Introduction to Playwriting

Essential’s flagship community playwriting course!

Participants learn about the elements of playwriting by studying examples, hearing from professional playwrights from within their own community, and sharing writing exercises of their own.

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Play Buffets

Middle school and high school theater teachers! Join Essential Theatre for a free, fun night of conversation and connection as we take a look at some of our favorite plays for high school audiences/students.

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Groups and Field Trips

Bring a group to the Festival and have your own customized Essential experience!

Discounts are automatically applied through to all reservations for parties of 10 or more, but we also offer special rates and customization opportunities for whole- or half-house reservations.

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