Daily PlayLab readings are the foundation of the GPTC and are held throughout the Conference week. Playwrights receive feedback on their work from a panel of GPTC Guest Artists, as well as other local and national theatre artists and the general public.

GPTC 2022 PlayLab (alphabetized by playwright last name):

No Nothing

by T. Adamson (New York, New York)


by Sarah Cho (Los Angeles, California)

Neighbor Jane

by Tina Esper (Montclair, New Jersey)

In the Canyon

by Daniel Hurewitz (Brooklyn, New York)

Body + Blood

by Shannon TL Kearns (Minneapolis, Minnesota)

The Yellow Wallpaper 2.0 – 2020

by Jennifer Maisel  (Los Angeles, California)

Culture Shock

by Gloria Majule (Seattle, Washington)


by Nia Akilah Robinson  (New York, New York)

oh, to be pure again

by Kira Rockwell (Boston, Massachusetts)


by Phaedra Michelle Scott (Nyack, New York) 

Greater Illinois

by Steven Strafford (Athens, Ohio)

Rx Machina

by Caity-Shea Violette (Los Angeles, California)

Acetone Wishes and Plexiglass Dreams

by Stephanie Kyung Sun Walters (Philadelphia, PA)

Coco Queens

by LaDarrion Williams  (North Hollywood, California)