National Jewish Playwriting Contest: Featured Workshop

The Colonial Theatre
111 South Street · Pittsfield · MA 01201
National Jewish Playwriting Contest: Featured Workshop

Over 1,000 artists and audience members have voted and the winner of the 13th Annual National Jewish Playwriting Contest is coming to the Colonial. Celebrate the JPP’s signature process, Artistic Democracy, and be a part of the future of Jewish theater. Six finalists are competing for this remarkable and impactful opportunity. The JPP will present the winner in its signature Reading+ format (script in-hand readings with targeted design support), created by New York’s best actors, directors, and designers.

The winning play will be announced on June 6th, 2024.

Part of The Festival of New Jewish Plays running Thursday, August 15 through Saturday, August 17

Produced by Berkshire Theatre Group, Jewish Plays Project and plays2gather

The transformative power of the performing arts is able to illuminate, instill hope and nurture empathy. Teaming up with the esteemed Jewish Plays Project (JPP) and plays2gather (p2g), we present an immersive three-day experience celebrating the depth and diversity of Jewish theatre from near and far

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