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 2019!

NameLengthNature of OpportunityDeadlineLocationAdd’l Info
City Theatre10 minsScripts that are lively & timely, hilarious & provocative, poignant & surprising. Bilingual scripts & 10-min musicals ok. Previously produced works ok.SeptemberMiami, FloridaPrize: $1,000 + royalties
Road Less Traveled Productionsmax 10 minsEncourages creative imaginings around the Star Wars Universe & accompanying themes, however short plays around any theme or topic are welcome. Plays must be an original work by a regional playwright (Western New York and the surrounding area). Plays should not have had previous readings or productions.OctoberBuffalo, New Yorkn/a
The Fine Arts Associationmax 10 pagesOriginal plays. Previously produced scripts ok, except those which had full prods in the state of Ohio. May be comedy & drama.OctoberWilloughby, OhioNo Fee
Village Playwrights Productionsmax 10 minsPlaywrights from Metro New York area. Plays must be about Halloween, the supernatural or scary from a Gay perspective. Playwrights must produce (reading only).OctoberNYCNo Fee
Camino Real Playhouse10 minsPlays can be on any subject.October San Juan Capistrano, CaliforniaFee: $10
Tree City PlayhouseOne Act
(8-12 mins)
Original works, unpublished. Any genre or theme. Prefers family-friendly plays.OctoberSylvania, OhioFee: $5
Prize: $150
Theatre Southwest5-10 minsOriginal works, unpublished or unproduced. Any genre, language or subject matter.OctoberHouston, TexasNo Fee
Prize: $100
Over Our Head Playersmax 10 minsOriginal, unpublished comedies. Open to everyone w/o age or geographic restriction.NovemberRacine, WisconsinPrize: $500
St. Paul’s Arts Council2 mins / 10 minsOriginal, unproduced short plays. Theme: The Time of Our LivesNovemberNew Albany, IndianaNo Fee
Tarpon ArtsOne Act
(5-15 mins)
Int’l submissions ok. Novice, emerging or accomplished playwrights. Original plays only. Must not have been previously staged within 75 miles of the Tampa Bay area. Prefers comedies, but will consider some serious dramas.NovemberTarpon Springs, FloridaFee: $5
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