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Introducing the new
We are beyond thrilled to announce the new We've been working for months to build a website with all the great features you’ve come to love, eScripts to read and print, a sophisticated suite of new tools and a fresh new look.  We do realize you might have questions.  Below are four of our most "popular" FAQs.  If you have question about the website, or Playscripts in general, please visit our new HELP section. And of course, you can always email us.

Why 'd you change the site?

You told us what you wanted, and we listened.  In order to ...
Does This Make Playscripts My Boyfriend?

I'm 26. I live in Chicago. I have a dumb day job. I improvise and act and write to feed my soul, with the dream that it will also one day feed my belly. I sometimes write plays for a small, storefront theater on the North Side called The Cornservatory. They're like family.

When I write for Corn, there is always a moment when I become convinced that I've fooled the company into thinking that my play warrants a production. That my story is universal. That people give two tenths of a crap about the words I pushed together, then pulled apart, then pushed back ...
Internship Opportunity
We are currently seeking an intern with a strong interest in learning about the play publishing industry. An appreciation of theater is required, and an enthusiasm for new works is a plus. This is a highly interactive internship that aims to provide actual publishing experience with a concentration in the Publications / Editorial Department and the Customer Service Department.

Duties can include copyediting and formatting manuscripts, assisting with social media postings, and working on a variety of company projects and administrative tasks. We're looking for energetic, ...
5 Ingredients of a Perfect One-Act Play
As of this writing, the one-act powerhouse Check Please  is four productions shy of hitting the 2,000 mark! That's 2,000 productions, over 3,600 performances, and more than 25,000 scripts sold.  Not only is it the most-produced play (of any length) in the Playscripts, Inc. catalog, but more importantly the most produced high school short play for the past six consecutive seasons in North America, according to the Educational Theatre Association’s annual play survey .

With all these productions to be had, and the economy as it is, it’s no surprise that many ...

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