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SPL’s 2021-2022 Season*

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October2021
Staged Reading – Season Opener – An Aviary for The Birds of Sadness– By Tristen Canfield Join SPL for our inaugural staged reading! Be among the first SPL collaborators, as we stage an original full length play: An Aviary for the Birds of Sadness by Tristen Canfield. Then grab a drink from the bar and join us for a live “talk back” session with the playwright. Admission is free. Donations are appreciated.
7:30pm304 W Pacific Ave
Spokane, WA 99201
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October2021
Music Stand Reading – In Call – Joy WoodSpokane Playwrights Laboratory has teamed up with Art Spirit Gallery and Drawn Together Arts to bring you this exciting workshop event. Please join us at the Art Spirit Gallery for a reading of an original full length play, In Call , by Joy Wood.
7:30pm415 E Sherman Ave
Coeur D’Alene, ID 83814
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November2021
The Songwriters Laboratory – An SPL Special FundraiserCome to the Art Spirit Gallery on November 5th at 7pm for a unique opportunity to peek inside the mind of a songwriter. Dahveed Bullis will play original songs (and a few covers that inspired his writing) as he breaks down the structure, inspiration and flow of his process. If you ever wanted to compose your own song, this will be your chance as Dahveed will be writing a song live.. . with a little help from his friends (that’s you!). There will be art all around, and even a guest musician to share in the fun. Come out November 5th and support Spokane Playwrights Laboratory at their first fundraiser to date!
7:00pm415 E Sherman Ave
Coeur D’Alene, ID 83814
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November2021
Staged Reading – In Call – By Joy Wood
Special Note- venue has changed to Stage Left Theatre.
Be more than an audience member, be a collaborator! Join SPL for a fully acted staged reading of In Call, an original script by Joy Wood. Then grab a drink from the bar and join us for a live “talk back” session with the playwright. It’s your chance to help make a new play. Admission is free. Donations are appreciated.
7:30pm108 W 3rd Ave
Spokane, WA 99201
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January2022
Staged Reading – Mad Underground – By Sandra Hosking Start the new year with a new script! SPL invites you to be more than an audience member, be a collaborator! Join SPL for a fully acted staged reading of Mad Underground by a Sandra Hosking. Then grab a drink from the bar and join us for a live “talk back” session with the playwright. It’s your chance to help make a new play. Admission is free. Donations are accepted.
7:30pm304 W Pacific Ave
Spokane, WA 99201
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February2022
Staged Reading – The Spiritual Journey of Two Kind-Hearted Women and One Real Bitch – By Merridawn DucklerSPL is honored to present the latest script-in-development from national award winning playwright, Merridawn Duckler. Come see a fully acted staged-reading of this provocative and offbeat script. Then grab a beer from the bar and join us for a live “talk back” session with the playwright. It’s your chance to help make a new play. Admission is free. Donations are accepted.
7:30pm304 W Pacific Ave
Spokane, WA 99201
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March2022
Staged Reading – Minimum Wage – By Dahveed Bullis Minimum Wage is a look at what happens when customers aren’t within earshot as the crew of Family Burger navigate difficult questions of love, forgiveness and the courage it takes to pursue your passion when your back is against the wall. After the workshop, grab a beer from the bar (hosted by Overbluff Cellars) and join us for a live “talk back” session with the playwright. It’s your chance to help make a new play. Admission is free. Donations are appreciated.
7:30pm304 W Pacific Ave
Spokane, WA 99201
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April2022
Staged Reading – The Breakroom – By Hazel Bean We’re closing our inaugural season with a bang! Our final workshop performance of 2021-2022 is the hilarious dark comedy The Breakroom, by Hazel Bean. Set in a contemporary office building during a typical Friday morning staff meeting… how bad can things get… right? After the workshop, grab a drink from the bar (hosted by Overbluff Cellars) and join us for a live “talk back” session with the playwright. It’s your chance to help make a new play. Admission is free. Donations are appreciated.
7:30pm304 W Pacific Ave
Spokane, WA 99201

*All performances will adhere to Washington State COVID-19 safety protocols. Proof of vaccination or negative Covid test is required at the door.

We’ve partnered with Terrain!

SPL is proud and excited to announce we are partnering with Terrain during the 2021-2022 season. All of our staged reading will be hosted as the Washington Cracker Building, located at 304 W Pacific Ave, Spokane, WA 99201.

Would you like to workshop your script in the Lab?

SPL is still accepting script submissions for the second half of our 2021-2022 season. If you have a script that you would like to workshop with us, we would love to hear from you. Please click below to learn more about submitting your script to the Lab.

Classes and Workshops

SPL offers single session, 3 hour specialized playwrighting and new-play development workshops. If you are interested in booking one of these workshops for your class or organization, please contact us. We can tailor the workshops to your individual needs.