Howdy, Playwrights!  Check out below to find your                31 Play Submissions Opps with November deadlines.



LengthNature of OpportunityDeadlineLocationAdd’l Info
Acadia University TheatreOne Act
(max 30 mins)
Original script that has not been professionally performed. Must be suitable for staging by students. Int’l submissions ok.11/1/18Canadan/a
Arizona Theatre CompanyFull Length, One Act
(50+ pages)
Latino playwrights residing in the US, its territories or Mexico. Scripts may be in English, English & Spanish, or solely in Spanish. Any subject.11/1/18Tucson, Arizonan/a
id TheaterFull LengthDevelopment opp. Playwrights must be in residence for two weeks. Any genre or style. Musicals ok.11/1/18McCall, IdahoFee: $10
Nu-DadaAny lengthRadio scripts. Any genre. Particular interest in experimental works and works by underprivileged voices.11/1/18Brooklyn, New YorkPrize: $10
Over Our Head Playersmax 10 minsOriginal, unpublished comedies. Open to everyone w/o age or geographic restriction.11/1/18Racine, WisconsinPrize: $500
She NYC and She LA Summer Theater FestivalsFull LengthPlays, musicals, one woman shows, or adaptations that is at LEAST 50% completed, and that is written by a woman-identifying writer or a team that is at least 50% female.11/1/18NYC & Los AngelesFee: $25,
+ $550 if accepted
Stage Door ProductionsOne Act
(max 20 pages)
Original, unpublished plays. NO sexually explicit or gratuitously violent scripts.11/1/18Fredericksburg, VirginiaPrize: $150
The Studio TheatreFull Length (80+ mins)The play must not have been produced professionally. Playwrights must cover their own travel expenses to travel to The Villages, FL.11/1/18The Villages, FloridaNo Fee
$100 stipend
Villagers Theatremax 20,000 wordsScripts must be original, COMPLETED, unpublished works of professional quality. One-act plays and shorter scripts will be considered, in addition to full-length scripts.11/1/18Franklin Township, New Jerseyn/a
Will Geer’s Theatricum BotanicumFull LengthProvocative, political and socially relevant materials.11/1/18Topanga, Californian/a
Centenary Stage CompanyFull LengthDevelopmental program for women playwrights. Playwrights selected for the workshop will receive $200 honorarium.11/2/18Hackettstown, New JerseyPrize: $1500
The Flea Theater10 pages (sample)Workshop opportunity. The course costs $250 with a limited number of partial scholarships available.11/4/18NYCFee: $250
Normal AveFull LengthThe playwright must be 18 years or older to participate, and must be available to be in NYC during the festival dates.11/5/18NYCn/a
Joust Theatre CompanySee right.Developmental workshop culminating in a reading festival. Proposals for in-process, unproduced plays that re-imagine and/or subvert systemic norms (political, societal, religious, etc.)  11/11/18NYC“stipend”
Northport One-Act Play FestivalOne Act
(10-20 mins)
Drama or comedy. Plays appropriate to be performed in a church.11/12/18Northport, New York$75 fee if accepted


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Book Pipeline CompetitionFull LengthPlays appropriate for film or television adaptation. Open to writers worldwide. Any genre. Published & unpublished works ok.11/15/18Santa Monica, CaliforniaFee: $70
Prize: $10,000
Caltech Theater: MACH 33Full Length New play that centers on science-driven questions. Never before published or professionally produced. Open to United States playwrights, particularly women, playwrights of color, and playwrights from the Greater Los Angeles area.11/15/18Pasadena, Californian/a
Lakeshore Players Theatre10 mins Open to all playwrights. The play must be unpublished and unproduced. High school-aged playwrights are encouraged to enter.11/15/18White Bear Lake, Minnesotan/a
Outvisible Theatre CompanyFull Length, One ActPlays and musicals. Must address one of the following: equality and diversity, mental health, and/or social issues. Must have never been produced prior to June 22, 2019.11/15/18Allen Park, Michigann/a
Parson’s Nose TheaterFull LengthPlays by or about women. Any genre, but particularly seeking comedies & historical plays. Send scripts to mary@parsonsnose.com11/15/18Pasadena, Californian/a
Smith & Kraus and True Acting Institute1-2 minsMonologue. It may come from a play or a musical that has a copyright anytime from August 2017 until the end of 2018. Opportunity to be featured in a book.11/15/18n/an/a
Corkscrew Theater FestivalFull LengthAny genre, content, or theme.11/23/18 (extended)NYCNo Fee
M.T. Pockets Theatremax 10 minsThe play must be unpublished, with 3 or less productions (excluding readings, self-productions and/or contest productions).11/16/18Morgantown, West Virginian/a
SETC Ready to Publish AwardFull LengthCompleted full-length pieces that are either unproduced or have had one world premiere production or produced staged reading suitable for professional, educational & amateur venues.11/20/18Knoxville, TennesseeNo Fee
Theatre InspiraTO10 minsTheme: “Outcast.” The story can be a comedy, a drama, a parody, absurd or anything in between. Musicals ok. Int’l submissions ok.11/20/18Toronto, OntarioNo Fee
Prize: $500
United Solo Theatre Festivaln/sOne-person shows. Drama, comedy, tragedy, musical. Artists will receive a fee of 25% of box office net sales from each performance.11/20/18NYCFee: $49, $745 if selected
William Inge Theater Festival10 mins,
One Act
10 minute or one-act play (max 30 minutes). Playwrights who are chosen are required to attend the festival in-person.11/22/18Independence, KansasConference fee is $175.
Amas Musical TheatreFull Length (80+ mins)Musicals. Must not have had a full production or be published in any way. Open to emerging musical theatre librettists.11/30/18NYCNo Fee
Prize: $2,000
Campfire Theatre FestivalFull Length
(60-120 pgs)
Never-been-produced scripts by emerging playwrights. Any genre.11/30/18Boise, IdahoPrize: $100
Kentucky Women Writers ConferenceOne Act,
Full Length
Women playwrights. Int’l submissions ok. New play that can be produced as a world premiere. No limitations on subject matter.11/30/18Lexington, KentuckyPrize: $500
LSU School of TheatreOne Act,
Full Length
New work that explores the intersection of science and art.11/30/18Baton Rouge, LouisianaPrize: $1,000
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