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July 12, 2022


Our recent staged reading of Seven Black Men was a huge success. Enthusiastic reception. More ?

July 12, 2022


Phil's poetry is both easy to read and profound. Phil has a way with word; his ability to rhyme is almost without comparison. More ?

July 12, 2022


Recently many new items of interest have been added. Go to the essay section and enjoy! Phil's essays cover a wide range of subjects. More ?

July 12, 2022


Many original plays have been posted. Currently, the scripts of over 25 plays, all original, are posted online, evidence that Phillip W. Weiss is arguably the most prolific playwright in the United States today. More ? 

What one fan says about Phillip W. Weiss:

"An American Classic"
"A big writer"
"A living classic"

                             Tanya, Moscow, Russia

IN MEMORIAM: George A. Mahoney, 1930-2012.


Welcome to Phil?s Literary Works, showcasing the literary works of esteemed playwright, director, producer and photographer, Phillip W. Weiss.

                                 Phil's Code for Playwrights.

  1. The playwright is an artist, not a polemist.
  2. The playwright promotes freedom of speech.
  3. The playwright is an advocate for truth and justice.
  4. The playwright is supportive of other playwrights.

This website is dedicated to all the artists of the world whose creative spirit brings joy to the public and makes the world a better place in which to live.
 "Writing plays is, in my view, the most difficult of literary arts." -
                                                         Stephen Sondheim
"An artist is always alone - if he is an artist." -
Henry Miller
"No beginning, no end." - Henry Miller
"I kiss the feet of talent." - Harry Cohn 

"An artist's right to express him or herself as best suits their art, is the artist's prerogative and it is guaranteed." - John C. McGinley

"I have come to believe over and over again that what is most important to me must be spoken, made verbal and shared, even at the risk of having it bruised and misunderstood." - Audre Lorde

"When I write, I'm alone." - Philip Roth

"Clarity of thought; clarity of style; clarity of message." - Phillip W. Weiss
"The mission of Phil's Literary Works LLC is to educate, uplift, inspire, sensitize and entertain by presenting a wide array of first-rate original literary works that explore the depths and complexities of human emotion and thereby reveal the intricacies of life."
                Phillip W. Weiss, founder and president


Our last show, Seven Black Men, was a huge success. Our next show will be a staged reading of an original play:

The Parade

Scheduled for July 2022

     Our 12/17/17 first annual Holiday Season Bash
     was a huge success.

For more information on upcoming Phil's Literary Works LLC productions, email us at or call 212-388-8690.

Hope you can attend our next show.  
"At Phil's Literary Works creativity is more than just a word, it's a fact."

The list of actors who have performed in PLW productions: 

Phil?s Literary Works LLC showcases a wide range of excellent, entertaining, original and informative literary works in these categories:
To learn more about Phil, click About The Author or visit Phil?s other website