What's Happening!

  • Announcing the 17/18 Early-Career Writers' Group

    The fifth round of our writers’ group is underway, with eight playwrights we’re excited about: Charly Simpson, Abby Rosebrock, Ren Dara Santiago, William Glick, Chloé Hayat, Jordan Baum, Katie Hathaway and Daaimah Mubashshir

  • The 2017 Clubbed Thumb Biennial Commission is now open for submissions!

    Attention playwrights: send us your idea for our next commission! The CT Biennial Commission comes with $15,000 plus two years of development support. See the prompt and submit your idea HERE

  • Meet the new Directing Fellows

    We’re pleased to introduce you to the 2017/18 Clubbed Thumb Directing Fellows: Sarah Hughes, Taylor Reynolds and Lily Riopelle. This fall they’ll work on newly commissioned plays by playwrights Xavier Galva, Will Arbery and MJ Kaufman with student actors from Playwrights Horizons Theater School, and in January we’ll present those plays with professional casts at our third-annual WINTERWORKS. Read more about the directors and the program HERE

  • THANK YOU!!!

    A giant THANK YOU to the many many artists, production and technical staff, interns, volunteers, and audiences who made Summerworks 2017 an incredible success. We are immensely proud of this season, and are already getting excited for the fall. Stay tuned for information on our next Biennial Commission; the third iteration of our Directing Fellowship, and so much more – coming soon!

Of Government

written by Alex Borinsky

directed by Jeremy Bloom

with: Emily Davis, Beth Dixon, Donnetta Lavinia Grays, Beth Griffith, Mia Katigbak, Keilly McQuail, Melle Powers, Socorro Santiago and Stacey Yen.

Carolyn Mraz (scenic design), Heather McDevitt Barton (costume design), Seth Reiser (lighting design), Leah Gelpe (sound design), Joe White (composer) Fatimah Amill (production stage manager)

The adventures of Barb the Teacher, Deb the Seeker, Heidi the Helper, Tawny the Addict and a host of others. With songs! Presented by Miss Marjorie Blain, her students, and members of the community. Light refreshments will be provided.

June 5th – June 15th, 2017