Writing and submitting 10-minute plays are great ways for new playwrights to get a start in the playwriting world, or for more seasoned playwrights to try out something new.
Check out below to find your 10-minute play submissions opps for 2021/2022!
|Name||Length||Nature of Opportunity||Deadline||Location||Add’l Info|
|Camino Real Playhouse||10 mins||Plays can be on any subject.||October||San Juan Capistrano, California||Fee: $10|
|Over Our Head Players||max 10 mins||Original, unpublished comedies. Open to everyone w/o age or geographic restriction.||November||Racine, Wisconsin||Prize: $500|
|Lakeshore Players Theatre||10 mins||The play must be unpublished and unproduced.||November||White Bear Lake, Minnesota||n/a|
|Philadelphia Artists’ Collective||max 10 mins||Theme: “The Illusion of Time.” Play that is in response to, in conversation with, or inspired by classical work.||December||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania||n/a|
|Strange Prescription Productions||max 10 mins||Plays should center around nightmarish situations. All genres are encouraged except children’s scripts.||December||San Francisco, California||Fee: $10
|Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs||10 mins||Comedy or drama plays of all types accepted. Int’l submissions ok.||January 2022||Bonita Springs, Florida||Fee: $15
|Equity Library Theater of New York||max 15 mins||Playwrights from across the globe. Also seeking monologues (max 4 pages/mins). Musicals ok. Playwrights must produce.||March 2022||NYC||No Fee|
|Santa Cruz Actors’ Theatre||max 10 pages||Int’l submissions ok.||June 2022||Santa Cruz, California||Fee: $10|
|North Park Playwright Festival||max 12 pages||Int’l submissions ok. New works. Any subject matter. NO nudity or off color humor.||June 2022||San Diego, California||No Fee|
|The Awakenings Project||max 10 mins||Publication opp. The playwright should have a relationship to mental illness (either self, family member, or friend) but the plot of a play need not be about mental illness.||Year Round||Wheaton, Illinois||n/a|
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