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



Length Nature of Opportunity Deadline Location Add’l Info
Acadia University Theatre One Act
(max 30 mins)
Original script that has not been professionally performed. Must be suitable for staging by students. Int’l submissions ok. 11/1/18 Canada n/a
Arizona Theatre Company Full 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. 11/1/18 Tucson, Arizona n/a
id Theater Full Length Development opp. Playwrights must be in residence for two weeks. Any genre or style. Musicals ok. 11/1/18 McCall, Idaho Fee: $10
Nu-Dada Any length Radio scripts. Any genre. Particular interest in experimental works and works by underprivileged voices. 11/1/18 Brooklyn, New York Prize: $10
Over Our Head Players max 10 mins Original, unpublished comedies. Open to everyone w/o age or geographic restriction. 11/1/18 Racine, Wisconsin Prize: $500
She NYC and She LA Summer Theater Festivals Full Length Plays, 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. 11/1/18 NYC & Los Angeles Fee: $25,
+ $550 if accepted
Stage Door Productions One Act
(max 20 pages)
Original, unpublished plays. NO sexually explicit or gratuitously violent scripts. 11/1/18 Fredericksburg, Virginia Prize: $150
The Studio Theatre Full Length (80+ mins) The play must not have been produced professionally. Playwrights must cover their own travel expenses to travel to The Villages, FL. 11/1/18 The Villages, Florida No Fee
$100 stipend
Villagers Theatre max 20,000 words Scripts must be original, COMPLETED, unpublished works of professional quality. One-act plays and shorter scripts will be considered, in addition to full-length scripts. 11/1/18 Franklin Township, New Jersey n/a
Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum Full Length Provocative, political and socially relevant materials. 11/1/18 Topanga, California n/a
Centenary Stage Company Full Length Developmental program for women playwrights. Playwrights selected for the workshop will receive $200 honorarium. 11/2/18 Hackettstown, New Jersey Prize: $1500
The Flea Theater 10 pages (sample) Workshop opportunity. The course costs $250 with a limited number of partial scholarships available. 11/4/18 NYC Fee: $250
Normal Ave Full Length The playwright must be 18 years or older to participate, and must be available to be in NYC during the festival dates. 11/5/18 NYC n/a
Joust Theatre Company See 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.)  11/11/18 NYC “stipend”
Northport One-Act Play Festival One Act
(10-20 mins)
Drama or comedy. Plays appropriate to be performed in a church. 11/12/18 Northport, New York $75 fee if accepted


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Book Pipeline Competition Full Length Plays appropriate for film or television adaptation. Open to writers worldwide. Any genre. Published & unpublished works ok. 11/15/18 Santa Monica, California Fee: $70
Prize: $10,000
Caltech Theater: MACH 33 Full 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. 11/15/18 Pasadena, California n/a
Lakeshore Players Theatre 10 mins  Open to all playwrights. The play must be unpublished and unproduced. High school-aged playwrights are encouraged to enter. 11/15/18 White Bear Lake, Minnesota n/a
Outvisible Theatre Company Full Length, One Act Plays 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. 11/15/18 Allen Park, Michigan n/a
Parson’s Nose Theater Full Length Plays by or about women. Any genre, but particularly seeking comedies & historical plays. Send scripts to 11/15/18 Pasadena, California n/a
Smith & Kraus and True Acting Institute 1-2 mins Monologue. 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. 11/15/18 n/a n/a
Corkscrew Theater Festival Full Length Any genre, content, or theme. 11/23/18 (extended) NYC No Fee
M.T. Pockets Theatre max 10 mins The play must be unpublished, with 3 or less productions (excluding readings, self-productions and/or contest productions). 11/16/18 Morgantown, West Virginia n/a
SETC Ready to Publish Award Full Length Completed full-length pieces that are either unproduced or have had one world premiere production or produced staged reading suitable for professional, educational & amateur venues. 11/20/18 Knoxville, Tennessee No Fee
Theatre InspiraTO 10 mins Theme: “Outcast.” The story can be a comedy, a drama, a parody, absurd or anything in between. Musicals ok. Int’l submissions ok. 11/20/18 Toronto, Ontario No Fee
Prize: $500
United Solo Theatre Festival n/s One-person shows. Drama, comedy, tragedy, musical. Artists will receive a fee of 25% of box office net sales from each performance. 11/20/18 NYC Fee: $49, $745 if selected
William Inge Theater Festival 10 mins,
One Act
10 minute or one-act play (max 30 minutes). Playwrights who are chosen are required to attend the festival in-person. 11/22/18 Independence, Kansas Conference fee is $175.
Amas Musical Theatre Full Length (80+ mins) Musicals. Must not have had a full production or be published in any way. Open to emerging musical theatre librettists. 11/30/18 NYC No Fee
Prize: $2,000
Campfire Theatre Festival Full Length
(60-120 pgs)
Never-been-produced scripts by emerging playwrights. Any genre. 11/30/18 Boise, Idaho Prize: $100
Kentucky Women Writers Conference One Act,
Full Length
Women playwrights. Int’l submissions ok. New play that can be produced as a world premiere. No limitations on subject matter. 11/30/18 Lexington, Kentucky Prize: $500
LSU School of Theatre One Act,
Full Length
New work that explores the intersection of science and art. 11/30/18 Baton Rouge, Louisiana Prize: $1,000
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