BorderLight Festival Brings Culture, Cuisine, and Entertainment
WKYC Spotlight, 20 July 2022

BorderLight Sets the Stage for Theatre in Downtown Cleveland [Hey Siri], 19 July 2022

Dr. Mary E. Weems & Michael Oatman on Hey Siri
Open Door with Vince Robinson, 15 July 2022

Cleveland-area Theaters Take Up Social Justice Mantle in 2021-22 Season
The Land, 27 July 2021

Still Sadly Relevant, Playwrights Local Posts Video of Its 2016 Production About Tamir Rice
Cool Cleveland, June 2020

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: Logan Smith

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
Best Actress: Amy Schwabauer
Best Director: Terrence Spivey

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

2016 Broadway World-Cleveland Regional Professional Theater Tributes
Outstanding Non-Musical Productions: Objectively/Reasonable by Playwrights Local
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

Playwright Mac Wellman Returns [Mac Wellman Festival]
Cleveland Magazine, March 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