Howdy, playwrights! Check out below to find your 29 play submissions opportunities w/ June deadlines. Remember: Keep writing, keep honing your craft, and when your play is complete… keep submitting it to theaters!
Nature of Opportunity
NYC playwrights only. “Theme: Second Acts.” Play must be previously unproduced.
Scripts must be both queer and feminist in nature and content.
Comedies, dramas, musicals, classics, originals. Shows with a director attached to the project strongly preferred.
One-act plays. Any genre. Must include, but preferably feature, a fridge.
Fee: $200 if selected
One-act plays. Int’l submissions. Previously produced plays ok.
Fully sponsored 4-10 weeks residencies w/ optional monthly stipend of $500.
Request for proposal, for a scripted play or for a work in development.
max 60 mins
One-act plays. Drama or comedy.
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Fee: $20 Prize: $500
New plays that promote the exploration of socially-conscious themes relevant to our world today. Any genre.
St. Petersburg, Florida
Plays and musicals, pref. shows w/c run up to 20 mins AND comedies w/ mainly female casts.
max 2 hours
Submissions for Main Stage Production, Young Actors, and Workshop Productions.
Fully produced, original, one-act plays.
Fee: $35 once accepted
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Ronnie Larsen Productions
max 10 mins
Plays must be about gay male hookups, but can explore any aspect before, during, or after. No website. Send plays to RLProductionsFL@gmail.com
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
max 10 mins
Theme: “That’s so gay” – must be spoken by a character.
Fee: $10 Prize: $300
Any genre, except musicals, whether written specifically for radio or not, as long as they are simple to adapt.
Original works in English or Spanish.
Un-produced, non-musical plays only.
Fee: $10, Prize: $100
max 10 mins
Plays for adult audience. Comedy and drama. Musicals ok.
New, never produced before play.
Fee: $425 once accepted
max 12 pages
1 or 2 previous prods ok. Any subject except nudity or off color humor.
San Diego, CA
max 30 mins
Seattle area playwrights. Halloween-themed monologues, short plays, and one acts. Note: This is a self-production opportunity.
Any theme and genre except musicals and monologues.
Unpublished and unproduced plays. Musicals ok.
Fee: $17 Prize: $1,000
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.
Send in 10-min play & get same-day feedback. You must also read another playwright’s work & give feedback.
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