Below is a list of 10 Chicago-based play submissions opportunities that accept submissions year-round!

NameLengthNature of Opportunity
AstonRep Theatre CompanyFull LengthChicago playwrights especially encouraged to submit.
Ghostlight Ensemble10 pages (sample)New works that fit the mission, “to shed light on the human experience.”
Idle Muse Theatre CompanyFull LengthThe play must fit with the theater’s mission statement and three core production principles of “Transporting. Timely. True.”
Ma’at Production Association of Afrikan Centered TheatreFull LengthOriginal plays by African American & African Diaspora playwrights. Female identified playwrights strongly encouraged to submit.
Otherworld TheatreFull LengthThe play must be within the genres of Science Fiction and/or Fantasy, or contain significant Sci-Fi or fantastical elements.
Porchlight Music TheatreSee right.Invites unrepresented writers to submit a brief bio and short synopsis, with ten pages of sample dialogue and music on CD or sent electronically.
Rivendell Theatre EnsembleSee right.Women playwrights. Synopsis submissions only.
Steep Theatre Company10 pages (sample)New plays.
Teatro VistaFull LengthNew work by new playwrights. Works that celebrate the riches of Latinx culture. See the theater’s mission, values and vision.
Urban Theater Company10 pages (sample)Thought-provoking works.
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