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|Name||Length||Play Genre(s) Accepted||Deadline||Location||Additional Info|
|Chagrin Valley Little Theatre||10-12 mins||Must be suitable for black-box theater.||4/1/15||Chagrin Falls, Ohio||n/a|
|Fade To Black Play Festival||10 mins||No theme, any subject matter. African American playwrights.||4/1/15||Houston, Texas||No Fee
|Gi60 2015||max 60 secs||Plays can be about any subject. Int’l submissions ok.||4/1/15||n/a||No Fee|
|Historic Elitch Gardens Theatre||Full Length||Musical and non-musicals.||4/1/15||Denver, Colorado||Fee: $35|
|Left Coast Theatre Co||max 15 mins||Theme: LGBT, Horror||4/1/15||San Francisco, California||Fee: $5|
|MadLab Theatre & Gallery||70-120 mins||Plays that are different, edgy, strange, unique, etc.||4/1/15||Columbus, Ohio||$200 royalty + 10% of box office|
|Theatre Southwest||20 mins||No prohibited subjects or themes. All genres accepted.||4/1/15||Houston, Texas||n/a|
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|Theater Festival||Fee: $15
|Theater Company||Prize: $500|
|Theater Festival||Fee: í‚£10
|Theater Company||No fee if hard copy|
|Playwriting Contest||No Fee|
|Theater Festival||Fee: $5|
|Theater||Fee: í‚ $10|
|Frostburg State University||max 40 mins||One-act plays only.||4/14/15||Frostburg, Maryland||Fee: $20
|Bogliasco Fellowships||Full Length||30 to 34-day residency. Apps from playwrights accepted.||4/15/15||Bogliasco, Italy||Fee: $30|
|MacDowell Fellowship||Full Length||1-8 week residency.||4/15/15||Peterborough, New Hampshire||Fee: $30|
|Molotov Theatre Group||60-90 mins||Horror genre — plays in the style of Grand Guignol.||4/15/15||Washington, D.C.||n/a|
|New England Theatre Conference||Full Length||Open to all playwrights.||4/15/15||Hamden, Connecticut||Fee: $10
|Stage Left Theatre Residencies||partial draft or writing sample||Development. Plays that raise debate on political and social issues.||4/15/15||Chicago, Illinois||n/a|
|The Players Theatre||max 15 mins||Theme: NYC í¢â‚¬“ Only in New York. Playwright must produce.||4/15/15||NYC||$50 tech fee, if selected|
|Variations Theatre Group||One Act, Full Length||All themes or genres are welcome. Playwrights must produce.||4/15/15||Long Island City, New York||N/A|
|Prologue Theatre Company||10 mins||Theme: Insider/Outsider||4/17/15||Chicago, IL||N/A|
|Artists’ Play Exchange||10-20 mins||One-acts. Any genre. Previously produced plays ok.||4/17/15||Cranston, Rhode Island||N/A|
|Collaboraction Theatre Company||max 7 mins||Critical social issues.||4/19/15||Chicago, Illinois||n/a|
|Rover Dramawerks||Full Length||Comedies or farces that have received one full production…………………………||4/20/15||Plano, Texas||Prize: $500|
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|Theater Association||Fee: $25
|Arts Center||Fee: $7
|Theater||No Fee, Prize: $25 – $100|
|Theater Festival||See left|
|Cary Playwrightsí¢â‚¬â„¢ Forum||5-15 mins||Theme: í¢â‚¬Ëœplays set in a barí¢â‚¬â„¢||5/1/15||Cary, North Carolina||n/a|
|Manhattan Repertory Theatre||7-20 mins||Fully produced one act plays (cast, directed & ready to perform).||5/1/15||NYC||Prize: $1,000|
|National Black Theatre||Full Length||12-month residency. Black playwrights only.||5/1/15||NYC||n/a|
|New England Theatre Conf||Full Length||New plays for young audiences. Open to all playwrights.||5/1/15||Hamden, Connecticut||Fee: $10
|Nightwood Theatre||Full Length||Emerging women playwrights. Script at any stage in development.||5/1/15||Toronto, Canada||Fee: $15|
|Pend Oreille Players||max 30 mins||Plays must be family friendly.||5/1/15||Newport, Washington||Fee: $8|
|The Adobe Theater||10 mins||Theme: LOVE||5/1/15||Albuquerque, New Mexico||“Cash Prize”|