Documentary Dramas Staged Across Cleveland’s Theater Scene Tackle Topics of Historic Significance
Canvas, 20 August 2019
Reposted at [pp. 40-44]

[Playwrights Local and Christopher Johnston] Among Recipients of DGF Writers Alliance Grants
Playbill, 17 January 2019


The Cleveland Critics Circle 2019 Theater Awards
Best New Play by a Local Playwright: Live Bodies for Sale by Christopher Johnston
Best World Premiere in The Cleveland Area: Live Bodies for Sale

Land of Cleve 2019 Achievement Awards
Top Plays: Live Bodies for Sale

Broadway World-Cleveland Professional Theater Tributes 2019
Special Recognition: Live Bodies for Sale

Scene Magazine Best of Cleveland 2019 
Best Local Playwright (#2): Logan Smith [The Panther Dancer]

The Cleveland Critics Circle 2017 Theater Awards
Best Projection Design: T. Paul Lowry, Things as They Are
Best Full-Production Premiere of a Script by a Local Writer (Superior Achievement): Things as They Are by David Todd

Scene Magazine Best of Cleveland Theater in 2017
Best Portrayal of Real-Life Geniuses: Robert Hawkes, Things as They Are
Best Risks: Because It’s Vital for Risks to be Taken in Theater: Things as They Are by David Todd [and] This is NOT About My Dead Dog by Amy Schwabauer

2017 Broadway World-Cleveland Regional Professional Theater Tributes
Outstanding Electronic Media in a Non-musical or Musical (Projection Design): T. Paul Lowry, Things as They Are

Cleveland Jewish News 10 Most Memorable Moments in Theater 2017
“Brave…brilliant…brazen”!: This Is NOT About My Dead Dog by Amy Schwabauer

Scene Magazine Best of Cleveland 2017 [Page 1]  [Page 2]
Best Actress: Amy Schwabauer
Best Director: Terrence Spivey

2016 Land of Cleve Achievement Awards
Top Plays of 2016: Objectively/Reasonable by Playwrights Local

2016 Broadway World-Cleveland Regional Professional Theater Tributes
2016 Outstanding Non-Musical Productions: Objectively/Reasonable by Playwrights Local
2016 Outstanding Performance by a Female in a Non-Musical: Ashley Aquilla, Objectively/Reasonable
Special Recognition: “Creating a Venue for Local Playwrights”

The Cleveland Critics Circle 2016 Theater Awards
Most Socially Significant Local Play: Objectively/Reasonable by Playwrights Local
Special Recognition: “Creating a Venue for Local Playwrights”


Playwrights Local Artistic Director David Todd [Interview]
Land of Cleve, 31 July 2017

What Were They Thinking: The Roads Less Traveled by Cleveland Theaters
Cleveland Jewish News, 9 August 2016 [Reprinted in Canvas Magazine, Fall/Winter 2016,  pp. 26-30]

Local Group Wants to Remind Cleveland that Playwriting is Valuable Component of Cultural Landscape
Scene Magazine, 3 June 2016

Write Fit: Playwrights Local is Shining a Spotlight on Original Works
Cleveland Magazine, May 2016

Northern Ohio [National Reports]
The Dramatist, March/April 2016