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NameLengthNature of OpportunityDeadlineLocationAdditional Info
Jewish Womení¢â‚¬â„¢s Theatremax 10 minsTheme: TEMPTATION. Previously prods ok.10/30/15Santa Monica, Californian/a
Bloomington Playwrights Project75-135 minsComedy. Musicals ok. Fee waived for Dramatist Guild members. Hard copy submissions only.10/31/15Bloom.ton, IndianaFee: $10
Prize: $1,000
Dayton Playhouse75+ minsOriginal works only.10/31/15Dayton, OhioFee: $20
Prize: $1000
Ensemble Theatre CincinnatiFull LengthPlays that address current social issues. Adaptations and musicals ok.10/31/15Cincinnati, Ohion/a
Hobo Junction Productions10 minsComedic plays. Theme: Winter Holiday10/31/15Chicago, IllinoisNo Fee
Prize: $100
Manhattan Repertory Theatre40-120 minsNew, unproduced plays. Playwright must produce.10/31/15NYC$300 fee once accepted
New York Univ SteinhardtAny lengthPlays for audiences ages 4-21.10/31/15NYCn/a
Onion Man Prods10 minsThe play must be set on either a dock at a lake or on the back porch of a lake house.10/31/15Norcross, Georgian/a
Pride Films & PlaysFull LengthPlays & musicals with LGBT characters or themes. Fee waived for Dramatists Guild and PFP members.10/31/15Chicago, IllinoisFee: $45 (!)
Prize: $400
Red Theater60-120 minsPrior prods ok. Adaptations ok.10/31/15Chicago, Illinois$75 royalty per performance
The Little Theatre of Alexandria20-50 minsOriginal, unpublished and unproduced plays. Hard copy submissions only.10/31/15Alexandria, VirginiaFee: $20
Prize: $350
The Stanley Drama AwardFull Length, One Act SequencePlays and musicals; unproduced. Hard copy submissions only.10/31/15Staten Island, New YorkFee: $30
Prize: $2000

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Actors Theatre of Louisvillemax 10 pgsCharacters should be in the age range 18-28. Hard copy submissions only.11/1/15Louisville, KentuckyPrize: $1,000
Berkeley RepFull Length1í¢â‚¬“4 weeks developmental residency.11/1/15Berkeley, CaliforniaStipend will be provided.
Beverly Hills Theatre Guild75+ minsUS citizens or legal residents only. Hard copy submissions only.11/1/15Beverly Hills, CaliforniaFee: $15
Prize: $3,500
Ensemble Studio TheatreFull Length,
One Act
Commission. Open to a broad range of topics related to “hard” sciences and technology. Musicals ok.11/1/15NYCAwards: $1,000 – $10,000
id TheaterFull LengthAny genre or style. Musicals ok.11/1/15NYCFee: $10
Over Our Head Playersmax 10 minsComedies. Hard copy submissions only.11/1/15Racine, WisconsinPrize: $300
Parish Players10 minsPreviously produced ok.11/1/15Thetford, Vermontn/a
Stageí‚ Doorí‚ Productionsmax 20í‚ pgsOriginal andí‚ unpublished plays only.11/1/15F’sburg, VirginiaPrize: í‚ $150
Strange Sun Theater70-120 minsTheme: Science and Art11/1/15NYCn/a
Tennessee Williams Festmax 1hrPlay content is NOT limited to Tennessee Williams related themes.11/1/15New Orleans, LouisianaFee: $25
Prize: $1,500
NY Musical Theatre FestFull LengthMusicals, not yet commercially produced in NYC. Script must be production-ready.11/1/15NYCFee: $75
Univ of Michigann/aJob opp – í‚  í‚  Professor of Theatre & Drama Playwriting11/1/15Ann Arbor, Michigann/a
Theatricum BotanicumFull LengthProvocative, political and socially relevant material.11/1/15Topanga, Californian/a
Acad of Arts and LettersSee right.Musicals, plays with songs, etc. Hard copy submissions only.11/2/15NYCn/a
Manhattan Rep7-20 minsNever produced before original plays (cast, directed & ready to perform). Tri-State area playwrights only.11/2/15NYCNo Fee
Utah Shakespeare FestFull LengthTheme: American Western. Also scripts that focus on í¢â‚¬Å“classicí¢â‚¬ characters, subjects, and themes.11/2/15Cedar City, UtahFee: $20. í‚  Prize: Lodging for 1-week fest.
