Howdy, Playwrights! Find your 32 play submissions opportunities with November 2017 deadlines here.
Remember: Every one of these opportunities has a deadline coming up this soon! So don’t close this webpage without checking these playwriting contests out. Happy submitting!
|Length||Nature of Opportunity||Deadline||Location||Add’l Info|
|Book Pipeline Competition||Full Length||Plays appropriate for film or TV adaptation. Any genre. Published or unpublished.||11/1/17||Santa Monica, California|
|Full Length||New plays, comedies/dramas, adaptations or wholly original, that speak to the current cultural & historical moment in time.||11/1/17||NYC||n/a|
|Ensemble Studio Theatre||Full Length, One Act||Plays and musicals. Topic: “hard” sciences and technology.||11/1/17||NYC|
|Full Length||Musical that has not received a commercial production in NYC. Script must be “production-ready.” Int’l submissions ok.||11/1/17||NYC||Fee: $75|
|Over Our Head Players||max 10 mins||Original, unpublished comedies. Open to everyone w/o age or geographic restriction.||11/1/17||Racine, Wisconsin|
|max 30 mins||Subject: “Pipedream.” What does Pipedream mean to you? Must be unpublished.||11/1/17||Denver, Colorado||n/a|
|Seven Devils Playwrights Conference||Full Length||Any genre or style. Musicals ok. Invited playwrights must be in residence for the entire two weeks of the Conference.||11/1/17||McCall, Idaho|
(max 20 pgs)
|Original, unpublished plays. NO sexually explicit or gratuitously violent scripts.||11/1/17||Fredericksburg, Virginia||Prize: $150|
|The Dare Tactic||8 pages (sample)||Original plays and musicals. Previously performed pieces ok.||11/1/17||NYC|
|Full Length||Provocative, political and socially relevant materials.||11/1/17||Topanga, California||n/a|
|Centenary Stage Company||Full Length||Women playwrights. Plays with no prior AEA production.||11/2/17||Hackettstown, New Jersey|
|max 10 pages||New works.||11/2/17||NYC||n/a|
|Acadia University Theatre||max 30 mins||Original script, has not been professionally performed. Int’l submissions ok.||11/3/17||Wolfville, Nova Scotia|
|Drama or comedy. Plays appropriate to be performed in a church.||11/10/17||Northport, New York||$75 fee if accepted|
|Arizona Theatre Company||Full Length, One Act||Latino playwrights residing in the United States, its territories or Mexico.||11/15/17||Tucson, Arizona|
|5-15 pages||Subject matter is open, although preference will be given to experimental & progressive works. Previous prods ok.||11/15/17||Phoenix, Arizona||No Fee|
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|Hypatia-in-the-Woods||10 pages (sample)||1 to 4 weeks residency. Apps from WOMEN playwrights accepted.||11/15/17||Shelton, Washington|
(max 10 mins)
|Theme: “Crossing Our Red Sea.” Monologues ok, 7 mins max. Previously produced or published works ok.||11/15/17||Santa Monica, 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.||11/15/17||White Bear Lake, Minnesota|
|10 mins||Drama or comedy. Theme: Risky Business||11/15/17||Lowell, Michigan||Fee: $20|
|M.T. Pockets Theatre||One Act|
(max 10 mins)
|The play must be unpublished, with 3 or less prods (excluding readings, self-prods and/or contest prods).||11/15/17||Morgantown, West Virginia|
|New, never produced before plays (cast, directed and ready to be performed in November/December 2017).||11/15/17||NYC||Fee: $40 once accepted|
|Outvisible Theatre Company||Full Length, One Act||Plays & musicals, unproduced. Must address one of the following: equality and diversity, mental health, and/or social issues.||11/15/17||Allen Park, Michigan|
|“sample”||Workshop opportunity. Playwrights should submit a representation of their work.||11/15/17||Salt Lake City, Utah||n/a|
|Drama League / Beatrice Terry Residency||n/s||Women or women-identified artists who both write and direct their own work.||11/17/17||NYC|
|10 mins||Theme: “All about her.” Comedy, drama, parody, absurd or anything in between. Musicals ok. Int’l submissions ok.||11/20/17||Toronto, Ontario||No Fee|
|United Solo Theatre Festival||n/s||1-person shows. Musical, tragedy, comedy, etc. Artist gets 25% of the box office.||11/21/17||NYC|
Fee: $49, $695 if selected
|Any length||New play lab, including a four-day workshop.||11/23/17||Independence, Kansas||Fee, only if selected: $250|
|Life-sized Meme Productions||Full Length||Script that has never been performed in twin cities before. Comedy, drama, tragedy, mystery or a combination.||11/24/17||Minneapolis, Minnesota|
|Full Length||Previously performed plays ok. Comedic or dramatic subject matter, or any genre appropriate for a community theatre.||11/30/17||Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania||Fee: $25|
|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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