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NameLengthNature of OpportunityDeadlineLocationAdd’l Info
Francesca Primus PrizeFull LengthEmerging female playwrights. Must have had a fully staged, professional production of her script within the calendar year 2018.6/1/19San Francisco, CaliforniaNo Fee
Prize: $10,000
Frostburg State Universitymax 40 minsOne-act plays. New works, not previously produced.6/1/19Frostburg, MarylandFee: $20
Prize: $750
Lotus Lee FoundationFull LengthNew works that inspire and engage children audience. Original, unpublished plays. Must not have been professionally produced.6/1/19NYCNo Fee
Midwest Dramatists Conference10 minsThe play must be unpublished. Previous productions or readings are ok. Any theme.6/1/19Kansas City, MissouriConference registration is $220.
Orange County Arts Council10 minsOpen to anyone.6/1/19Goshen, New Yorkn/a
STAGEStheatreFull LengthComedies, musicals, dramas, classics, originals.6/1/19Fullerton, Californian/a
Warner Theatre12-30 pagesOne-act plays. Int’l submissions ok. Scripts must be written in English. Previously produced scripts ok.6/1/19Torrington, ConnecticutNo Fee
BoxFest Detroit5-50 minsAny genre.6/3/19Hamtramck, Michigann/a
Gadfly Theatre Productions25-45 minsOne-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.6/4/19Minneapolis, Minnesotan/a
Headlands Center for the ArtsFull LengthFully sponsored 4- to 10-week residencies with monthly stipend of $500.6/7/19Sausalito, CaliforniaApp Fee: $45
Third Verse Theatre Companymax 30 minsLooking 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’.6/12/19Londonn/a
American StageFull LengthAny 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.6/15/19St. Petersburg, FloridaPrize: $250 + $250 travel stipend
Emerald Theatre Company10 minsTheme: “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.6/15/19Memphis, TennesseeFee: $10
Prize: $300

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LowellArts Players10 minsTheme: “Lost or Found.” Drama or comedy. Open to any playwright 18 years and older.6/15/19Lowell, MichiganFee: $20
Prize: $300
No Frills Theatre Collective10 minsPlays 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.6/15/19NYCNo App Fee
Prize: $350
SpeakEasy Stage CompanySee 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.6/15/19Boston, Massachusettsn/a
Native Voices at the Autrymax 15 pages or 10 minsNative 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.6/17/19Los Angeles, CaliforniaPrize: $1,000
Urbanite TheatreFull LengthEmerging and established female and female-identifying playwrights. Plays must be unproduced and unpublished with limited development. Quality, female-identifying roles must be well-represented.6/28/19Sarasota, FloridaNo Fee
Prize: $3,000
Jewish Ensemble TheatreFull LengthPlays that reflect issues of social conscience and human rights. Drama or comedy. Original work or adaptation.6/30/19West Bloomfield, MichiganFee: $15
Prize: $250
Long Beach PlayhouseFull LengthUnproduced, unpublished, non-musical plays.6/30/19Long Beach, CaliforniaFee: $15, $100 honorarium
Man Question10-15 minsSeeking performances of all kinds, including theatre. Open to people of all gender and sexual identities. Theme: Masculinity6/30/19NYCn/a
Magnolia Arts Centermax 10 minsPlay may not have been previously published. Open to playwrights of all ages.6/30/19Greenville, North CarolinaFee: $7
Prize: $50
Moondance Int’l Film Festival1, 2 or 3-actStage play, stage play or musical for kids, audio/radio play. See submission categories. 6/30/19Boulder, ColoradoFee: $50
North Park Playwright Festivalmax 12 pagesInt’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.6/30/19San Diego, CaliforniaNo Fee
T. Schreiber Studio & Theatremax 10 minsInt’l submissions ok. Theme: TRANSPARENCY6/30/19NYCFee: $5
Prize: $75
The Hidden River Arts Playwrighting AwardFull LengthUnpublished and unproduced plays. Musicals ok. Int’l submissions ok.6/30/19Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaFee: $20
Prize: $1,000
Playwrights Offering Free FeedbackFull LengthFull-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 Roundn/an/a
Trade A Play Tuesday10 minsSend 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 Roundn/an/a
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