Playwrights Foundation60-120 pgsSpecial attention is given to Bay Area writers, emerging writers, and writers of color. Adaptations ok.11/7/15San Francisco, CaliforniaFee: $20
$500 stipend, travel, housing
Women’s Project TheaterFull Length
(60+ pgs)
Two-year lab with bimonthly meeting. Female artist living within 90 mins of NYC.11/8/15NYCstipend
Variations Theatre GroupAny lengthAll themes or genres are welcome. Playwrights must produce.11/9/15NYCNo Fee
Fantastic.Z Theatre Companymax 10 minsComedy. Looking for pieces dealing with LGBTQ issues and/or written by a member of LGBTQ community.11/12/15Seattle, Washingtonn/a
Acadia Theatre Companymax 30 minsOriginal scripts, unperformed. Int’l submissions ok.11/15/15Nova Scotia, Canadan/a
Jewish Womení¢â‚¬â„¢s TheatreOne Act
(max 10 mins)
Theme: JACOBí¢â‚¬â„¢S DILEMMA. Previously produced ok. Adaptations and musicals ok.11/15/15Santa Monica, Californian/a
Lakeshore Players Theatre10 minsOpen to all playwrights.11/15/15White Bear, MNn/a
Little Black Dress INK10 minsFemale playwrights only. Theme: Curves Ahead11/15/15Prescott, Arizonan/a
New York Univn/aJob opp – Professor of Dramatic Writing11/15/15NYCn/a
Rocky Mountain National Park6 pg sample2-week residency, June-September. Apps from playwrights accepted.11/15/15Estes Park, ColoradoFee: $35
No stipend.
Sanguine Theatre CoFull Length, One ActPlays that deal with contemporary issues. Target audience is 20s to 30s.11/15/15NYCFee: $5
Sci-Fest LAmax 20 minsTheme: Science Fiction.11/15/15Los Angeles, CaliforniaFee: $10
Vermont Actorsí¢â‚¬â„¢ Repertory TheatreOne Act
(max 45 mins)
Playwrights who are residents of Northeast (including NY).11/15/15Rutland, VermontNo Fee
Trade a Play Tuesday10 pgsSend in 10 pages & get same-day feedback.í‚  You must also read 10 pages of another’s work, & give thoughtful feedback.í‚  Runs every Tuesday.11/17/15 (see left)N/aNo fee.
Ohlone College10 minsPlays that speak to and from an 18-26 yr old perspective. 2 out of every 3 characters should be of college age.11/20/15Fremont, CaliforniaNo Fee
Last Frontier Theatre Conf20 mins – 2 hrsAny genre except musicals.11/23/15Valdez, Alaskan/a
Claremorris Fringe Fest15 minsNew original works. Int’l submissions ok.11/30/15IrelandFee: í¢”š¬5
Prize: í¢”š¬500
New TheatreFull LengthNew and previously produced plays ok.11/30/15Miami, Floridan/a
Endangered Species Playwriting Prize10 minutesTheme: Endangered Species. Comedy, drama or for young audiences.11/30/15n/aNo Fee
Prize: $100
The Group RepOne Act
(5-10 mins)
Any themes and genres except musicals and monologues.11/30/15Los Angeles, CaliforniaFee: $5
Clockhousemax 15 pgsDramatic works, either a standalone piece or an excerpt from a one-act or full length play.12/1/15Magazinen/a
Mesa RefugeFull LengthResidency. Apps from playwrights accepted.12/1/15Point Reyes Station, Californian/a
Punk Monkey Productions10-20 pgsPlays should possess the classic noir themes of murder, mystery, etc.. Strong female characters encouraged.12/1/15Los Angeles, Californian/a
Shakespeare in the ‘Burg Theater Festival25 mins – 1 hrOpen to all playwrights. Any style and genre, but must be for an audience of all ages. Previous prodns ok.12/1/15M’burg, Virginian/a
Sundog TheatreOne Act
(10-25 mins)
Plays about the Staten Island Ferries………………12/1/15NYCPrize: $100
The Rockefeller Foundationmax 20 pgs
(work sample)
2-4 weeks residency. Apps from playwrights accepted.12/1/15NYCn/a
Theatre InspiraTO10 minsOpen to any playwright. Theme: Shift. Any style except musicals. Previously produced plays ok.12/1/15CanadaNo Fee
Prize: $500 CDN
Greenbrier Valley TheatreOne Act
(5-10 mins)
Any subject matter.12/2/15Lew’sburg, West Virginian/a

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