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HELP US CELEBRATE OUR 20TH ANNIVERSARY!

published December 05 2017

ScriptWorks is 20 years old! Check out this video to learn a little about our journey.

We are celebrating by publishing a volume of The Best of Out of Ink plays featuring selections from our annual short play showcase. We’ll …

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DECEMBER 2017 SALON

published December 04 2017

Three for FronteraFest
Sunday, December 17 at 6:30pm
Austin Playwrights Studio
5555 N. Lamar, Bldg. K, Ste. 125

THE LINKLATER QUESTION by C. M. Gill
Is the idea of “true love” a bullshit fairy tale that can’t possibly survive the …

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WEEKEND FLING and FLING SALON 2017

published November 10 2017

The Weekend Fling is ScriptWorks’ annual 48-hour playwriting event where members use their incurable writing habit to create a ten-minute play in 48 hours.   Muses are provided in the form of three rules/elements that MUST appear in the play.  The …

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OCTOBER 2017 SALON

published October 10 2017

FINDING OUT by Jason Rainey
Sunday, October 29 at 6:30pm
Austin Playwrights Studio
5555 N. Lamar, Bldg. K, Ste. 125*

In this full-length play, friends in their 20s grapple with newfound puzzles of adulthood—careers, apartments, sickness, and self-exploration (both the …

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SEPTEMBER 2017 SALON

published September 12 2017

LITTLE ART TABLE by Marla Porter
Sunday, September 24th at 6:30pm
Austin Playwrights Studio
5555 N. Lamar Blvd., Bldg. K, Ste. 125*
When famous artist Maxine lets her loneliness and insecurities get the best of her, young neighborhood girls Dani, …

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DRAMATIS PERSONAE WORKSHOP: FronteraFest 101

published August 29 2017

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN MOVED TO SEPTEMBER 26TH!

FRONTERAFEST 101
A primer in self-producing for the fringe
A workshop taught by Christina J. Moore

Tuesday, September 26, 7:30 – 9:30pm
Hyde Park Theatre
511 W. 43rd St.…

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4th ANNUAL AUSTIN ONE-MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL

published August 05 2017

The AUSTIN ONE-MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL (#1MPF) returns for its fourth year, in partnership with ScriptWorks. The marathon evening of one-minute plays by 40 of Austin’s established and emerging playwrights and directors plays four performances only as a Series A/B schedule

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MEET & GREET 2017

published August 04 2017

Sunday, August 20th 5-7pm
Butterfly Bar at the Vortex
2307 Manor Rd., Austin, TX 78722
 
ScriptWorks members and their families, as well as community collaborators, and those interested in finding out more about ScriptWorks are invited to the 19th Annual

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COMING JUNE 1ST!

published May 20 2017

30/60/90: A daily writing practice
This program, focused on the daily practice of writing and inspired by Suzan-Lori Parks’ 365 Days/365 Plays project, is back for the 11th year!

In 2002, Pulitzer-Prize winning playwright decided to write a play a …

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MAY 2017 SALON

published May 09 2017

DELIVERY by Jelisa Jay Robinson
Sunday, May 21st at 6:30pm
Austin Playwrights Studio
5555 N. Lamar, Bldg. K, Ste. 125
When high school juniors Murdr, Mani and Javier find themselves in Ms. Tolivar’s English class, they begin to find themselves …

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