Central Works mission is to enrich the cultural environment of our community through the collaborative development and production of new plays for the theater.
- We write, develop, and produce world premieres, offering our community daring, intimate productions at affordable prices.
- We bring local theater artists together as partners in the creation and development of challenging new works, while maintaining the highest standards of professionalism and excellence.
- We think globally, and act locally: we make plays
"A legacy of total immersion theatre."–George Heymont, Huffington Post
"The Best Small Theater Company"—East Bay Express "consistently smart, thought-provoking, and unflinching: theater for people who want to stretch their brains and have their assumptions challenged."
"intrepid" & "gutsy"—R. Hurwitt, S.F. Examiner
"a model of superior, low-budget theater attuned to the needs of contemporary audiences”--R. Roberts, Express
"on the must see list for theatergoers craving intellectual challenge and stimulating productions"— C. Egan, Hills Publications
“I am constantly impressed with the spirit & proficiency of Central Works productions…a richly competent and soulful company.” — K. Abajian, The Piedmont Post