Play Cafe is a writing group based in Berkeley, California (San Francisco Bay
Area) where you can make contacts, practice your writing, move beyond first
draft, and receive play writing insight from theater insiders.
WOULD YOU LIKE TO JOIN US?
We welcome new faces!
Just show up or let us know via email
Thursday, March 14 from 7-10PM (scene sign-up starts at 6:45PM).
Thursday, April 11 from 7-10PM (scene sign-up starts at 6:45PM).
2055 Center Street, Berkeley, CA, Studio B
Note: The entrance is on the east side of the building with a sign that reads "Arts Passage" above the metal gate and a circular design on the sidewalk in front of the door (the building number is on the west entrance with a glass door and a sign reading "Residences" above the door ... this is the wrong entrance).
(around the corner from Downtown Berkeley BART)
Cost is $10.
Bring scenes to read, ten pages or fewer. One copy for each character plus a copy for stage directions.
Visit our Members page for a roster of active Play Cafe members and links to their bios.
Check out Submitter, our Excel spreadsheet for tracking submission, by clicking here.
Check out the Play Cafe Yahoo discussion group
Playwrights: Are you looking for places to send your play? Click here.
Theatres: Are you looking for plays? Click here.
The Cyber Cafe is bursting with invaluable information for playwrights. Check it out here.
Guide to the Play Cafe site:
Why? When? Where? All the logistics, including maps.
Frequently Asked Questions Who is doing this? What exactly is the Play Cafe? How do I get involved? What's in it for me?
Our Guests Occasionally, we invite a special guest, drawn from the world of theatre. Find out who they are.
Resources for Playwrights Books, classes, theaters looking for plays.
Cyber Cafe Writing exercises! Play of the Month! How to produce a reading!