Howdy, playwrights!í‚  June is generally a pretty slow month, but we’ve found 51 play submissions opportunities with June deadlines — see below!


NameLengthNature of OpportunityDead- lineLocationAdd’l Info
Nick Darke Writers’ Award1 hourNat’l & int’l writers aged 16+.5/30/16Cornwall, UKPrize: í‚£6,000
Creede Rep Theatre10-20 pgs excerptCommission. TYAs. Bilingual (English/Spanish) plays preferred, but not required.5/30/16Creede, Coloradon/a
Playhouse on the SquareFull LengthOriginal, unpublished plays or musicals. Hard copy submissions only.5/30/16Memphis, TennesseeFee: $15
Prize: $750
Rupture Prodsmax 15 minsShort excerpts from plays that revolve around LGBT issues. Int’l submissions ok.5/30/16Londonn/a
Arch & Bruce Brown Found.Full LengthDramas, comedies, musicals. Must involve LGBTQ characters and/or themes & portray a historical period or incident.5/31/16Brooklyn, New YorkNo Fee
Prize: $3,000
Chappaqua Library10 minsComedies about politics. No references to any current politician. Historic & fictional figures are fine.5/31/16New Castle, New York$5, $25 prize
Dennis & Victoria Ross Found.Full LengthThe play must be original.5/31/16NYCn/a
Little Fish Theatremax 15 minsOne-act/short plays only.5/31/16Los Angeles, CaliforniaNo Fee
$50 royalty
M’ndance Int’l Film Fest1, 2 or 3-actStage play, stage play or musical for kids, radio play.5/31/16Boulder, ColoradoFee: $50
The Blank TheatreFull LengthMust not have received a full prod. Staged readings & academic prods ok.5/31/16Los Angeles, Californian/a
Adir’dack Shk’speare Co One Act,
Full Length
All genres & styles welcome.
Subject: Mental Illness
6/1/16Schroon, New YorkFee: $10/30
Prize: $500 – 1,000
BoxFest Detroit5-55 minsOpen to all.6/1/16Hamtramck, Michigann/a
Eventide Theatre CoFull LengthNotice of intention must be filed first by June 1. Completed manuscript should be submitted on or before Sept 1.6/1/16Dennis, MAFee: $50
Prize: $1,000
Florida Theatrical AssocFull LengthNew musicals. US writers only.6/1/16Orlando, Floridan/a
Leslie Scalapino AwardFull LengthWomen writers. Should have had no more than 3 prods of their work.6/1/16New YorkPrize: $2,500
Long Island UniversityFull LengthUnproduced new plays & musicals. No restriction on genre or style.6/1/16Brookville, New York“stipend”
Mesa RefugeFull Length14-day residency. Apps from playwrights accepted.6/1/16Point Reyes Station, CaliforniaFee: $40
Repertorio Espa탱olFull LengthPlays that resonate w/ Latino audiences & accurately depict the Hispanic experience.6/1/16NYCPrize: $3,000
Secret TheatreFull LengthPlaywrights must produce. Producers get 50% of the door, after first 11 full price tickets.6/1/16Long Island City, New YorkNo Fee
Prize: $500
STAGES theatreFull LengthComedies, dramas, musicals, classics, originals. Shows w/ a director attached strongly preferred.6/1/16Fullerton, Californian/a
Writer’s DigestFull LengthNo restrictions on content, language, subject matter, etc.6/1/16Blue Ash, OhioFee: $30
Prize: $5,000
Headlands Center for the ArtsFull LengthFully sponsored 4- to 8-wk residencies w/ optional monthly stipend of $500. Apps from playwrights accepted.6/3/16Sausalito, CaliforniaFee: $45
Lama Theater Comax 8 pgsScripts must be related to the question:
Word WaveOne Act
(max 60 mins)
Drama or comedy.6/3/16South Lake Tahoe, CaliforniaFee: $20
Prize: $500
Helen Jean Play ContestAny lengthAny subject. Previously produced or entered in other contests ok.6/12/16NYCNo Fee
Prize: $35

