map profiles? We urge you to bust that out.

Our Retreat Theme Song:

Who is the Boston or New England area playwright?

What are his concerns?

What is she writing about?

Visibility is key if we are going to celebrate and develop our local theatre-makers, both inside and outside our own borders.

Listen in on the conversation with the Boston & New England Playwrights Group.

We’re 200 members & counting.

Click here and visit us.

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