Submit Your Play

Submit Your Play

Connecting playwrights with schools, theaters and other performing venues. With a paid KPW Membership, playwrights can submit a play for evaluation, development and eventual production.

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Share Your Thoughts

Share Your Thoughts

KPW Members can post questions or comments about their experiences producing new plays in Kentucky or by Kentuckians. Start a conversation, or contribute to an ongoing discussion.

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Learn from the Best

Learn from the Best

Playwrights, instructors, and other professionals involved in the world of Theatre in the Bluegrass State will be sharing their experiences and/or opinions from working in the field.

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Playwrights

Readings of 2017 Commissioned Plays

On April 17th, Kentucky Playwrights Workshop hosted public readings of new plays by Kentucky playwrights Bo List (Lexington) and Larry Muhammad (Louisville) at the StageBox Theatre in Lexington. The plays —I Left My Heart in Kissimmee by List, and Muhammad’s Derby Mine#4— were commissioned by KPW. The dramaturg was Kathi E B Ellis, and the Director

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Cincinnati’s College Conservatory of Music offering Playwrights Conference

Especially for those of us in Northern Kentucky who consider Cincinnati an extension of our home, or for those Kentuckians who don’t mind traveling for a playwriting opportunity, CCM, the College Conservatory of Music, is hosting a conference June 12-17, 2017. “CCM’s Playwright’s Conference is open to playwrights of all experience levels. Participants will write, take

Kentucky New Play Series – Expanded

The Kentucky New Play Series (KNPS) is ramping up this year. We are adding a second night of new works! On Sunday August 28th new plays by students at Lindsey Wilson College, Columbia, KY will be read by members of the college’s theatre department. The five short plays  are: Bless Your Heart by Jeremy Cloyd

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News Journal: “Goguen recognized by EKDAS; play to premiere at Kentucky State Fair”

The News Journal, which is the largest circulated newspaper in Whitley County and the third largest weekly newspaper in the state of Kentucky, posted an article by Teresa Brooks, featuring playwright Catherine Rhoden Goguen, whose most recent work, entitled “RE DO IT” will premiere at the Fifth Annual Kentucky New Play Series at the Kentucky State Fair in Louisville

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Courier Journal: “Kentucky New Play Series at the State Fair”

The Kentucky New Play Series, produced at the Kentucky State Fair by the Kentucky Playwrights Workshop, Inc., was featured in the Louisville Courier-Journal in an article by reporter Elizabeth Kramer: “The Kentucky State Fair owns its share of creativity, with quilts, photography and other visual artwork show. But it also has an original, home-grown theater with