Howdy, Playwrights! Do you want to get your work out into the world? You know what to do! Just check out our list of play submission opportunities with October 2017 deadlines!

You can also check out this podcast for some advice and inspiration: A Theatre Trip to Texas with Laurence Wensel (podcast with Matt Ian Kelly)

Remember what we always say: Keep submitting!

Name

Length Nature of Opportunity Deadline Location Add’l Info
Fundamental Theater Project 10-20 mins Prefers NYC-based playwrights, but encourages all to submit. Theme: FRIGHT NIGHT 9/26/17 NYC

No Fee

Collective Consciousness Theatre

Full Length Plays must be unpublished, and with no previous (or scheduled) full productions. 9/30/17 New Haven, Connecticut

Fee: $10
“cash prizes”

Bravo Academy

 60-90 mins Canadian musicals, still in development. Suitable for performers ages 13-18 and/or emerging artists ages 18-30. 10/1/17 Toronto, Canada n/a
Hardscrabble Theater max 15 pages One-act plays only. Any topic. 10/1/17 Farmingdale, New York

No Fee

InterAct Theatre Company

Full Length Plays that are somewhere between a complete first draft and a production-ready draft. Must be written by a playwright who has had at least one professional production. 10/1/17 Center City, Pennsylvania

Prize: $1,000

Manhattan Repertory Theatre

30-90 mins Fully produced plays. 10/1/17 NYC Fee: $1095 once accepted
Millay Colony for the Arts n/s 1-month residency. No residency fee. 10/1/17 Austerlitz, New York

App Fee: $35

Noosa Arts Theatre

30-45 mins Any subject matter, theme or style. Not restricted to Australian residents. 10/1/17 Queensland, Australia Fee: $A40
Prize: $5,000
Parish Players max 10 mins Any theme. 10/1/17 Thetford, Vermont

n/a

Competition

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Fee: $25

Festival

Fee: $20
$500 stipend

Festival

n/a

Conference

n/a

Residency

App Fee: $40

Productions

No Fee

Fellowships

$1850 stipend

The Sauk

One Act, Full Length Any style. Play dev’t opp, including public staged readings. 10/6/17 Jonesville, Michigan

“royalty”

New York Musical Festival

Full Length Musical that has not received a commercial production in NYC. Must be production-ready. 10/11/17 NYC Fee: $55
Eugene O’Neill Theater Center Any length All genres and styles of drama, incl. one-acts & solo pieces. Month-long dev’t residency, culminating in two public readings. 10/13/17 Waterford, Connecticut

Fee: $35

50 Playwrights Project

Full Length Unproduced plays by Latin@ playwrights. The script can be in English or Spanish. 10/15/17 USA n/a
Berkeley Rep See right. 1 to 4 weeks residency. Projects may be anywhere along their dev’t path: from an idea to a complete draft of a text. 10/15/17 Berkeley, California

n/a

Brown Foundation

n/s 1-3 months residency. Int’l submissions ok. 10/15/17 France Fee: $20
Camino Real Playhouse 10 mins Plays can be on any subject. 10/15/17  San Juan Capistrano, California

Fee: $10

Cape Cod Theatre Project

Full Length Play proposals, still in development. 10/15/17 Falmouth, Massachusetts n/a
Empire Stage 10-30 mins Play dealing with Christmas/Hanukkah Holiday theme. 10/15/17 Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Fee: $10
Prize: $100

Great Plains Theatre Conference

Full Length, One Act Week-long conference, with a staged reading. 10/15/17 Omaha, Nebraska Fee: $10,
$500 stipend
Jewish Women’s Theatre One Act
(max 10 mins)
Previously produced or published works ok. Monologues ok, 7 mins max. Theme: The Accidental Activist 10/15/17 Santa Monica, California

n/a

Shakespeare in the ‘Burg Theater Festival

One Act
(25-60 mins)
Open to all playwrights. Any style and genre. Must be appropriate for audience of all ages. 10/15/17 Middleburg, Virginia No Fee
Tree City Playhouse One Act
(8-12 mins)
Original works, unpublished. Any genre or theme. Prefers family-friendly plays. 10/15/17 Sylvania, Ohio

Fee: $5
Prize: $250

Omi International Arts Center

max 50 pages (sample) 1 week to 2 months residency. Any language. 10/20/17 Ghent, New York

n/a

Theatre Arts West

2-15 mins California playwrights. Playwrights will create a piece of theatre in the form of monologue or 2 character scene inspired by their selected art piece from the EnSuite Gallery (see website). 10/20/17 California

n/a

Rover Dramawerks

10 mins Comedies or farces. Plays may have been produced previously but not in the DFW Metroplex. Plays may not be published. 10/20/17 Plano, Texas No Fee
Prize: $150
Last Frontier Theatre Conference 20-120 mins Any genre except musical. 10/22/17 Valdez, Alaska

n/a

Theatre Southwest

5-10 mins All genres are accepted with no regard to language or subject matter. 10/25/17 Houston, Texas

No Fee
Prize: $50

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No Fee

Competition

Fee: $25
Prize: $500

Theatre

n/a

Award

Fee: $10
Prize: $1,000

Festival

Fee: $20
Prize: $1,000

Theatre

n/a

Theater

No Fee

University

n/a

Productions

n/a

Festival

$75 honorarium

Fellowship

Cash award of $15,000

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

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