Below are your 13 Playwright Submissions with February deadlines. 

But before we get to them, we need your help.  As you may know, the Play Submissions Helper has garnered attention from playwrights around the world.  But because we are still a new resource, many playwrights don’t know about us. 

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Theater Name / Festival Name

Link

Length Accepted

Genre(s) Accepted

Submission Deadline

Location

Morgan Opera House Playwright Competition

URL

45-90 Min

Work must depict an historical event or historical fiction.  $500 Prize.

2/1/13

Aurora, New York

Crane Youth Theater (at Bowling Green Univ)

URL

60-95 Min

Dramas, comedies, farces, or musicals, for children or young adults.  $10 fee. $500 prize.

2/1/13

Huron, Ohio

Heartland Theatre

URL

10 Minute Play

Looking for plays which involve a parcel, package, or present of some sort

2/1/13

Bloomington, Illinois

Jewish Woman’s Theatre

URL

10 min play OR 7 min monologue

Play must have an element of Jewish resonance.  Theme: “God plans, and Woman laughs.”

2/1/13

Santa Monica, California

Thunderclap Productions

URL

20-60 Min

Comedic and dramatic one acts about any of the these topics: sex, religion, or politics.

2/1/13

Houston, Texas

ArtsCenter Stage: 10 by 10 Play Festival

URL

10 – Minute Play

Accepts any style or genre. Prize: $1000

2/4/13

Carrboro, North Carolina

CO Springs Fine Arts Center

URL

Any (Min 10-minutes)

Play must be based or inspired by 1 of the 3 images on theater’s website, and include “Family” as theme.  $10 fee.

2/14/13

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Durango Arts Center

URL

10-Minute Play

Each play should require two to four characters and minimal props  & costumes. $500 prize; $10 Entry Fee.

2/15/13

Durango, Colorado

OKC Theatre Company

URL

Full Length

Playwright must be Native American

2/15/13

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Fresh Fruit Festival

URL

Full Length

Accepts works that reflects any aspect of the LGBTQ community and its culture

2/25/13

New York City, New York

Babes with Blades

URL

Full Length

Accepts plays with female characters in primary roles & must feature them in a fight or combat, (See combat image provided by theater company

2/28/13

Chicago, Illinois

Telluride Playwright’s Festival

URL

Full-length (?)

Week-long expenses-paid play-development residency seeking challenging, funny, tragic, outrageous, well written and thoughtful stories.  $10 Fee.

“End of February”

Telluride, Colorado

Midland Theater – McLaren Competition

URL

One Act or Full-Length

“Every winner has made the audience laugh, even when there was an underlying seriousness to the story… Be funny, not mean or crude!”

2/28/13

Midland,  Texas

 

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Author: Dave Berns