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Here are 20 Best Playwriting Podcasts worth listening to in 2023

1. The Playwriting Podcast

The Playwriting Podcast New York City, New York, US
The Playwriting Podcast, hosted by Ken Wolf, Artistic Director of Manhattan Repertory Theatre, will offer strategies and techniques for playwrights (a...nd writers in general) 'to get out of their heads' and write better, feel more motivated, get into that CREATIVITY ZONE, find more productive ways to complete a work, and to simply have more fun creating! In each episode, we will explore what works and what doesn't work so that you can jump-start your playwriting and take your work to the next level.more
1.2K 2 episodes / week Avg Length 10 min Jun 2017
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2. Hey Playwright

Hey Playwright Have you ever thought about writing a play but had no idea where to start? Each week, join playwrights and teaching artist pals Tori and Mabelle as th...ey discuss playwriting and life, and leave you with a prompt to get to work. Whether you want to learn how to write a play or just need a little creative inspiration and cheerleading, this podcast is for you.more
421 2 episodes / month Avg Length 73 min Aug 2020
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3. Theatre Theater

Theatre Theater Three Los Angeles-based theatre-makers dissect, debate, and disseminate the works of the great Playwrights. Each week we will focus on a different pla...ywright and discuss their works as well as their cultural impact and their context in our own personal lives. Also, we'll spotlight the beautifully burgeoning LA Theatre Scene as it grows into the new home for experimental theatre-makers.more
188 1 episode / week Avg Length 64 min Apr 2020
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4. Half Hour Audio Hour

Half Hour Audio Hour A monthly anthology of 10-30 minute audio drama scripts from a different playwright each month. Each episode will include an introduction of, and Q&A ...with, the playwright. The Half-Hour Audio Hour focuses on the work of women, BIPOC, and/or LGBTQ playwrights.more
1 episode / month Avg Length 33 min Dec 2020
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5. American Theatre's Offscript

American Theatre's Offscript The official podcast of AMERICAN THEATRE, the national publication for the American not-for-profit theatre. The range of topics includes playwright in...terviews, critical roundtable discussions, and the latest shows coming up as recommended by our staff.more
5 episodes / quarter Oct 2019
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6. ICWP Women Playwrights Podcast

ICWP Women Playwrights Podcast Interviews with playwrights, dramatists, theatre professionals, and readings of play scripts.
1.9K 3.4K 1 episode / week Avg Length 26 min Mar 2020
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7. The Central Works Script Club

The Central Works Script Club Berkeley, California, US
Central Works, the New Play Theater, invites you to join the Script Club! You'll download and read a play script, send in your questions for the p...laywright, and then listen to an audio interview with the playwright! Delivered monthly.more
1.1K 1.4K 1 episode / month Avg Length 30 min Jun 2020
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8. The Subtext

The Subtext Chicago, Illinois, US
From AMERICAN THEATRE magazine, a podcast where playwrights talk to playwrights about the things usually left unsaid. In a conversation that dives int...o life's muck, we learn what irks, agitates, motivates, inspires, and - ultimately - what makes writers tick.more
2.5K 1 episode / week Jan 2018
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9. Beckett's Babies

Beckett's Babies A podcast by two friends who met at Iowa Playwrights Workshop. Join hosts Sam Collier and Sarah Cho as they try to figure out playwriting. New episode... every Monday.more
891 1 episode / week Avg Length 50 min Mar 2019
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10. Playwright Repertory Podcast

Playwright Repertory Podcast How does one write a play? What even is playwriting? The Playwright Repertory Podcast focuses on the art of storytelling through theatre. PRP hosts vi...rtual readings of high school and college student-written plays with an ensemble of student actors, followed by interviews and short feedback discussions with the playwright, amongst other shenanigans.more
Jul 2020
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11. Rombalds Radio - Ilkley Playhouse Tea Break Dramas

Rombalds Radio - Ilkley Playhouse Tea Break Dramas This podcast series showcases a variety of short plays performed by members of the Ilkley Playhouse. Many of the scripts were contributed by playwrigh...ts from all over the country as part of a playwriting festival called 8x8x8.more
1.5K 2.5K Feb 2021
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12. Playing On Air: A Theater Podcast

