Howdy, friends!í‚  Below is your listing of 49 playwright submissions with March 2015 deadlines… make this YOUR month!

NameLengthPlay Genre(s) AcceptedDeadlineLocationAdditional Info
24:7 Theatre Festival

40-90 mins

Int’l submissions ok.3/1/15Manchester UK


Anderson Center10 pg sample2 or 4 week residency. Playwright submissions accepted.3/1/15Red Wing, MNn/a
Bloomington Playwrights Project75-135 minsDrama. Musicals ok.3/1/15Bloom’ton, IndianaFee: $10
Prize: $3,000
Brick TheaterAny lengthWorks that lie at the intersection of video gaming & performance.3/1/15Brooklyn, New YorkN/a
Can Serrat Residency10 pg sample30-day residency. Int’l submissions ok. Apps from playwrights accepted.3/1/15Barcelonan/a



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DISQUIET Int’l Literary Program10-15 minsAny genre and style. Int’l submissions ok.3/1/15Lisbon, PortugalFee: US $15
Prize: travel & festival admit
East Valley Children’s Theatre1 – 1.5 hrPlays must be suitable for children to perform for children.3/1/15Mesa, ArizonaN/a
Emerging Artists Theatremax 30 minsNew musicals in all stages of development.3/1/15NYCn/a
Emerging Artists Theatre60-210 minsNew full-length ensemble musicals in all stages of development. NYC, NJ and CT residents only.3/1/15NYCn/a
Emerging Artists Theatre5-60 minsNew 2- or 3-person plays and buddy acts in all stages of development.3/1/15NYCn/a
HRC Showcase Theatremax 90 minsStaged reading. Winning playwrights must attend.3/1/15Hudson, New YorkFee: $10
Prize: $500
Jane Chambers Student Playwriting ContestFull LengthFemale grad & undergrad students. Drama.3/1/15Los Angeles, CaliforniaPrize: $150
Kimmel Nelson Center for the Artsmax 30 pgs2-8 week residency. One-acts or excerpts from a longer work.3/1/15Nebraska City, NebraskaFee: $35. Housing + $100/wk stipend
Paint Dry Theatre10-20 minsí¢â‚¬Å“Championing new writing.í¢â‚¬3/1/15Londonn/a
PLAYAFull Length2 to 8-week residency. Must submit a complete play.3/1/15Lake County, OregonFee: $35. Housing is free.
Theatre LILA3-20 minsTheme: Trash3/1/15Madison, WiscFee: $20
Theatre Suburbia90-120 minsFamily-friendly mellerdrammer with large casts. Two-acts.3/1/15Houston, Texasn/a
Trustus TheatreFull LengthComedies & dramas on any topic.3/1/15Columbia, South CarolinaPrize: $750
Ucross FoundationFull LengthResidency. Apps from playwrights accepted.3/1/15Ucross, WyomingFee: $40
Morgan Opera House45-60 minsThe play must dramatize a historical event or historical fiction.3/2/15Aurora, New YorkPrize: $500
Orlando Shakespeare TheaterFull LengthTheme: Social issues that affect our lives today. Comedies & dramas.3/2/15Orlando, FloridaPrize: Travel & stipend
Pegasus Theater Company10 minsNo theme. Prefers plays that deal with life in the bay area.3/2/15Bay area, CaliforniaNo Fee
Black Box Theatre10-20 minsAll types of work except musicals and children’s shows.3/5/15Colorado Springs, ColoradoFee: $10
Prize: $100
Windsor Fringemax 30 minsAmateur playwrights only.3/5/15Windsor, UKFee: í‚£5
Prize: í‚£500
Manhattan Repertory Theatre25-45 minsPlaywrights must produce (cast, direct).3/6/15NYCNo Fee
Brush Creek Foundation for the Artsmax 20 pg sample2 to 6-week residency, June-November. Apps from playwrights accepted.3/15/15Saratoga, WyomingFee: $30
Djerassimax 30 pg sample29-day residency. Apps from playwrights accepted. Int’l submissions ok.3/15/15Woodside, CaliforniaFee: $45
Echo TheatreFull LengthAny subject matter. Female playwrights only.3/15/15Dallas, TexasFee: $20
Prize: $500
Gulfport Community Players5-20 minsFamily-friendly one-act plays.3/15/15Gulfport, FloridaN/a
Putney Theatre Companymax 20 minsTheme: Crime and Punishment. Any genre. UK writers only.3/15/15LondonFee: í‚£20
Southeastern Louisiana UniversityFull LengthPlays geared for a university cast and audience. Open to all playwrights.3/15/15Hammond, LouisianaFee: $10

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Theatre@First10-15 minsTheme: Fractured Fairy Tales3/15/15Somerville, Mass.n/a
Women in Arizona TheatreFull LengthFemale playwrights only.3/15/15Mesa, ArizonaPrize: $250
Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guildmax 40 pg sampleMonth-long residency. $600 fee if selected, but scholarships available.3/15/15Woodstock, New YorkApp Fee: $40
The Collective NY10 minsPlays should engage truthful & behavior-driven storytelling.3/17/15NYCFee: $10
Edmonds Driftwood Playersmax 15 minsTheme: Perspective3/20/15Edmonds, Wash.n/a
Neil Simon Festival80 – 120 minsCharacter-driven American comedy. Musicals ok.3/20/15Cedar City, UtahFee: $25
Fresh Fruit FestivalAny lengthTheme: LGBTQ experience. Playwrights must produce.3/22/15NYCFee: $25
Women in Theatre10 minsMust be suitable for a general audience. Drama or comedy. Unclear if gender requirement.3/23/15Kauai, HawaiiFee: $20
Prize: $200
MCL Chicagomax 90 minsMusical comedies. Band size no larger than 4 musicians.3/29/15Chicago, IllinoisFee: $60
Sky Blue Theatre Company10-30 minsOpen to all nationalities.3/30/15CambridgeFee: í‚£15
Theatre ConspiracyFull LengthPreviously produced plays ok.3/30/15Fort Myers, FloridaFee: $5
Prize: $700
Atlanta Fringe Festival15-45 minsAudio plays only.3/31/15Atlanta, GeorgiaFee: $16.50
Backwell Playhouse15-45 minsRadio plays. Any genre & style……………………3/31/15Backwell, UKn/a
Georgia Collegemax 25 pgsOne-act plays only.3/31/15GeorgiaFee: $20
Prize: $1,000
Marble Collegiate Church10 minsAppears like they will accept previously produced & published plays.3/31/15NYCn/a
Papatango New Writing Prizemin 90 minsUK & Republic of Ireland residents only.3/31/15Londonn/a
The Kerouac Project10 pg sample3-month residency. Int’l submissions ok.3/31/15Orlando, FloridaFee: $25. Houí‚­í‚­í‚­í‚­sing + $800 stipend
McKinney Repertory TheatreFull LengthFamily-friendly plays.3/31/15McKinney, Texasn/a


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