Hello playwrights! We have some great submission opps this August. Read on to find out the details!
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|Length||Nature of Opportunity||Deadline||Location||Add’l Info|
|Can Serrat||max 3 pages (sample)||2-month residency for writers, full grant. Also offers 70%, 50% or 30% grants.||8/1/17||Barcelona, Spain||n/a|
|Elsewhere Studios||10-20 pages (sample)||1 to 6 months residency.||8/1/17||Paonia, Colorado||App Fee: $30|
|Phoenix Theatre||See right.||Original and unproduced full-length plays and musicals, and 10-20 min short plays.||8/1/17||Phoenix, Arizona||Fee: $10 (no fee for short plays)|
|max 30 mins||Theme: Christmas. Monologues ok.||8/1/17||Minneapolis, Minnesota||No Fee|
|Box Wine Theatre||max 10 mins||Political plays. Previously produced plays ok.||8/4/17||NYC|
|15-20 mins||The play must be inspired by one of the works of art… (see website for the images)||8/6/17||Binghamton, New York||n/a|
|Lakeshore Players Theatre||Full Length||Any genre. Musicals ok – the score should be able to be played by one pianist.||8/7/17||White Bear Lake, Minnesota|
|10 mins||Theme: The C Word||8/8/17||NYC||n/a|
|The Players Theatre||max 15 mins||Theme: “Boo!” Horror plays & musicals incl. a great spoof. Playwrights must produce.||8/13/17||New York City, New York|
Fee: $150 if selected, $100 refundable
|max 25 mins||Completed & works-in-progress considered. Prefers fully produced shows.||8/15/17||NYC||Fee: $20-$25 if accepted|
|Book Pipeline Competition||Full Length||Plays appropriate for film or television adaptation. Any genre, published or unpublished.||8/15/17||Santa Monica, California||Fee: $55|
|Hypatia-in-the-Woods||10 pages (sample)||1 to 4 weeks residency. Apps from WOMEN playwrights accepted.||8/15/17||Shelton, Washington||Fee: $20|
|Ivoryton Playhouse||See right.||One-act plays by and about women. 10-min plays ok. Musicals ok.||8/15/17||Ivoryton, Connecticut||n/a|
|New York New Works Theatre Festival||10-27 mins||Drama, comedy, musical short, solo show. Playwrights must produce.||8/15/17||NYC||Fee: $635 if chosen|
|Yale Drama Series||Full Length||Emerging playwrights. Original, unpublished plays.||8/15/17||New Haven, Connecticut||No Fee|
What you see on this free blog is just a small sample of what’s available in the member’s area.
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|Baltic Writing Residency – Scotland||20 pages||1-week residency.||8/25/17||Scotland||Fee: $22|
|Funhouse II||10-15 mins||Original, unproduced plays. Comedy, drama, horror, fantasy, sci-fi, parody, musical, etc.||8/25/17||Seattle, Washington||Fee: $5 (w/ no fee options), $25 honorarium|
|Neo Ensemble Theatre||One Act|
|Any style and subject. Previously produced plays ok.||8/30/17||Los Angeles, California||No Fee|
|American Blues Theater||Full Length||Original, unpublished plays. Adaptations ok.||8/31/17||Chicago, Illinois|
|max 10 mins||Short plays for “Naughty Readings.”||8/31/17||Lowell, Massachusetts||n/a|
|Players Workshop||8-12 mins||Theme: “Lost in Translation.” Must be suitable to a general adult audience. Previous prods ok. Int’l submissions ok.||8/31/17||Mexico|
|max 8000 words||For lit magazine. Excerpts or full pieces written for stage. Unpublished works only.||8/31/17||Charlotte, North Carolina||Payment Upon Publication: $100|
|Ten-Minute Musicals Project||7-20 mins||Original musicals. Previous prods ok. Excerpts from full-length shows ok. Max 10 performers — 5 women, 5 men.||8/31/17||West Hollywood, California|
|Original, unpublished and un-produced plays.||8/31/17||Alexandria, Virginia||Fee: $20|
|Urban Stages||Full Length||Small cast plays.||8/31/17||NYC|
|Full Length||Plays written by female/female-identifying playwrights.||8/31/17||NYC||n/a|
|Villa Ruffieux||n/s||1 to 3 months residency.||8/31/17||Switzerland|
Monthly stipend of CHF 1,500
|Full Length, One Act||Original works, not previously produced or fully staged. Female playwrights only.||8/31/17||Knoxville, Tennessee||Fee: $20, $28 “cash prize”|
|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|
|10 mins||Send in 10-min play & get same-day feedback. You must also read another playwright’s work & give feedback.||Year Round||n/a|
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