Below is a list of 10 theaters/companies that accept short play submissions year-round.
|Nature of Opportunity
(max 15 pages)
|Publication opp. Plays accepted.
|Full Length, Shorts
|Non-musicals plays. Scripts that are both unique and universal, scripts that are authentic, funny, disruptive, and/or poignant in unexpected ways. Looking for a variety of voices, particularly those that have been underrepresented in American theatre.
|Plays for lower, middle, and upper grade actors. Accepts material from first-timers as well as well-established professional authors.
|Poor Mouth Theatre Company
|max 10 mins
|Open to all playwrights. Interested in any and all subject matter. The play should not have been performed before in the New York area. Playwrights must produce.
|Bronx, New York
|Publication opp. Accepts short plays. NO profanity, gratuitously violent, or erotic work. American citizenship is not a requirement for submission; the only requirement is that the work hold some appeal for an American readership and bear some relationship with American culture.
|Publication opp. Accepts short plays. Must be previously unpublished in print or online, includes social media posts.
|St. Louis, Missouri
|payment of $25 to $150
|Off the wall, absurd, and hilarious stories. Also accepts funny 10 minute plays that can be recorded.
|The Furious Gazelle
|max 20 pages
|Online-only print publication. Short plays.
|The NoSleep Podcast
|Horror genre. Script must be written as an audio drama.
|Waxing & Waning
|max 25 pages
|Publication opp. Accepts play submissions (may be a part of a whole).
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