Playwrights Local

Designation: Professional

Average Ticket Prices: $12 - $18

Phone: (216) 302-8856

Performance Address:
Creative Space at Waterloo Arts
397 East 156th Street
Cleveland, Ohio 44110

Mission Statement

Playwrights Local is dedicated to supporting the dramatists of Northeast Ohio. As a playwrights’ development and production center, we foster diverse talents and present locally written works. We strive to increase the impact of original theater on the community and to raise the profile of area playwrights both within Greater Cleveland and beyond.

Current and Upcoming Shows

The Mirror Effect
Thursday, November 11, 2021

The King of Cage Street
December 2021

Millwood Outpost
March 2022

The Downside (Reading)
April 2022

Previously Produced Shows

To The Orchard
May 27 - June 12, 2016

Objectively/Reasonable
August 18 - September 4, 2016

2nd Annual Cleveland Playwrights Festival
Novemeber 4 - 6, 2016

This is NOT About My Dead Dog
January 13 - January 28, 2017

Objectively/Reasonable
February 17 - March 11, 2017

The Mac Wellman Homecoming Festival
March 23 - 25, 2017

2017 Play Lab + Spring Workshops
April 12 & 15, 2017

Things as They Are
May 12 - 28, 2017

3rd Annual Cleveland Playwrights Festival
September 23, 2017

Fall Roundtable: Family Tree
October 17, 2017

Fall Roundtable: 1,000 Hills
October 24, 2017

Fall Roundtable: Stranded
November 7, 2017

Fall Roundtable: Hey Siri
November 14, 2017

2018 Play Lab + Spring Workshops
March 17 - 18, April 6, 2018

The Panther Dancer
May 11 - 26, 2018

Above and Beyond, and The Silence of Dr. & Mrs. Calagari
November 2 - 18, 2018

Young Playwrights Collective
January 21 - 22 and 29, 2019

Tatterhood
April 11 - 13, 2019

Thiz Girlz Lyfe
May 3 - 18, 2019

Live Bodies For Sale
November 22 - December 15, 2019

Godly Boys and Golden Girls
Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Touch (Reading)
Thursday, October 15th, 2020 (Online)

The Storm (Reading)
Thursday, October 29th, 2020 (Online)

The Curve of your Spine is my Home (Reading)
Thursday, November 12th, 2020 (Online)

The Mirror Effect (Reading)
Thursday, November 19th, 2020 (Online)

Men Don't Cry (Reading)
Wednesday January 27, 2021 (Online)

Leaving Home (Reading)
Wednesday February 24, 2021 (Online)

The Canvas (Reading)
Wednesday March 24, 2021 (Online)

Where's Charlie? (Reading)
Thursday, Septemebr 29, 2021