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Howdy, Playwrights!í‚  Find your 56 Play Submissions with November 2015 deadlines here!….


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Name Length Nature of Opportunity Deadline Location Additional Info
Jewish Womení¢â‚¬â„¢s Theatre max 10 mins Theme: TEMPTATION. Previously prods ok. 10/30/15 Santa Monica, California n/a
Bloomington Playwrights Project 75-135 mins Comedy. Musicals ok. Fee waived for Dramatist Guild members. Hard copy submissions only. 10/31/15 Bloom.ton, Indiana Fee: $10
Prize: $1,000
Dayton Playhouse 75+ mins Original works only. 10/31/15 Dayton, Ohio Fee: $20
Prize: $1000
Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati Full Length Plays that address current social issues. Adaptations and musicals ok. 10/31/15 Cincinnati, Ohio n/a
Hobo Junction Productions 10 mins Comedic plays. Theme: Winter Holiday 10/31/15 Chicago, Illinois No Fee
Prize: $100
Manhattan Repertory Theatre 40-120 mins New, unproduced plays. Playwright must produce. 10/31/15 NYC $300 fee once accepted
New York Univ Steinhardt Any length Plays for audiences ages 4-21. 10/31/15 NYC n/a
Onion Man Prods 10 mins The play must be set on either a dock at a lake or on the back porch of a lake house. 10/31/15 Norcross, Georgia n/a
Pride Films & Plays Full Length Plays & musicals with LGBT characters or themes. Fee waived for Dramatists Guild and PFP members. 10/31/15 Chicago, Illinois Fee: $45 (!)
Prize: $400
Red Theater 60-120 mins Prior prods ok. Adaptations ok. 10/31/15 Chicago, Illinois $75 royalty per performance
The Little Theatre of Alexandria 20-50 mins Original, unpublished and unproduced plays. Hard copy submissions only. 10/31/15 Alexandria, Virginia Fee: $20
Prize: $350
The Stanley Drama Award Full Length, One Act Sequence Plays and musicals; unproduced. Hard copy submissions only. 10/31/15 Staten Island, New York Fee: $30
Prize: $2000

