Howdy, Playwrights! This could be the busiest time of the year, but I hope that you’ll still find time to send out your plays. Please check out below to find your 33 play submissions opportunities w/ January 2018 deadlines. Happy Holidays! And Happy submitting!
|Length||Nature of Opportunity||Deadline||Location||Add’l Info|
|Wilmington Film Mob||max 20 mins||One-act plays. Must be emailed in PDF form to email@example.com||1/1/18||Wilmington, Delaware|
|8-12 mins||Original, unproduced plays for mature audiences (18+). Comedy, drama, horror, fantasy, sci-fi, parody, and/or musical.||1/5/18||Seattle, Washington||Fee: $5 (w/no fee options)|
|Lotus Lee Foundation||Full Length||Original works, unproduced and unpublished. Children’s plays ok. Open to making use of new technology.||Deadline Extended 2/18/18||NYC|
Fully-produced tour in China.
|Full Length||New musicals. Workshop opp and staged reading.||1/7/18||Muncie, Indiana||n/a|
|Garry Marshall Theatre||Full Length||Plays that have never had a professional AEA production and have never been published.||1/7/18||Burbank, California|
Fee: $20, $100 honorarium
|45-60 mins||One or multiple-person plays written by women. Shows cannot have had full prods in Indianapolis in the previous six months.||1/8/18||Indianapolis, Indiana||Fee: $50|
|SETC Ready to Publish Award||Full Length||Opportunity to “pitch” your play or musical.||1/8/18||Mobile, Alabama|
|max 15 mins||Plays and musicals. Theme: “SEX!” Playwrights must produce.||1/8/18||NYC||Fee: $150 if selected ($100 refundable)|
|Village Playwrights||max 10 mins||Metro New York area playwrights. Theme: “LGBTQ and Valentine’s Day.” Playwrights must produce the reading of their own play.||1/8/18||NYC|
|max 10 mins||Int’l submissions ok. Any genre. The play should not have been previously produced in any form.||1/12/18||Canada||Fee: $15|
|Qu Literary Magazine||max 8000 words||For literary magazine. Excerpts or full pieces written for stage. Unpublished works only.||1/15/18||Charlotte, North Carolina|
Payment Upon Publication: $100
|10 mins||Young writers with disabilities or ensembles that include a student with a disability.||1/17/18||Washington, D.C.||n/a|
|Jewel Box Theatre||Full Length||Unproduced plays only.||1/19/18||Oklahoma City, Oklahoma|
|Full Length||The play may not have had more than two prods, must be unpublished, cannot have had more than 10 performances in NYC.||1/19/18||NYC||n/a|
|Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs||10 mins||Previous performances, prods and/or readings are ok. Must have NO previous publication. Comedy or drama.||1/20/18||Bonita Springs, Florida|
|10 mins||3-week play dev’t opp that culminates in a staged reading. Theme: Immigration||1/20/18||NYC||No Fee|
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|Ars Nova||max 90 mins||Playwrights must produce. Interested in shows that have not yet premiered in New York.||1/21/18||NYC|
|10 mins||Theme: Can You HEAR Me?||1/26/18||NYC||n/a|
|Fresh Fruit Festival||See right.||Any kind of performance art featuring LGBTQ characters or themes, including full-length plays, one-act plays, and musicals.||1/29/18||NYC|
|53 mins||Radio plays. New and established writers, aged 18 or over, living outside the UK.||1/31/18||London||Prize: £2200 + trip to London|
|Centre Stage – South Carolina||60-120 pages||Open to any playwright. Plays must be unpublished and unperformed.||1/31/18||Greenville, South Carolina|
|30-40 mins||Int’l submissions ok.||1/31/18||Arundel, UK||No Fee|
|Dubuque Fine Arts Players||max 40 mins||Original, unproduced one-act plays that concentrate on character, relationships, and a good story.||1/31/18||Dubuque, Iowa|
|Full Length||New, unproduced, unpublished plays and musicals on Jewish themes.||1/31/18||NYC||n/a|
|Midland Community Theatre||Full Length||New comedy scripts suitable for production in community theatre.||1/31/18||Midland, Texas|
|10-20 mins||Plays suitable for audiences age 5-10. Must be family friendly, no strong language. Must be original, unproduced or unpublished.||1/31/18||Newport, Washington||Fee: $10|
|Republican Theater Festival||Any length||New plays that present a conservative theme or message and do not stereotype or vilify conservative principles. Previous prods ok.||1/31/18||Atlanta, Georgia|
|5 mins||The play must speak to Jewish identity, heritage, cultural experiences or values.||1/31/18||San Diego, California||No Fee|
|Seattle Playwrights Salon||10 mins||Plays that meet the Bechtel test: Two women who talk to each other about something other than a man. Playwrights must be female-identifying, with primary residence is Washington State.||1/31/18||Seattle, Washington|
|Full Length||Original, unpublished plays that have not been performed in Southern California.||1/31/18||Culver City, California||Fee: $45|
|Theatre Suburbia||90-120 mins||Family-friendly mellerdrammer.||1/31/18||Houston, Texas|
|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||n/a|
|Trade A Play Tuesday||10 mins||Send in 10-min play and get same-day feedback. You must also read another playwright’s work and give feedback.||Year Round||n/a|
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