Playwrights Foundation- The Bay Area Playwrights Festival opens in 4 weeks!



The Bay Area Playwrights Festival opens in 4 weeks!

Watch your inbox and our site for artist interviews, special offers and updates on the Festival July 15-24 in San Francisco.

Meet the Playwrights
First up is Walt McGough, talking about his play, Non-Player Character, a deep virtual dive into the scary real world of women in gaming.
Read the interview with Walt HERE

Have your tickets yet? They’re going fast!
Weekend One is already selling out! For preferred pricing and best availability, don’t delay: Early Bird Discounts end June 30th!

Interview with a Playwright:

Non-Player Character

Aspiring video game designer Katja and her longtime friend Trent are an unstoppable team in the online underworlds of SpearLight until Trent wages a real-life war against her with an army of internet trolls.

Based loosely on GamerGate, this play delves into a timely and boldly theatrical exploration of the misogyny in the games we play, and who’s winning.

Saturday July 16th & Friday July 22nd
Custom Made Theatre San Francisco

“So I’d been thinking for a while about what a play about video games could look like on stage, and then… with the #gamergate “movement” flaring up and exposing a lot of the massive obstacles that women in the games industry and gaming culture face on a daily basis. It’s really not much different at its core than the issues women and minorities face all over in society.”

Read the full interview on our blog!


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