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Playwrights’ Center announces 2017-18 season of free readings

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Damian Baldet and Maulik Pancholy in The Remains by Ken Urban, part of PlayLabs 2016. Pancholy will appear in the world premiere production of The Remains at Studio Theatre in Washington, D.C. in the spring of 2018. Photo by Paula Keller.

The public season at the Playwrights’ Center— the PlayLabs festival and the Ruth Easton New Play Series—features top local and national actors and incorporates design elements, giving audience members a unique way to experience new work and a chance to be part of the creative process. These readings are free to attend and take place at the Playwrights’ Center, located at 2301 E Franklin Avenue in Seward.

The 2017-18 season:

PLAYLABS (October 23-29):

Reservations for PlayLabs will open approximately a month before the festival.

RUTH EASTON NEW PLAY SERIES:

Kira, John, and Harrison are all Twin Cities-based playwrights.

Find play descriptions and other details at pwcenter.org/season.

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Free theater all next week at the Playwrights’ Center

playlabsExciting news from the fine folks at the PWC!:

One of the nation’s most celebrated new play festivals is right here in Seward next week! Actors and artistic leaders fly in from around the country for the festival, but you just need to walk over to Franklin and 23rd.

All events are free (and have free food and drinks), but reservations are recommended: https://pwcenter.org/playlabs

The lineup:

MONDAY, OCT 12
7 p.m.: Small Town Values by Kathryn Walat

TUESDAY, OCT 13
7 p.m.: Halftime With Don by Ken Weitzman

WEDNESDAY, OCT 14
7 p.m.: The Hidden People by Joe Waechter

FRIDAY, OCT 16
7 p.m.: Small Town Values by Kathryn Walat

SATURDAY, OCT 17
1 p.m.: Halftime With Don by Ken Weitzman
7 p.m.: The Hidden People by Joe Waechter
9:30 p.m.: Party

SUNDAY, OCT 18
12 p.m.: Playwriting Fellows Showcase
2:30 p.m.: Panel Discussion: Collaboration & Interpretation

Play synopses and casts can be found at https://pwcenter.org/playlabs. You can also reserve your tickets there, or give Alayna a call at 612-332-7481 or email info@pwcenter.org.