Chicago Dramatists

For 35 years, Chicago Dramatists has nurtured plays and playwrights, adding strong new voices to the American stage.

We invite you to join us in our ongoing mission to help build the future of American theatre.

The creative home for new and established playwrights

Learn the art and craft of playwriting from seasoned professionals.

Whether you're an experienced playwright or just beginning to write for the stage, our classes will develop or enhance your skills in a supportive, positive environment.

And the upcoming slate of classes includes our first-ever online course offering.

Fall classes are now open for registration! Find out more...!

Script Lab
Play Critiques

Chicago Dramatists is pleased to offer our Script Lab play critiquing services to playwrights at all levels of expertise and experience. All critiques are performed by our Resident playwrights and artistic staff, and each includes insightful advice to help the playwright in the further development of the play. Find out more...!

Members of the Chicago Dramatists Network Playwright program are entitled to free critiques! Find out more about Network membership!

Scene Shop

Since 2007, our Scene Shop playwriting workshop has served as an important resource for the development of new plays and playwrights. We're proud of the many accomplishments of its participants and are pleased to trumpet their writing victories.

Read about their latest accomplishments...!


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