39 Play Submissions Opps w/ May Deadlines

Howdy, playwrights! Check out below to find your 39 Play Submissions Opps w/ May deadlines.

Name
Length
Nature of Opportunity
Deadline
Location
Add’l Info
      Collaboraction       Theatre Co
  max 7   mins
    World-premiere plays   about Peace in Chicago.
5/1/17
Chicago
n/a
     Earth Matters On  Stage
  Full   Length
Plays that focus on current and historic environmental issues.
Extended to 5/15/17
Alaska
n/a
Manhattan Repertory Theatre
  One Act   (7-30 mins)
Cast, directed, ready for performance by May.
5/1/17
NYC
Fee: $20 once accepted
Manhattan Repertory Theatre
  30-120   mins
New, never produced play.
5/1/17
NYC
 Fee: $425 once accepted
New England Theatre Conference
  Full   Length
Plays for young audiences.
5/1/17
Hamden, Connecticut
Prize: $1,000
Ox-Bow
max 15 pages (sample)
2, 3, 5-week residencies. Fully funded. $200/week stipend.
5/1/17
Saugatuck, Michigan
No Fees
Playwrights’ Round Table
10 mins
Original, previously unproduced works.
5/1/17
Orlando, Florida
 No Fee, small stipend of $25
Talk Back Theatre
   One Act,    Full   Length
     New, unproduced plays     about social, political, or environmental issues.
5/1/17
Orange County, California
Prize/Writer’s Fee: $700
  Playwrights Offering Free Feedback
  Full   Length
Full-length trade program. You must read a play and give feedback, and in return will have an opp to send a play and get feedback from other playwright.
Year Round
n/a
n/a
Trade A Play Tuesday
10 mins
  Send in 10-min play & get     same-day feedback. You must also read another playwright’s work & give feedback.
Year Round
n/a
n/a
      Tampa Bay        Theatre Fest
 10 mins,  Full  Length
Playwrights must produce. Materials must be original, published or unpublished.
5/5/17
Tampa, Florida
Fee: $5, $10
Writer’s Digest
  Full   Length
No restrictions on content, language, subject, etc.
5/5/17
Blue Ash, Ohio
Fee: $25
Prize: $5,000
RADD Productions
n/s
   Project proposal.   Playwrights must produce.
5/6/17
NYC
n/a
    Aloha Performing   Arts Co
Any length
New plays, unpublished or unproduced. Any subject.
5/10/17
Kainaliu, Hawaii
n/a
  Weathervane  Playhouse
  max 10   mins
Must include a box of tarot cards, a prop that must be incorporated into the play.
5/12/17
 Akron, Ohio
Fee: $10
Prize: $350
Hypatia-in-the-Woods
10 pages (sample)
1-4 weeks residency. Apps from women playwrights accepted.
5/15/17
Shelton, Washington
Fee: $20
  March Forth   Productions
  Full   Length
Original plays. Playwright must be able to attend the Salon in NYC.
5/15/17
NYC
n/a
Midtown Int’l Theatre Festival
30-90 mins
Plays or musicals. Any genre. Playwrights must produce.
5/15/17
NYC
n/a
Park Avenue United Methodist Church
  max 10  mins
Original works appropriate for a religious setting. Theme: Cracks in the Wall
5/15/17
NYC
No Fee

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Ragdale Residency
n/s
18- or 25-day residency.
5/15/17
Lake Forest, Illinois
Fee: $25
Renegade Theatre Fest
  max 90   mins
New, original works, not previously  produced. Any style or genre.
5/15/17
Lansing, Michigan
n/a
Renegade Theatre Fest
  max 10   mins
New, original works, not previously  produced. Any style or genre. Theme: “Alternative Facts: Rogue Reality”
5/15/17
Lansing, Michigan
n/a
Rockford New Play Fest
10 mins
      Theme: In light of the         recent Women’s March on     Washington, ‘Where Are   You Going?’
5/15/17
Rockford, Illinois
No Fee
Prize: $150
  SpeakEasy Stage Co
  Full   Length
Proposals for currently unwritten scripts set in contemporary Boston.
5/15/17
Boston
Prize / Commissioning Fee: $2,500
The Blank Theatre
  Full   Length
Submission must not have received a full production.
5/15/17
Los   Angeles, California
n/a
The Playwrights Realm
“complete drafts”
      Writing fellowship for         early-career playwrights,     9-month workshop.
5/21/17
NYC
$3,000 Award
   The Studios of Key   West
1-act / excerpt (max 15 pages)
Month-long residency.
5/22/17
Key West, Florida
App Fee: $40
    Book Pipeline   Competition
  Full   Length
Plays appropriate for film   or television adaptation.   Any genre.
5/25/17
  Santa     Monica, California
Fee: $40
Prize: $10,000
City Lit Theater Co
  max 20   mins
Stage adaptations of non-dramatic material. Must be world premiere. Playwrights must provide the director and actors.
5/26/17
Chicago
$20 deposit
Prize: $500
MTB Audio Drama Scriptwriting Competition
  max 30   mins
  Any genre. Script should be “family friendly.”
5/28/17
n/a
No Fee
Prize: $250
     New Jersey     Repertory Co
10-15 mins
New plays preferred. Any genre and style. Theme: All About Eve
5/30/17
  Long      Branch,   New Jersey
n/a
      Playhouse on the   Square
  Full   Length
Original, unpublished plays or musicals.
5/30/17
Memphis, Tennessee
Fee: $15
Prize: $750
Gladstone’s Library
n/s
Month-long residency. Submitted texts must have been published in the last three years.
5/31/17
Wales, UK
honorarium of £100/week
Jewish Ensemble   Theatre
  Full   Length
Plays that reflect issues of social conscience and human rights.
5/31/17
West Bloomfield, Michigan
Fee: $15
Prize: $500
Los Angeles Collegiate Playwrights Fest
One Act (max 20 pages)
 Original works. Also offers written feedback and commentary for add’l $10.
5/31/17
 Los   Angeles, California
Fee: $15
MOJOAA Performing Arts Company
3-10 mins
Original, unpublished plays written by men of color. Theme: “Reclamation.”
5/31/17
Raleigh, North Carolina
 Compensation   is $50 + publishing.
  Moondance Int’l Film Festival
  1, 2 or 3-act
Stage play, stage play or musical for kids, audio / radio play.
5/31/17
Boulder, Colorado
Fee: $50
Pride Films & Plays
  Full   Length
Playwrights who identify as women. Entry fee is $15 if script is received by April 30.
5/31/17
Chicago
Fee: $30
Prize: $400
Treasure Valley Children’s Theater
  max 10 mins
Theme: “COURAGE.” Must be appropriate for children and family audiences.
5/31/17
Meridian, Idaho
n/a
WordWave
  max 60   mins
One-act plays. Drama or comedy.
6/9/17
South Lake Tahoe, California
  Fee:$20    Prize: $500

 

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