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Actors Theatre of Louisville max 10 pgs Characters should be in the age range 18-28. Hard copy submissions only. 11/1/15 Louisville, Kentucky Prize: $1,000
Berkeley Rep Full Length 1í¢â‚¬“4 weeks developmental residency. 11/1/15 Berkeley, California Stipend will be provided.
Beverly Hills Theatre Guild 75+ mins US citizens or legal residents only. Hard copy submissions only. 11/1/15 Beverly Hills, California Fee: $15
Prize: $3,500
Ensemble Studio Theatre Full Length,
One Act
Commission. Open to a broad range of topics related to “hard” sciences and technology. Musicals ok. 11/1/15 NYC Awards: $1,000 – $10,000
id Theater Full Length Any genre or style. Musicals ok. 11/1/15 NYC Fee: $10
Over Our Head Players max 10 mins Comedies. Hard copy submissions only. 11/1/15 Racine, Wisconsin Prize: $300
Parish Players 10 mins Previously produced ok. 11/1/15 Thetford, Vermont n/a
Stageí‚ Doorí‚ Productions max 20í‚ pgs Original andí‚ unpublished plays only. 11/1/15 F’sburg, Virginia Prize: í‚ $150
Strange Sun Theater 70-120 mins Theme: Science and Art 11/1/15 NYC n/a
Tennessee Williams Fest max 1hr Play content is NOT limited to Tennessee Williams related themes. 11/1/15 New Orleans, Louisiana Fee: $25
Prize: $1,500
NY Musical Theatre Fest Full Length Musicals, not yet commercially produced in NYC. Script must be production-ready. 11/1/15 NYC Fee: $75
Univ of Michigan n/a Job opp – í‚  í‚  Professor of Theatre & Drama Playwriting 11/1/15 Ann Arbor, Michigan n/a
Theatricum Botanicum Full Length Provocative, political and socially relevant material. 11/1/15 Topanga, California n/a
Acad of Arts and Letters See right. Musicals, plays with songs, etc. Hard copy submissions only. 11/2/15 NYC n/a
Manhattan Rep 7-20 mins Never produced before original plays (cast, directed & ready to perform). Tri-State area playwrights only. 11/2/15 NYC No Fee
Utah Shakespeare Fest Full Length Theme: American Western. Also scripts that focus on í¢â‚¬Å“classicí¢â‚¬ characters, subjects, and themes. 11/2/15 Cedar City, Utah Fee: $20. í‚  Prize: Lodging for 1-week fest.
Playwrights Foundation 60-120 pgs Special attention is given to Bay Area writers, emerging writers, and writers of color. Adaptations ok. 11/7/15 San Francisco, California Fee: $20
$500 stipend, travel, housing
Women’s Project Theater Full Length
(60+ pgs)
Two-year lab with bimonthly meeting. Female artist living within 90 mins of NYC. 11/8/15 NYC stipend
Variations Theatre Group Any length All themes or genres are welcome. Playwrights must produce. 11/9/15 NYC No Fee
Fantastic.Z Theatre Company max 10 mins Comedy. Looking for pieces dealing with LGBTQ issues and/or written by a member of LGBTQ community. 11/12/15 Seattle, Washington n/a
Acadia Theatre Company max 30 mins Original scripts, unperformed. Int’l submissions ok. 11/15/15 Nova Scotia, Canada n/a
Jewish Womení¢â‚¬â„¢s Theatre One Act
(max 10 mins)
Theme: JACOBí¢â‚¬â„¢S DILEMMA. Previously produced ok. Adaptations and musicals ok. 11/15/15 Santa Monica, California n/a
Lakeshore Players Theatre 10 mins Open to all playwrights. 11/15/15 White Bear, MN n/a
Little Black Dress INK 10 mins Female playwrights only. Theme: Curves Ahead 11/15/15 Prescott, Arizona n/a
New York Univ n/a Job opp – Professor of Dramatic Writing 11/15/15 NYC n/a
Rocky Mountain National Park 6 pg sample 2-week residency, June-September. Apps from playwrights accepted. 11/15/15 Estes Park, Colorado Fee: $35
No stipend.
Sanguine Theatre Co Full Length, One Act Plays that deal with contemporary issues. Target audience is 20s to 30s. 11/15/15 NYC Fee: $5
Sci-Fest LA max 20 mins Theme: Science Fiction. 11/15/15 Los Angeles, California Fee: $10
Vermont Actorsí¢â‚¬â„¢ Repertory Theatre One Act
(max 45 mins)
Playwrights who are residents of Northeast (including NY). 11/15/15 Rutland, Vermont No Fee
Trade a Play Tuesday 10 pgs Send 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/a No fee.
Ohlone College 10 mins Plays that speak to and from an 18-26 yr old perspective. 2 out of every 3 characters should be of college age. 11/20/15 Fremont, California No Fee
Last Frontier Theatre Conf 20 mins – 2 hrs Any genre except musicals. 11/23/15 Valdez, Alaska n/a
Claremorris Fringe Fest 15 mins New original works. Int’l submissions ok. 11/30/15 Ireland Fee: í¢”š¬5
Prize: í¢”š¬500
New Theatre Full Length New and previously produced plays ok. 11/30/15 Miami, Florida n/a
Endangered Species Playwriting Prize 10 minutes Theme: Endangered Species. Comedy, drama or for young audiences. 11/30/15 n/a No Fee
Prize: $100
The Group Rep One Act
(5-10 mins)
Any themes and genres except musicals and monologues. 11/30/15 Los Angeles, California Fee: $5
Clockhouse max 15 pgs Dramatic works, either a standalone piece or an excerpt from a one-act or full length play. 12/1/15 Magazine n/a
Mesa Refuge Full Length Residency. Apps from playwrights accepted. 12/1/15 Point Reyes Station, California n/a
Punk Monkey Productions 10-20 pgs Plays should possess the classic noir themes of murder, mystery, etc.. Strong female characters encouraged. 12/1/15 Los Angeles, California n/a
Shakespeare in the ‘Burg Theater Festival 25 mins – 1 hr Open to all playwrights. Any style and genre, but must be for an audience of all ages. Previous prodns ok. 12/1/15 M’burg, Virginia n/a
Sundog Theatre One Act
(10-25 mins)
Plays about the Staten Island Ferries……………… 12/1/15 NYC Prize: $100
The Rockefeller Foundation max 20 pgs
(work sample)
2-4 weeks residency. Apps from playwrights accepted. 12/1/15 NYC n/a
Theatre InspiraTO 10 mins Open to any playwright. Theme: Shift. Any style except musicals. Previously produced plays ok. 12/1/15 Canada No Fee
Prize: $500 CDN
Greenbrier Valley Theatre One Act
(5-10 mins)
Any subject matter. 12/2/15 Lew’sburg, West Virginia n/a

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