Success Stories

We are often asked what happens to a play or a playwright after having a reading at Playwrights’ Platform.  Awards and grants won by our playwrights include:

Finalist, The Pulitzer Prize for Drama
Samuel French Short Play Festival
IRNE Award, Best New Play
Onassis Foundation Award
Group Theatre Minority Playwrighting
Massachusetts Playwrighting Fellowships
Off-off Broadway Best Short Play Award
Midwest Playwrights Conference
DuBuque One Act Playwrighting Award
O’Neill National Playwrights Conference
Atlanta New Plays Project Award
National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship
The Sundance Institute
Andold Weissberger Award
Beverly Hills Playwriting Award
Artist-In-Residence Program at the Metropolitan Area Planning Council
Leighton Studios Artist Residency at the Banff Center
The Boston Foundation LAB Grant
The Bob Jolly Charitable Trust Artist Grant
Fresh Ink Theatre Ink Spot Featured Playwright
Company One PlayLab Unit Playwright
New World Theatre Masterclass Playwright
New York State Council on the Arts
The Packard Family Fund
The Berwick Fund for the Humanities
The Davis Professional Development Grant
Wellfleet Actors Theatre Filmmaker Takeover Audience Choice Award
Woods Hole Film Festival Audience Choice Award
Woods Hole Film Festival Screenwriting Award

Our playwrights have been extremely successful in getting their plays performed outside of the New England area and some have landed jobs writing for the movies and television. Plays have been produced on network television, local television and one made into a major motion picture.