41 Play Submissions Opps w/ January deadlines

Few days to go before the New Year! What are your goals for 2017? Do you want to get your play published and produced? Check out theseí‚ 41í‚ play submissions opportunities and start submitting.

Name
Length
Nature of Opportunity
Deadline
Location
Additional Info
Dionysian Magazine
1-10 pgs
Any content, style or theme.
1/1/17
n/a
n/a
Premiere Stages
Full Length
Playwrights affiliated w/ NY, NJ, CT & PA.
1/1/17
Union, New Jersey
Prize: $2,000
Cary Playwrights Forum
Full Length
No previous full prods. May still be in draft version.
1/4/17
Cary, North Carolina
n/a
DivaFest
45-60 mins
Plays written by women. No full prods in Indianapolis in the previous 6 months.
1/6/17
Indianapolis, Indiana
Fee: $25
Metropolitan Playhouse
One Act (max 30 mins)
Theme: “Prosperity” as it relates to life in the East Village of today & in eras past.
1/6/17
NYC
n/a
Source Festival
10 mins
Theme: COVERT CATALYSTS
1/6/17
Washington, DC
$100 stipend
Bill Broyles Award
Full Length
Plays dealing with U.S. Marine Corps heritage or Marine Corps life.
1/7/17
Dumfries, Virginia
Prize:$1,000
Leah Ryan’s Fund
Full Length
Emerging women playwrights. Int’l submissions ok.
1/9/17
NYC
Prize: $2,500 + $700 stipend
Space 55
max 15 pages
Arizona playwrights only. Any genre.
1/9/17
Phoenix, Arizona
n/a
Trade A Play Tuesday
10 mins
Send in 10-min play & get same-day feedback. You must also read 10 pages of anotherí¢â‚¬â„¢s work, & give thoughtful feedback. Runs every Tuesday.
Year Round
n/a
n/a
Manhattan Rep Theatre
(21-45 mins)
Fully produced, original, never-produced before one-act plays.
1/10/17
NYC
$325 fee once accepted
The Lark
Full Length
Dev’t opp w/ public staged reading. Int’l submissions ok.
1/12/17
NYC
n/a
King’s Theatre
max 10 mins
Open to anybody. Any genre.
1/13/17
Canada
Fee: $10
Prize: $200
Bogliasco Fellowships
“sample”
30-34 days residency.
1/15/17
Italy
Fee: $30
Centre Stage
60-120 pgs
Open to any playwright.
1/15/17
Greenville, South Carolina
Fee: $15
Prize: $500
City Theatre of Independence
10-15 mins
Theme: “Playwrightí¢â‚¬â„¢s Choice.”
1/15/17
Independence, Missouri
No Fee
Gadfly Theatre Prods
One Act (20-40 mins)
Theme: “Fairy Tales.” Must adhere to their queer/feminist mission.
1/15/17
Minneapolis, Minnesota
n/a
James Merrill House
10 pgs (sample)
4-1/2 months residency or 2-6 weeks residency incl. $1,000/month stipend.
1/15/17
Stonington, Connecticut
Fee: $30
MacDowell Colony
Full Length
Residencies of up to 8 weeks.
1/15/17
Peterborough, New Hampshire
Fee: $30
Qu Literary Magazine
max 8000 words
Excerpts or full pieces written for stage. Unpublished works only.
1/15/17
Charlotte, North Carolina
Payment Upon Publication: $100

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Something Marvelous
One Act, Full Length
Magical realism.
1/15/17
Chicago
n/a
Sundog Theatre
One Act (15-25 mins)
Plays about the Staten Island Ferries.
1/15/17
NYC
Prize: $100
THEATREdART
max 10 mins
All genres: comedies, tragedies, theatre of the absurd, etc.
1/15/17
Colorado Springs
No Fee
Wildacres
n/s
1 or 2-week residency. Open to anyone.
1/15/17
North Carolina
Fee: $20
Helene Wurlitzer Foundation
Full Length
10-12 weeks residency. $300 deposit required if selected.
1/18/17
Taos, New Mexico
See left.
Jewel Box Theatre
Full Length
Unproduced plays only.
1/19/17
Oklahoma City
Fee: $5
Prize: $750
The Players Theatre
max 15 mins
Plays & musicals. Theme: í¢â‚¬Å“SEX!í¢â‚¬ Playwrights must produce.
1/20/17
NYC
Fee: $150 if selected
Carrollwood Players
max 15 mins
Original, unpublished, not previously produced on stage, incl. staged readings.
1/27/17
Tampa, Florida
Fee: $5
Boston Children’s Theatre
n/s
New stories, modern stories that todayí¢â‚¬â„¢s youth can relate to.
1/30/17
Boston
n/a
Benchmark Theatre
Any length
New or previously produced.
1/31/17
Denver
n/a
Drip Action Theatre Co
30-40 mins
Int’l submissions ok.
1/31/17
UK
No Fee
Prize: í‚£250
Dubuque Fine Arts Players
max 40 mins
Original, unproduced one-act plays.
1/31/17
Dubuque, Iowa
Fee: $20/$15
Prize: $600
Fury Theatre
5-10 mins
Worst scenes, bad rough drafts.
1/31/17
Chicago
n/a
MCL Chicago
Full Length
New, original musical comedies.
1/31/17
Chicago
Fee: $30
Midland Community Theatre
Full Length
New comedy scripts suitable for production in community theatre.
1/31/17
Midland, Texas
Fee: $10
North Carolina Black Rep Co
Full Length
Looking for narratives in any genre about the African Diaspora.
1/31/17
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
n/a
Pittsburgh New Works Fest
One Act (max 40 mins)
Unproduced plays only.
1/31/17
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Fee: $10
Prize: $500
Theatre Suburbia
90-120 mins
Family-friendly mellerdrammer.
1/31/17
Houston, Texas
n/a
Torrent Theatre
max 10 pgs
Theme: “Dumbshows: Plays Without Dialogue”
1/31/17
NYC
Prize: $200
Villa Str탤uli
n/a
3-month residency.
1/31/17
Switzerland
Stipend of CHF 1,000/month
Women in Theatre
max 10 mins
Any subject that is suitable for a general audience.
1/31/17
Kauai, Hawaii
$200 honorarium

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