Conference to accept scripts through Oct. 26
playwrights conference are awarded a residency at the center and a stipend, plus housing, meals and transportation. The 2013 edition is set for July 2013, when each scribe’s work will undergo a developmental rehearsal process culminating in public readings. Best known for playing an integral part in August Wilson’s rise to prominence, the playwrights conference has helped develop new titles from scribes including John Guare, David Henry Hwang, David Lindsay-Abaire and Wendy Wasserstein, among others. The 2013 lineup of selected works, which usually total around eight, will be announced in the spring.