TheatreWorks believes in supporting local and national writers in the earliest stage of development through
our recently launched Commissioning Program.


Works and artists we have commissioned to date include:

  • The Sparrow and the Birdman by Chris Smith and Raquel Bitton
  • Molly’s Delicious(co-commission with Playwright’s Horizons) music by Chris Miller, lyrics by Nathan Tysen, and book by Craig Wright, based on Wright’s play

Ernest Shackleton Loves Me (co-commission with La Jolla Playhouse) music by Brendan Milburn, lyrics by Valerie Vigoda, book by Joe DiPietro