Producer Program

Be a PlayPenn Producer!

Producers provide significant support for our annual New Play Development Conference as well as PlayPenn-hosted play readings throughout the year. In return, Producers receive a host of special insider benefits designed to deepen their PlayPenn experience and bring them closer to our exciting work developing new plays for the stage.

Oslo Trip PlayPenn 2017


Recognition in all Conference materials

Access to Conference readings, rehearsals and discussions with Conference artists

Concierge services for all Conference events

Priority reserved seating to Conference play readings

Invitations to special gatherings, dinners, and cocktail parties with Conference playwrights

Neighborhood parking and restaurant discounts

Autographed copies of Conference plays

Producer Levels of Support:

We extend very special thanks to PlayPenn’s 2020 Producers:

Conference Producers Anne M. Congdon, Linda and David Glickstein, Leonard and Mary Lee Haas, The Lily Foundation, MAJiK Foundation, Gretchen and Thomas Quinn, Laura and Richard Vague

Executive Producers Anonymous (2), Elizabeth Anton, Nancy Boykin and David Kern, Barbara Klock & Salem Shuchman, The CHG Charitable Trust, Willy Holtzman, Howard T. and M. Jane Rosenfield, Jan Rothschild, Catherine and Steve Schifter, The June and Steve Wolfson Family Foundation

Associate Producers Ashford Wealth Advisors, The Chatham Foundation, Ari Frazer, Philip Hawkins and Ronnie Kurchner-Hawkins,  Marta and Bill Kiesling, Dr. Joe Lex, Dr. Richard Martin,  Moira and Ken Mumma, Gayle and David Smith, Dr. R.J. Wallner, Lisa Wershaw and Steve Engelmyer, Wendy and Lawrence White, Joel Wittier & James Ijames

Reading Producers Jeffrey Blair & Ivor Clark, Jennifer Haley, David Lerman & Shelley Wallock, Heidi Rose & Michael Barnett

"As a producer of new work I depend on places like PlayPenn that provide playwrights a safe space to take risks and explore their creative process. I applaud PlayPenn and I encourage you to support their efforts in creating the future of the American stage."

-Ed Herendeen, Producing Director, Contemporary American Theater Festival