Welcome to Playwrights’ Platform!

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The Playwrights’ Platform is a non-profit Boston-area cooperative of playwrights, directors, and resident actors. Since 1972, the Platform has helped develop new theater in greater Boston by providing a forum to explore the process of creating new dramatic work.

Meeting directions: Our primary location is at Lasell College, where we meet usually two Sundays a month. See where we meet. (We also meet occasionally at the Boston Playwrights’ Theatre. Upcoming dates at the BPT are: February 22, March 29, April 26, and May 16.) Our meetings at both venues are from 7 to 9 pm.

Our schedule: See our calendar.

What we do: From September through May, we present readings of new works by local playwrights at our meetings, which are free and open to the public. Each reading is followed by a lively discussion and feedback session. New members are welcomed and encouraged to participate through submitting plays or simply by attending readings.

New members: We welcome new members. See join us.

Summer Festival: Our annual festival gives members an opportunity for workshop-level staged production in a professional-quality theatre, allowing the scripts fuller development and exposure.

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Find us on Amazon.com! Read selections of our members’ work from select Summer Festivals, now available in published compilations.

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