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Name Length Nature of Opportunity Deadline Location Add’l Info
Francesca Primus Prize Full Length Emerging female playwrights. Must have had a fully staged, professional production of her script within the calendar year 2018. 6/1/19 San Francisco, California No Fee
Prize: $10,000
Frostburg State University max 40 mins One-act plays. New works, not previously produced. 6/1/19 Frostburg, Maryland Fee: $20
Prize: $750
Lotus Lee Foundation Full Length New works that inspire and engage children audience. Original, unpublished plays. Must not have been professionally produced. 6/1/19 NYC No Fee
Midwest Dramatists Conference 10 mins The play must be unpublished. Previous productions or readings are ok. Any theme. 6/1/19 Kansas City, Missouri Conference registration is $220.
Orange County Arts Council 10 mins Open to anyone. 6/1/19 Goshen, New York n/a
STAGEStheatre Full Length Comedies, musicals, dramas, classics, originals. 6/1/19 Fullerton, California n/a
Warner Theatre 12-30 pages One-act plays. Int’l submissions ok. Scripts must be written in English. Previously produced scripts ok. 6/1/19 Torrington, Connecticut No Fee
BoxFest Detroit 5-50 mins Any genre. 6/3/19 Hamtramck, Michigan n/a
Gadfly Theatre Productions 25-45 mins One-act plays. Theme: “In A World.” Queer playwrights especially those who are femme of center and/or non-binary, BIPOC, immigrants, and/or disabled. Plays by or for queer people only. 6/4/19 Minneapolis, Minnesota n/a
Headlands Center for the Arts Full Length Fully sponsored 4- to 10-week residencies with monthly stipend of $500. 6/7/19 Sausalito, California App Fee: $45
Third Verse Theatre Company max 30 mins Looking for artists and theatre practitioners from all backgrounds and disciplines to submit an idea or piece(s) of art based around the theme of ‘Power’. 6/12/19 London n/a
American Stage Full Length Any genre: comedy, drama, musical, etc. The play must not have received more than two full-scale, professional productions. Must not have had a full production in the state of Florida. Local, national, and international playwrights are encouraged to submit. 6/15/19 St. Petersburg, Florida Prize: $250 + $250 travel stipend
Emerald Theatre Company 10 mins Theme: “The Gift of Pride.” The one requirement is that a box/gift must be given to a character or “present” on stage in each vignette. 6/15/19 Memphis, Tennessee Fee: $10
Prize: $300

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LowellArts Players 10 mins Theme: “Lost or Found.” Drama or comedy. Open to any playwright 18 years and older. 6/15/19 Lowell, Michigan Fee: $20
Prize: $300
No Frills Theatre Collective 10 mins Plays must not have been fully produced or published before. Readings are ok. Note: There is a $50 fee when your play is accepted into the festival. Playwrights must produce. 6/15/19 NYC No App Fee
Prize: $350
SpeakEasy Stage Company See right. Proposal for an unwritten full length play. The play must be set in Boston or its surrounding areas, and take place within ten years, plus or minus, of the present day. 6/15/19 Boston, Massachusetts n/a
Native Voices at the Autry max 15 pages or 10 mins Native American, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, and First Nations playwrights. Theme: “BONES, BINGO & BLACKJACK!” What has gaming done for you lately? Plays can be fun-spirited or political, funny or dramatic. 6/17/19 Los Angeles, California Prize: $1,000
Urbanite Theatre Full Length Emerging and established female and female-identifying playwrights. Plays must be unproduced and unpublished with limited development. Quality, female-identifying roles must be well-represented. 6/28/19 Sarasota, Florida No Fee
Prize: $3,000
Jewish Ensemble Theatre Full Length Plays that reflect issues of social conscience and human rights. Drama or comedy. Original work or adaptation. 6/30/19 West Bloomfield, Michigan Fee: $15
Prize: $250
Long Beach Playhouse Full Length Unproduced, unpublished, non-musical plays. 6/30/19 Long Beach, California Fee: $15, $100 honorarium
Man Question 10-15 mins Seeking performances of all kinds, including theatre. Open to people of all gender and sexual identities. Theme: Masculinity 6/30/19 NYC n/a
Magnolia Arts Center max 10 mins Play may not have been previously published. Open to playwrights of all ages. 6/30/19 Greenville, North Carolina Fee: $7
Prize: $50
Moondance Int’l Film Festival 1, 2 or 3-act Stage play, stage play or musical for kids, audio/radio play. See submission categories. 6/30/19 Boulder, Colorado Fee: $50
North Park Playwright Festival max 12 pages Int’l submissions ok. New works. A play that has had workshops or one or two previous productions is OK. Any subject matter. NO nudity or off color humor. 6/30/19 San Diego, California No Fee
T. Schreiber Studio & Theatre max 10 mins Int’l submissions ok. Theme: TRANSPARENCY 6/30/19 NYC Fee: $5
Prize: $75
The Hidden River Arts Playwrighting Award Full Length Unpublished and unproduced plays. Musicals ok. Int’l submissions ok. 6/30/19 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Fee: $20
Prize: $1,000
Playwrights Offering Free Feedback Full Length Full-length trade program. You must read a play and give feedback, and in return will have an opp to send a play and get feedback from other playwright. Year Round n/a n/a
Trade A Play Tuesday 10 mins Send in 10-min play and get same-day feedback. You must also read 10 pages of another playwright’s work, and give thoughtful feedback. Runs every Tuesday. Year Round n/a n/a
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