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Saturday Series

Most Saturday Series events are public readings of plays-in-progress, but other events include panel discussions and fireside chats with visiting artists. All plays are directed and rehearsed, but are presented with minimal staging. After each reading, audience members are invited to join in a moderated post-reading discussion.

July 30, 2016
THE PLAY THAT USED TO BE TITLED, '1247 LIKES' DECIDES TO GO DANCING IN A CEMETERY
a new play with its own agency
By Resident Playwright Dana Lynn Formby

August 6, 2016
DANCE FOR BEGINNERS
By Resident Playwright M.T. Cozzola

August 13, 2016  
FAY BURNS!
By Resident Playwright Mary Ruth Clarke

Looking for a description of each play? Click here.  

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The Chicago Dramatists Network Playwright program is the only one of its kind in the country, offering artistic community and play development opportunities to playwrights at all levels of experience. The program is open to anyone who wants to develop their writing for the stage. Learn more about our Script Lab Critiques and First Draft Series, along with other Network Playwright benefits here


Register for Classes

Each quarter, Chicago Dramatists offers a variety of courses. Spring classes have started, but there are still sessions available.  Visit our upcoming classes page to view a summary of each course along with prices and meeting times. 

COMPANY PICNIC

Join us for the 1st Annual Chicago Dramatists Company Picnic. Residents, Network Playwrights, Staff, Board and Associate Artists are invited to attend. Learn more here.

When is it?
July 31, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

What should I bring?
Grill, condiments, and paper products provided. Please bring drinks, things to grill and a side dish to share.

Where is it?
Montrose Beach
4400 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60640


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