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Web resource for playwrights, producers, and anybody interested in plays.
The Playwrights' Center of San Francisco
A service for playwrights, showing the schedule of staged readings of new plays.
Northwest Playwrights Guild
Forum for the exchange of information and ideas about playwriting for playwrights living in the Northwest.
Directory of links, from Artslynx International Theatre Resources.
The Playwrights Forum
The Playwrights Forum is a non-profit organization dedicated to the artistic development of talented playwrights from the Washington D.C. area.
Alliance of Los Angeles Playwrights
Support and service organization dedicated to addressing the professional needs of the Los Angeles playwriting community.
Jassin Office - Publishing and Theatre Law
Advice for writers and theatre workers on copyright, trademark, libel and contract law. Includes free "Helpful Articles" section.
Linda Eisenstein: Practical Playwriting
Excerpts from advice book for playwrights, including "17 Surefire Ways to Get Your Scripts Rejected."
Write Angle Productions
Devoted to supporting work of member playwrights and developing new scripts for production. Includes ongoing Ten Minute Play contest.
NY Play Development Lab
Serves and supports member playwrights in the creation of new stage works. Offers script labs, readings, and promotion.
Charles Deemer: Playwriting Basics
Tips for playwrights.
Lazy Bee Scripts
Online publisher of pantomimes and plays. Site includes guidelines for authors and playwrights.
For aspiring playwrights and others interested in the literary aspect of theater.
Resources for Teaching Playwriting Compiled by Adam Russell
Annotated bibliography of recommended texts.
The Playwright's Noticeboard
Notices of playwriting opportunities, updated regularly.
Makes synopses of plays (and screenplays) available online, for a fee. Site includes "Script Tips," with advice for dramatic writers.
Greensboro Playwrights' Forum
A gathering of North Carolina playwrights, meeting once a month to discuss each other's work-in-progress and aid each other in getting produced or published.
Playwright's webring; presenting the work of an individual playwright or groups of playwrights.
Moondance International Film Festival
To promote and encourage women screenwriters, playwrights, short-story writers, and women who make independent films.
The Playwrights' Co-Operative
Promoting and publishing the works of new and established playrights. Full online or paper catalogue of acting scripts.
The Dramatists Guild of America
Professional association of American playwrights. The Guild protects the rights of dramatists in relation to producers and more recently Directors.
A rest-stop for aspiring playwrights. Tips, tricks, and techniques. Articles, activism, and a few links.
Playwriting at Suite101.com
To assist playwrights throughout the life cycle of creating a stage play, from initial ideas to formatting to getting plays read by producers and publishers.
Will Dunne Dramatic Writing Workshops
Offers support for playwrights and screenwriters, including private consultations for dramatic writers anywhere in the world and an ongoing quarterly workshop program for dramatic writers in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Playwrights at Suite101.com
Playwriting is one of the toughest fields to break into. The information in this topic, however, will help playwrights get better results and productions.
Performing and Writing Musical Theatre
A resource for professional and aspiring performers/ composers/ writers. Tips and tricks on the craft of writing and composing.
Library of online play synopses and scripts.
The theatre writers' group at Worcester Swan Theatre, UK.
Toscan's Online Playwriting Seminar
Comprehensive overview of the craft of playwriting, from Virginia Commonwealth University
Online publisher of professionally-produced stage plays. Full or partial scripts may be read free-of-charge at the site.
Playwrights Guild of Canada
Service organization for Canadian playwrights (formerly the Playwrights Union of Canada). Site includes searchable online catalogue.
Agency and script advisory service for New Zealand playwrights.
Sheriffs Performance Writers' Group
Based at the Riverhouse Barn in Elmbridge, Surrey, U.K, the Sheriffs Performance Writers' Group aims to develop and write professional theatre for the stage and screen.
Australian Script Centre
Collects, catalogues, promotes and distributes unpublished Australian plays and now holds hundreds of scripts.
International Centre for Women Playwrights
To support women playwrights around the world.
TheatreUSA.com Playwriting Links
Education, organizations, support, and assistance for playwrights.
Minneapolis-based, The Playwrights' Center fuels the theater by providing services to support playwrights and playwriting.