Every play you’ve ever loved was once a new piece of work—rough and in development. It needed support. It needed rewrites. It needed time and care to become something great. And it needed a theater to believe in it enough to say yes, the world should experience you.

Seattle Rep is committed to discovering and nurturing playwrights and their work. Our New Works Program offers the perfect balance of passion for the creative process combined with the resources needed to help bring the next great play to life.

As artists, we get a thrill out of discovering writers with fresh voices, offering old friends and new talents a home, trying out new work onstage, and attracting the attention of the larger arts community with world premieres.

And we love that we get to introduce plays to Seattle that we know audiences here will connect with. Through the synergy of The Other Season, commissions, and the dedication to bringing world premieres to our stages, we’re helping to add to the national conversation on new work. 

We look forward to you joining us on this journey.

Braden Abraham
Artistic Director