Dr. R. J. Rodriguez Emerging Playwrights’ Celebration


Each season (beginning in 2018) PCTC puts out a call for original work from emerging playwrights. The selected playwright is supported with a week-long workshop, culminating in a public staged reading. They are also provided a stipend.


  • 2018


By  Willie Johnson


  • 2019

The Blue Whale

By Laura Zlatos


Special Citation, New Orleans 1929

By Ride Hamilton


  • 2020

Clara, and Serra, and the Talking Bear,

By Angela J. Davis


The Missouri Horror

By David Crespy


Monticello 2020

By Madeline Daly Puccioni