RECENT NEWS

Season 30 General Auditions: May 28 & 30

Plowshares Theatre Company (PTC) is seeking equity and non-equity actors over 18 years of age to audition for our upcoming season beginning August 2019 and extending through June 2020. Scheduled appointments are required and can be made by calling (313) 744-3181 between 10 am and 5 pm Tuesday through Friday.

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Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY The Plowshares Theatre Company Commitment to Privacy Plowshares Theatre Company regards the safeguarding of your personal information and privacy as a serious matter. This Privacy Policy explains what type of information we collect and what we do with...

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Our First #GivingTuesday Campaign

I started Plowshares Theatre Company in March 1989. The mission is pretty simple: producing plays and programs developed by African American artists with the unique perspective that comes from being a person of color in America. Although we hadn’t participated in the...

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For Playwrights: A Call to Action

New Griots: A Call for Scripts for the Black Theatre In 1926, activist and scholar W. E. B. DuBois called for the formation of a Black Theatre Movement across the nation. He solicited poets, short story writers, and others to become playwrights and begin writings...

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Plowshares Artists’ Salon Series

This Saturday, February 23 at 1:30 PM you’re invited to a free, open-to-the-public Plowshares Artists’ Salon. The Artists’ Salons are a comfortable gathering for artists and patrons share their thoughts, reflections and ideas through a focused discussion on topics of interest to Detroit and its creative community.

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Our Core Values

Plowshares Theatre Company's Core Values Affirm: Like the storytelling griots of West Africa, we use the magic of the spoken word and the lyrical phrase of a song to navigate the human condition. We share lessons learned from our ancestors and pass them on to the next...

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Our Vision

Plowshares Theatre Company seeks to set a national standard for ambitious programming, engaging with our audience and serving as a leader within our community for the collective development of all. Our vision begins with the artist and ends with the audience. Our...

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Our Mission

Plowshares Theatre Company brings to life passionate stories, plays and programs told through the prism of African American life celebrating enduring themes that affirm, exhibit and inspire our shared human experience.

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