Howdy, playwrights!í‚ June is generally a pretty slow month, but we’ve found 51 play submissions opportunities with June deadlines — see below!
|Name||Length||Nature of Opportunity||Dead- line||Location||Add’l Info|
|Nick Darke Writers’ Award||1 hour||Nat’l & int’l writers aged 16+.||5/30/16||Cornwall, UK||Prize: í‚£6,000|
|Creede Rep Theatre||10-20 pgs excerpt||Commission. TYAs. Bilingual (English/Spanish) plays preferred, but not required.||5/30/16||Creede, Colorado||n/a|
|Playhouse on the Square||Full Length||Original, unpublished plays or musicals. Hard copy submissions only.||5/30/16||Memphis, Tennessee||Fee: $15
|Rupture Prods||max 15 mins||Short excerpts from plays that revolve around LGBT issues. Int’l submissions ok.||5/30/16||London||n/a|
|Arch & Bruce Brown Found.||Full Length||Dramas, comedies, musicals. Must involve LGBTQ characters and/or themes & portray a historical period or incident.||5/31/16||Brooklyn, New York||No Fee
|Chappaqua Library||10 mins||Comedies about politics. No references to any current politician. Historic & fictional figures are fine.||5/31/16||New Castle, New York||$5, $25 prize|
|Dennis & Victoria Ross Found.||Full Length||The play must be original.||5/31/16||NYC||n/a|
|Little Fish Theatre||max 15 mins||One-act/short plays only.||5/31/16||Los Angeles, California||No Fee
|M’ndance Int’l Film Fest||1, 2 or 3-act||Stage play, stage play or musical for kids, radio play.||5/31/16||Boulder, Colorado||Fee: $50|
|The Blank Theatre||Full Length||Must not have received a full prod. Staged readings & academic prods ok.||5/31/16||Los Angeles, California||n/a|
|Adir’dack Shk’speare Co||One Act,
|All genres & styles welcome.
Subject: Mental Illness
|6/1/16||Schroon, New York||Fee: $10/30
Prize: $500 – 1,000
|BoxFest Detroit||5-55 mins||Open to all.||6/1/16||Hamtramck, Michigan||n/a|
|Eventide Theatre Co||Full Length||Notice of intention must be filed first by June 1. Completed manuscript should be submitted on or before Sept 1.||6/1/16||Dennis, MA||Fee: $50
|Florida Theatrical Assoc||Full Length||New musicals. US writers only.||6/1/16||Orlando, Florida||n/a|
|Leslie Scalapino Award||Full Length||Women writers. Should have had no more than 3 prods of their work.||6/1/16||New York||Prize: $2,500|
|Long Island University||Full Length||Unproduced new plays & musicals. No restriction on genre or style.||6/1/16||Brookville, New York||“stipend”|
|Mesa Refuge||Full Length||14-day residency. Apps from playwrights accepted.||6/1/16||Point Reyes Station, California||Fee: $40|
|Repertorio Espaíƒ±ol||Full Length||Plays that resonate w/ Latino audiences & accurately depict the Hispanic experience.||6/1/16||NYC||Prize: $3,000|
|Secret Theatre||Full Length||Playwrights must produce. Producers get 50% of the door, after first 11 full price tickets.||6/1/16||Long Island City, New York||No Fee
|STAGES theatre||Full Length||Comedies, dramas, musicals, classics, originals. Shows w/ a director attached strongly preferred.||6/1/16||Fullerton, California||n/a|
|Writer’s Digest||Full Length||No restrictions on content, language, subject matter, etc.||6/1/16||Blue Ash, Ohio||Fee: $30
|Headlands Center for the Arts||Full Length||Fully sponsored 4- to 8-wk residencies w/ optional monthly stipend of $500. Apps from playwrights accepted.||6/3/16||Sausalito, California||Fee: $45|
|Lama Theater Co||max 8 pgs||Scripts must be related to the question:
|Word Wave||One Act
(max 60 mins)
|Drama or comedy.||6/3/16||South Lake Tahoe, California||Fee: $20
