Howdy, playwrights!  We’re down to the last month of the year!  So before the year ends, make sure to send your play/s out to theaters that are looking for new works. See below for 47 Play Submissions opps with December 2017 deadlines.

Note: Our friends at Full Circle Theatre are happy to announce the results of their 2017 Radio Festival. One of the winning entries came from our member playwright. Click here to see the results.

Name

Length Nature of Opportunity Deadline Location Add’l Info
Joust Theatre Company 45+ mins In-process, unproduced plays that reimagine and/or challenge systemic norms. 11/30/17 NYC

n/a

Everyday Inferno Theatre Co

One Act
(15-45 mins)
Theme: Going Home 12/1/17 NYC n/a
Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival Full Length Open to anyone developing a new musical. Includes a week-long residency. 12/1/17 Auburn, New York

Fee: $25

Lambda Literary Awards

Full Length Unpublished plays that have received a full prod of at least 8 consecutive shows in 2017. Must have an LGBTQ theme or content. 12/1/17 Los Angeles, California Fee: $45
Left Coast Theatre Co 10-15 mins Any genre. Theme: “Besties.” Must include an LGBTQ theme, character, event, etc. 12/1/17 San Francisco, California

$50 stipend

Panowski Playwriting Competition

Full Length Plays or musicals. Theme: “A mystery about a Great Lakes legend or event.” 12/1/17 Marquette, Michigan Prize: $2000
Renaissance Theaterworks Full Length Midwestern women playwrights. Workshop opp culminating in a public staged-reading. 12/1/17 Milwaukee, Wisconsin

n/a

Theatre on the Lake

Full Length Playwrights who live full-time in West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Maryland. 12/1/17 Deep Creek Lake, Maryland No Fee
Prize: $150
Acorn Productions One Act
(8-30 mins)
Playwrights whose primary residence is in Maine. Prefers plays without music and that are primarily aimed at adult audiences. 12/2/17 Portland, Maine

n/a

Darkhorse Dramatists

One Act
(10-25 pages)
Any genre. Theme: “Valentines Day / Love or relationship.” Also looking for monologues. 12/6/17 Binghamton, New York No Fee
Red Eye Theater 10-15 mins Six-month developmental support. 12/6/17 Minneapolis, Minnesota

 stipend of $550

Corkscrew Theater Festival

Full Length, One Act Any genre, content, or theme. For production (full-lengths plays only) and readings. Extended deadline 12/15/17 NYC No Fee
Towne Street Theatre 10 minutes Theme: Celebration! 12/8/17 Hollywood, California

Fee: $10

Paw Paw Village Players

One Act
(max 15 mins)
Must be family-friendly. Any subject matter. 12/9/17 Paw Paw, Michigan

Fee: $10

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Fee: $10

Theatre

n/a

Festival

Prize: $100

Contest

Fee: $10

Theatre

n/a

Festival

Fee: $10

Theatre

No Fee

Festival

n/a

Productions

n/a

Secret Theatre

One Act
(10-20 mins)
Playwrights must produce. 12/15/17 Long Island City, New York Prize: $100
St. Paul’s Arts Council 2 mins / 10 mins Plays inspired by Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus. 12/15/17 New Albany, Indiana

No Fee
Prize: $25

Kernodle New Play Award

Full Length Plays must be unpublished and cannot have been professionally produced. 12/16/17 Fayetteville, Arkansas No Fee
Prize: $500
Theatre@First: FirstWorks Full Length Boston-area playwrights. Women, LGBT and POC are particularly encouraged to submit. 12/29/17 Somerville, Massachusetts

No Fee

United Solo Theatre Festival

n/s 1-person shows. Musical, tragedy, comedy, etc. Artist gets 25% of the box office. 12/29/17 NYC Fee: $59, $695 if selected
Maryland Ensemble Theatre See right. Plays, musicals, 30-min plays. “Mid-Atlantic” (approx.: MD, WV, VA, PA) playwrights. 12/30/17 Frederick, Maryland

n/a

365 Women A Year

Any length Plays about any of the 365 historical women (listed on the website). Any genre. Musicals ok. See website for full details. 12/31/17 n/a n/a
About Face Theatre Full Length New and developmental works by LGBTQA women-indetified playwrights. 12/31/17 Chicago

n/a

Ashland New Plays Festival

Full Length Drama or comedy. Must be previously unproduced. 12/31/17 Ashland, Oregon Fee: $15
Prize: $1,500
Jackie White Memorial National Playwriting Contest Full Length Play for a target audience of 15 and younger. May be an original work or an adaptation. 12/31/17 Columbia, Missouri

Fee: $25
Prize: $500

Celtic Calling

max 30 mins Original plays, vignettes, or one-acts. The submission must have a ‘Celtic’ theme. 12/31/17 Charleston, West Virginia $100 stipend
First Run Theatre Full Length Plays and musicals by Greater Saint Louis playwrights. 12/31/17 St. Louis, Missouri

n/a

Gadfly Theatre Productions

20-45 mins Scripts must contain queer and/or feminist characters and/or content. Theme: Myths and Legends 12/31/17 Minneapolis, Minnesota

n/a

Festival

 

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Theatre

Prize: $150

Theatre

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Theatre

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Theatre

$225 fee once accepted

Prize

Fee: $50
Prize: $15,000

Festival

n/a

Theatre

Prize: $100

Theatre

 Fee: $25
Prize: $200

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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

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