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I really appreciate Playscripts and their work toward creating better theater and theater experiences for all. Jay Muldoon Theater Teacher, Fairfield, OH
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Free Reads Special Edition: Staff Picks!

Playscripts is proud of our extensive catalogue that we are able to offer to customers. We receive a number of calls asking for recommendations for plays on the daily. We asked some of our staff to create a super-short list of some of OUR favorite plays, and we’ve made them available to read for FREE for the month of July. Enjoy, and let us know what your favorites are!



Kat, Manager of Play Publications

I love a play that tackles a big, complex social idea with super-specific characters and sharp humor.

Ideation by Aaron Loeb
How to Overthrow Your Student Government by Ian McWethy
Baltimore by Kirsten Greenidge
Year of the Rooster by Olivia Dufault




Shay, Administration Support Specialist

I love plays that center complex womxn characters and account for other intersecting identities while telling a gripping story. These plays feel like a breath of fresh air by providing a new perspective.

Double, Double by Kathryn Funkhouser
Exit, Pursued by a Bear by Laura Gunderson
She Likes Girls by Chisa Hutchinson
The Walk Across America for Mother Earth by Taylor Mac




Nik, Director of Marketing

For me, literary is meant to do one of two things: Entertain, and force an audience to see a something in a new light. I love plays that change the narrative!

This is Modern Art by Idris Goodwin
Declaration by Jonathan Dorf
Digging Up the Boys by Laura Lundgren Smith
Showdown at Palm Tree Pines by Tess Barker



Cherissia, Director of Amateur Licensing

I look for plays that are thought-provoking and that are relevant no matter the time period. I love experiencing a performance and feeling the energy behind the words written.

Dead & Breathing by Chisa Huntchinson
Law & Order: Fairytale Unit by Jonathan Rand
Good Kids by Naomi Iizuka
I Dream Before I Take the Stand by Arlene Hutton


Elissa, Director of Professional Play Licensing

I enjoy anything from poetic, powerful, and biting commentaries, to smart and funny comedies with casts of all sizes!”

Space Girl by Mora V. Harris
Hype Man by Idris Goodwin
Badger by Don Zolidis
Everything Seems Like Maybe… by Sandy Rustin
Exit Strategy by Ike Holter



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