|Helen Jean Play Contest||Any length||Any subject. Previously produced or entered in other contests ok.||6/12/16||NYC||No Fee
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|Cloverdale Playhouse||Full Length, One Act||Full-length for writers 19+. One-act for writers 18 below. Any subject.||6/15/16||M’gomery, Alabama||No Fee|
|Fad Theater Group||12-20 pgs||For podcast. Protagonist has to be either “a transgender” or “someone who doesn’t know that they are in a cult.”||6/15/16||n/a||n/a|
|Thespis Theater Festival||30-90 mins||Any genre. Playwright must produce. Cast & crew must be from NYC.||6/15/16||NYC||$250 fee if accepted. Prize: $3,500|
|Calderaí¢â‚¬â„¢s AIR||Full Length||1-month residency. Apps from playwrights accepted.||6/17/16||Sisters, Oregon||Fee: $35|
|New York New Works Theatre Fest||10-23 mins||Drama, comedy, musicals & solo shows. Playwrights must produce.||6/20/16||NYC||í‚ $365 fee if accepted. Prize: $500|
|MPAACT||Full Length||Original plays by African American & African Diaspora playwrights.||6/21/16||Chicago, Illinois||n/a|
|Fad Theater Group||12-20 pgs||For podcast. Protagonist has to be either “a sesquipedalian” or “someone getting dressed for the occasion.”||6/29/16||n/a||n/a|
|Emerald Theatre Co||5-10 mins||Theme: Out of the Closet – any interpretation, literal or figurative. Comedy or drama.||6/30/16||Memphis, Tennessee||Fee: $10
|Int’l Theater Arts Institute||Full Length||Original works in English or Spanish.||6/30/16||NYC||n/a|
|Jewish Ensemble Theatre||Full Length||Original work or adaptation that reflects issues of social conscience & human rights. Drama & comedy.||6/30/16||West Bloomfield, Michigan||Fee: $15
|Long Beach Playhouse||Full Length||Unproduced, non-musical plays only.||6/30/16||Long Beach, California||Fee: $10|
|M’dance Int’l Film Fest||1, 2 or 3-act||Stage play, stage play or musical for kids, radio play (comedy & drama).||6/30/16||Boulder, Colorado||Fee: $75|
|New Works Of Merit||Any length||Full-lengths, one-acts, shorts, children’s plays, published scripts, previously produced plays, etc.||6/30/16||NYC||Fee: $25
|North Park Pl’wright Fest||max 12 pgs||1 or 2 previous prods ok. Any subject matter except nudity or off-color humor. Hard copy submissions only.||6/30/16||San Diego, California||No Fee|
|The Hidden River Arts||Full Length||Plays or musicals — unpublished & unproduced.||6/30/16||Philly, PA||Fee: $17
|Acadiana Rep Theatre||max 90 mins||Full length plays, one acts & musicals.||7/1/16||Lafayette, Louisiana||n/a|
|Alleyway Theatre||Full Length, One Act||Any style. Musicals ok.||7/1/16||Buffalo, New York||Fee: $25
Prize: $400, $100
|Castillo Theatre||Any length||Political playwrights. Hard copy submissions only.||7/1/16||NYC||n/a|
|Emerging Artists Theatre||See right.||One-man/woman shows & short plays (5-60 mins), musicals (15í¢â‚¬“210 mins).||7/1/16||NYC||n/a|
|Fury Theatre||15-30 mins||Any genre. New short plays concerning the topic í¢â‚¬Å“Killer Instinct.í¢â‚¬||7/1/16||Chicago, Illinois||n/a|
|Northern Arizona Pl’writing Showcase||8-10 mins||Entries may not have been performed for a paying audience.||7/1/16||Flagstaff, Arizona||Fee: $12|
|Panndora Prods||60+ mins||Full length or long one acts w/c haven’t been previously produced.||7/1/16||Long Beach, California||Fee: $10|
|Santa Cruz Actorsí¢â‚¬â„¢ Theatre||max 10 mins||The only criteria is that each play must be 10 mins or less…………………………..||7/1/16||Santa Cruz, California||Fee: $10|
|Fad Theater Group||12-20 pgs||For podcast. Has to pertain to the title “Group Therapy.”||7/6/16||n/a||n/a|
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