Theater Contests with May 2013 Deadlines

Howdy, playwrights.  Here is your May installment of theater contest deadlines from the Play Submissions Helper!

Theater Name / Festival Name

Link

Length Accepted

Genre(s) Accepted

Deadline

Location

Fade To Black Play Festival

URL

10-Minute Play

Original, unpublished work from African American playwrights. $100 prize.

5/1/13

Houston, Texas

NETC: Aurand Harris Award

URL

Full Length

Plays for young audiences. $10 fee; $1000 prize.

5/1/13

Hamden, Connecticut

Wega Arts: One Act Play Festival

URL

One Act (max 50 min)

$10 Fee.

5/3/13

Weyauwega, Wisconsin

Davenport 10 Minute Play Contest

URL

10 – Minute Play

Finalists responsible for all aspects of production (i.e. director & cast). $10 fee. $500 prize.

5/12/13

New York City, New York

Nylon Fusion Theater Co. – “Independence Day”

URL

10 – Minute Play

Play relate to a theme of independence, dependence, or patriotism.  See submission advice here.

5/24/13

New York City, New York

Playhouse on the Square

URL

Full Length

$10 fee.  $500 prize + travel expenses.

5/30/13

Memphis, Tennessee

9Thirty Theatre Company

URL

One Act or Full Length

Plays that incorporate environmental issues.

5/31/13

New York City, New York

Thistle Dew

URL

One or Two Acts

Comedic plays by and for women

5/31/13

Sacramento, California

Pint-sized Plays

URL

5 – 10 minutes

Scripts capable of staging in a pub.  £5.50 fee.

5/31/13

Pembrokeshire, UK

Magnolia Arts Center

URL

10 – Minute Play

$5 fee, $50 prize.

5/31/13

Greenville, North Carolina

Weathervane Community Playhouse

URL

10 Min Max

Play must use a Tennis Racquet as a prop. Can be incidental, or the centerpiece. $10 fee. $350 prize.

5/31/13

Akron, Ohio

 

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