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

Name Length Play Genre(s) Accepted Deadline Location Additional Info
24:7 Theatre Festival

40-90 mins

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


Anderson Center 10 pg sample 2 or 4 week residency. Playwright submissions accepted. 3/1/15 Red Wing, MN n/a
Bloomington Playwrights Project 75-135 mins Drama. Musicals ok. 3/1/15 Bloom’ton, Indiana Fee: $10
Prize: $3,000
Brick Theater Any length Works that lie at the intersection of video gaming & performance. 3/1/15 Brooklyn, New York N/a
Can Serrat Residency 10 pg sample 30-day residency. Int’l submissions ok. Apps from playwrights accepted. 3/1/15 Barcelona n/a



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DISQUIET Int’l Literary Program 10-15 mins Any genre and style. Int’l submissions ok. 3/1/15 Lisbon, Portugal Fee: US $15
Prize: travel & festival admit
East Valley Children’s Theatre 1 – 1.5 hr Plays must be suitable for children to perform for children. 3/1/15 Mesa, Arizona N/a
Emerging Artists Theatre max 30 mins New musicals in all stages of development. 3/1/15 NYC n/a
Emerging Artists Theatre 60-210 mins New full-length ensemble musicals in all stages of development. NYC, NJ and CT residents only. 3/1/15 NYC n/a
Emerging Artists Theatre 5-60 mins New 2- or 3-person plays and buddy acts in all stages of development. 3/1/15 NYC n/a
HRC Showcase Theatre max 90 mins Staged reading. Winning playwrights must attend. 3/1/15 Hudson, New York Fee: $10
Prize: $500
Jane Chambers Student Playwriting Contest Full Length Female grad & undergrad students. Drama. 3/1/15 Los Angeles, California Prize: $150
Kimmel Nelson Center for the Arts max 30 pgs 2-8 week residency. One-acts or excerpts from a longer work. 3/1/15 Nebraska City, Nebraska Fee: $35. Housing + $100/wk stipend
Paint Dry Theatre 10-20 mins í¢â‚¬Å“Championing new writing.í¢â‚¬ 3/1/15 London n/a
PLAYA Full Length 2 to 8-week residency. Must submit a complete play. 3/1/15 Lake County, Oregon Fee: $35. Housing is free.
Theatre LILA 3-20 mins Theme: Trash 3/1/15 Madison, Wisc Fee: $20
Theatre Suburbia 90-120 mins Family-friendly mellerdrammer with large casts. Two-acts. 3/1/15 Houston, Texas n/a
Trustus Theatre Full Length Comedies & dramas on any topic. 3/1/15 Columbia, South Carolina Prize: $750
Ucross Foundation Full Length Residency. Apps from playwrights accepted. 3/1/15 Ucross, Wyoming Fee: $40
Morgan Opera House 45-60 mins The play must dramatize a historical event or historical fiction. 3/2/15 Aurora, New York Prize: $500
Orlando Shakespeare Theater Full Length Theme: Social issues that affect our lives today. Comedies & dramas. 3/2/15 Orlando, Florida Prize: Travel & stipend
Pegasus Theater Company 10 mins No theme. Prefers plays that deal with life in the bay area. 3/2/15 Bay area, California No Fee
Black Box Theatre 10-20 mins All types of work except musicals and children’s shows. 3/5/15 Colorado Springs, Colorado Fee: $10
Prize: $100
Windsor Fringe max 30 mins Amateur playwrights only. 3/5/15 Windsor, UK Fee: í‚£5
Prize: í‚£500
Manhattan Repertory Theatre 25-45 mins Playwrights must produce (cast, direct). 3/6/15 NYC No Fee
Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts max 20 pg sample 2 to 6-week residency, June-November. Apps from playwrights accepted. 3/15/15 Saratoga, Wyoming Fee: $30
Djerassi max 30 pg sample 29-day residency. Apps from playwrights accepted. Int’l submissions ok. 3/15/15 Woodside, California Fee: $45
Echo Theatre Full Length Any subject matter. Female playwrights only. 3/15/15 Dallas, Texas Fee: $20
Prize: $500
Gulfport Community Players 5-20 mins Family-friendly one-act plays. 3/15/15 Gulfport, Florida N/a
Putney Theatre Company max 20 mins Theme: Crime and Punishment. Any genre. UK writers only. 3/15/15 London Fee: í‚£20
Southeastern Louisiana University Full Length Plays geared for a university cast and audience. Open to all playwrights. 3/15/15 Hammond, Louisiana Fee: $10

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Theatre@First 10-15 mins Theme: Fractured Fairy Tales 3/15/15 Somerville, Mass. n/a
Women in Arizona Theatre Full Length Female playwrights only. 3/15/15 Mesa, Arizona Prize: $250
Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild max 40 pg sample Month-long residency. $600 fee if selected, but scholarships available. 3/15/15 Woodstock, New York App Fee: $40
The Collective NY 10 mins Plays should engage truthful & behavior-driven storytelling. 3/17/15 NYC Fee: $10
Edmonds Driftwood Players max 15 mins Theme: Perspective 3/20/15 Edmonds, Wash. n/a
Neil Simon Festival 80 – 120 mins Character-driven American comedy. Musicals ok. 3/20/15 Cedar City, Utah Fee: $25
Fresh Fruit Festival Any length Theme: LGBTQ experience. Playwrights must produce. 3/22/15 NYC Fee: $25
Women in Theatre 10 mins Must be suitable for a general audience. Drama or comedy. Unclear if gender requirement. 3/23/15 Kauai, Hawaii Fee: $20
Prize: $200
MCL Chicago max 90 mins Musical comedies. Band size no larger than 4 musicians. 3/29/15 Chicago, Illinois Fee: $60
Sky Blue Theatre Company 10-30 mins Open to all nationalities. 3/30/15 Cambridge Fee: í‚£15
Theatre Conspiracy Full Length Previously produced plays ok. 3/30/15 Fort Myers, Florida Fee: $5
Prize: $700
Atlanta Fringe Festival 15-45 mins Audio plays only. 3/31/15 Atlanta, Georgia Fee: $16.50
Backwell Playhouse 15-45 mins Radio plays. Any genre & style…………………… 3/31/15 Backwell, UK n/a
Georgia College max 25 pgs One-act plays only. 3/31/15 Georgia Fee: $20
Prize: $1,000
Marble Collegiate Church 10 mins Appears like they will accept previously produced & published plays. 3/31/15 NYC n/a
Papatango New Writing Prize min 90 mins UK & Republic of Ireland residents only. 3/31/15 London n/a
The Kerouac Project 10 pg sample 3-month residency. Int’l submissions ok. 3/31/15 Orlando, Florida Fee: $25. Houí‚­í‚­í‚­í‚­sing + $800 stipend
McKinney Repertory Theatre Full Length Family-friendly plays. 3/31/15 McKinney, Texas n/a


Here’s what other playwrights are saying about the full member’s-only access:

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“I will have had 4 of my short plays included in various festivals.”

“Play Submissions Helper is THE go-to resource tool for playwrights everywhere”

“Many playwriting groups recommended you… Thanks for the good work.”

“My membership has been a tremendous help”