Develop your work with confidence.

“George is a consummate pro, dedicated not just to the craft of playwriting, but to the advancement of the art form through advocacy, production, promotion, and practical projects like this book.” —DONNA HOKE, playwright


“Sapio knows the playwright’s work doesn’t end with the first draft. Here is a seasoned playwright who knows firsthand the joys and challenges of collaboration with the honest aim to make the play the best it can be.” —ARLITIA JONES, playwright

Workshopping the New Play; A Guide for Playwrights, Directors, and Dramaturgs includes everything the new playwright needs to know about developing a new play, from analysis through collaboration, how to pick and choose what ideas may be best for your piece, and how to promote constructive cooperation.


From structural analysis through table work, to test readings, promoting the work, and first productions.

With essays from respected industry professionals.