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Cloverdale PlayhouseFull Length, One ActFull-length for writers 19+. One-act for writers 18 below. Any subject.6/15/16M’gomery, AlabamaNo Fee
Fad Theater Group12-20 pgsFor podcast. Protagonist has to be either “a transgender” or “someone who doesn’t know that they are in a cult.”6/15/16n/an/a
Thespis Theater Festival30-90 minsAny genre. Playwright must produce. Cast & crew must be from NYC.6/15/16NYC$250 fee if accepted. Prize: $3,500
Calderaí¢â‚¬â„¢s AIRFull Length1-month residency. Apps from playwrights accepted.6/17/16Sisters, OregonFee: $35
New York New Works Theatre Fest10-23 minsDrama, comedy, musicals & solo shows. Playwrights must produce.6/20/16NYCí‚ $365 fee if accepted. Prize: $500
MPAACTFull LengthOriginal plays by African American & African Diaspora playwrights.6/21/16Chicago, Illinoisn/a
Fad Theater Group12-20 pgsFor podcast. Protagonist has to be either “a sesquipedalian” or “someone getting dressed for the occasion.”6/29/16n/an/a
Emerald Theatre Co5-10 minsTheme: Out of the Closet – any interpretation, literal or figurative. Comedy or drama.6/30/16Memphis, TennesseeFee: $10
Prize: $200
Int’l Theater Arts InstituteFull LengthOriginal works in English or Spanish.6/30/16NYCn/a
Jewish Ensemble TheatreFull LengthOriginal work or adaptation that reflects issues of social conscience & human rights. Drama & comedy.6/30/16West Bloomfield, MichiganFee: $15
Prize: $500
Long Beach PlayhouseFull LengthUnproduced, non-musical plays only.6/30/16Long Beach, CaliforniaFee: $10
M’dance Int’l Film Fest1, 2 or 3-actStage play, stage play or musical for kids, radio play (comedy & drama).6/30/16Boulder, ColoradoFee: $75
New Works Of MeritAny lengthFull-lengths, one-acts, shorts, children’s plays, published scripts, previously produced plays, etc.6/30/16NYCFee: $25
Prize: $300
North Park Pl’wright Festmax 12 pgs1 or 2 previous prods ok. Any subject matter except nudity or off-color humor. Hard copy submissions only.6/30/16San Diego, CaliforniaNo Fee
The Hidden River ArtsFull LengthPlays or musicals — unpublished & unproduced.6/30/16Philly, PAFee: $17
Prize: $1,000
Acadiana Rep Theatremax 90 minsFull length plays, one acts & musicals.7/1/16Lafayette, Louisianan/a
Alleyway TheatreFull Length, One ActAny style. Musicals ok.7/1/16Buffalo, New YorkFee: $25
Prize: $400, $100
Castillo TheatreAny lengthPolitical playwrights. Hard copy submissions only.7/1/16NYCn/a
Emerging Artists TheatreSee right.One-man/woman shows & short plays (5-60 mins), musicals (15í¢â‚¬“210 mins).7/1/16NYCn/a
Fury Theatre15-30 minsAny genre. New short plays concerning the topic í¢â‚¬Å“Killer Instinct.í¢â‚¬7/1/16Chicago, Illinoisn/a
Northern Arizona Pl’writing Showcase8-10 minsEntries may not have been performed for a paying audience.7/1/16Flagstaff, ArizonaFee: $12
Panndora Prods60+ minsFull length or long one acts w/c haven’t been previously produced.7/1/16Long Beach, CaliforniaFee: $10
Santa Cruz Actorsí¢â‚¬â„¢ Theatremax 10 minsThe only criteria is that each play must be 10 mins or less…………………………..7/1/16Santa Cruz, CaliforniaFee: $10
Fad Theater Group12-20 pgsFor podcast. Has to pertain to the title “Group Therapy.”7/6/16n/an/a

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