Playing On Air: A Theater Podcast Hear short, contemporary stage plays with first-rate casts. Playing on Air brings together award winners and emerging young talent, and each play is f...ollowed by a conversation with the playwrights and cast. Tune in for great American plays with great American actors, hosted and produced by Claudia Catania.more
5 episodes / quarter Avg Length 29 min Sep 2013
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13. Raff's Brain

Raff's Brain Arlington, Virginia, US
Raff's Brain is a monthly podcast and blog documenting my journey through a low-residency MFA program in screenwriting & playwriting. Each month, ...I will relay unvarnished updates about my progress & setbacks in the program - class assignments, key lessons, draft scripts, etc. The show will culminate in summer 2022 when I graduate.more
1.1K 10 episodes / year Avg Length 36 min Jan 2020
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14. ShakesBeer

ShakesBeer Longtime friends invite you to the table to talk about the works, themes, and effects of the most famous playwright in the western canon.
Nov 2017
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15. DeScripted

DeScripted Actors Randy Hunt and Tyler Costigan host this show where they take a closer look at the plays that have won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama since it was... first awarded in 1918. We'll provide a brief introduction of the play, the playwright, and a synopsis. We'll then discuss how the play was received, its influence on/by society, notable cast/crew, stories, scandals, fun facts, and some of our favorite lines.more
18 2 episodes / year Avg Length 27 min Nov 2020
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16. Not in Print: playwrights off script - on inspiration, process and theatre itself

Not in Print: playwrights off script - on inspiration, process and theatre itself Currency Press believes in theatre that raises more questions than answers, so we're talking to Australian playwrights about their work, getting i...nsights straight from the source.more
1 episode / year Avg Length 22 min Feb 2013
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17. Royal Court Playwright's Podcast

Royal Court Playwright's Podcast London, England, UK
Playwright Simon Stephens talks to some playwrights including Jez Butterworth, April de Angelis, Rachel De-Lahey, Tanika Gupta, David Hare, Robert Hol...man, Dennis Kelly, Alistair McDowall, Anthony Neilson, Joe Penhall, Lucy Prebble, Anya Reiss, Polly Stenham, and Enda Walsh.more
56.4K 133.8K 2 episodes / quarter Avg Length 53 min Dec 2016
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18. Are We Alive?

Are We Alive? Berwyn, Illinois, US
Original audio plays by Chicago's MC-10 Playwrights' Collective pose the question ARE WE ALIVE? Presented by 16th Street Theater. The MC-10 Pl...aywrights' Collective are Lydia Diamond, Lisa Dillman, Rebecca Gilman, Mickle Maher, Brett Neveu, Marsha Estell, Carlos Murillo, Tanya Palmer, Julie Marie Myatt, and Laura Schellhardt.more
2.7K Mar 2021
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19. Theatrically Speaking: a playwriting podcast

Theatrically Speaking: a playwriting podcast The first playwriting podcast is back from 2007. Character, plot, and career discussion to help you with your theatrical writing.
Mar 2017
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Playwriting Podcasters

Top Podcasters covering Playwriting. Get Spreadsheet.
Podcaster Name Email Podcast Link Total Episodes
Theatre Theater audioboom.com 50
Copyright 2022 Ken Wolf theplaywritingpodcast.libsyn.com 38
at americantheatre.org 33
Beckett’s Babies beckettsbabies.com 27
Hey Playwright heyplaywright.com 24
Rob Raffety feeds.buzzsprout.com 22
Copyright 2021 Ken Wolf theplaywritingpodcast.libsyn.com 20
Eclectic Full Contact Theatre redcircle.com 20
Playing on Air playingonair.libsyn.com 19
at americantheatre.org 15
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Playwriting Podcasts By Category

Total 39 Podcasts. Email us to Request Spreadsheet with email contacts at anuj@feedspot.com. Learn more.
Category No. of Podcasts
Shakespeare Podcasts 20