Lorraine Hansberry, Arthur Miller, Tennessee Williams, August Wilson, Stephen Sondheim… these 20th-century titans of the American Theatre wrote about their lives and the world around them creating some of the most well-known plays and musicals in the canon. Now through our new-play reading series, we’re proud to give today’s generation of playwrights the space to amplify their voices and tell their stories. Get an exclusive look at works in progress by local playwrights through our new-play reading series.
New Play Readings
Submit a Play
We encourage ALL Colorado playwrights who are interested in having their works performed by experienced actors to bring those scripts to our attention. By submitting your materials below, you agree to CCT considering your play for a public reading. You will be notified should your work be selected. We look forward to reading your work!
Past Featured Playwrights
Melissa Lucero McCarl
Painted Bread, Melissa’s full-length play about the life of Frida Kahlo, was voted “Best New Play” by The Denver Post. She was commissioned by the Jewish Community Center to write…
Jeffrey is an award-winning playwright whose work has been performed at theaters and festivals across the United States, Australia, and the United Kingdom. His plays have been produced and/or developed…
Dr. Marcic is a professor at Columbia University, a playwright, and a former professor at Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management, with over 20 years full time in academia.…
Kevin Douglas is a student at the University of Denver. He studies Theatre and English and is obtaining his distinctions in playwriting and creative writing. Three of his plays have…